Latest Reports

The Great Tax Shift

The taxes paid by Montana residents and businesses have created and continue to fund an equitable educational system, roads and bridges, and services...

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Improving the Health of Individuals and Communities

Medicaid is a critical resource for eligible American Indians who either have no insurance or are dealing with inadequate care through IHS’s...

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HB 819: Bridging the Gap to Affordable Housing

The 2025 Legislature will likely continue to seek solutions to Montana’s housing crisis. Fortunately, some simple changes to HB 819 can help...

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Lessons Learned From The Medicaid Unwinding

Since April 2023, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has been determining eligibility for Medicaid recipients. During the...

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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.