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Policy Basics: Property Taxes in Montana

The Montana property tax system supports local public services, including schools, roads, and other infrastructure. Residential property owners pay...

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Economic Development in Indian Country: A State Investment with Continued Returns

Since its inception in 2005, the Indian Country Economic Development (ICED) program has made a significant contribution toward improving the economic...

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Legislative Action: Subcommittee Cuts Nearly $1 Billion from DPHHS Base

The first action of the Joint Appropriations/Finance & Claims Joint Subcommittee for Health and Human Services was to cut $1 billion to start the...

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Present Law Budget: What does it mean and how does it affect our communities?

With the 2021 Montana legislative session less than a month away, decisions made by our state level policymakers will determine how Montanans weather...

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.