Latest Reports

Montana KIDS COUNT - County Data

County-specific information is some of the most needed and accessed data from Montana KIDS COUNT. It is used by local leaders as they make decisions...

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The Status of Women in Montana: Advancing Policy for Economic Equity

Women in Montana have a long history of economic contributions and success. However, women are still underpaid relative to men, are more likely to...

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Four Reasons Georgia’s Medicaid Model Won’t Work for Montana

Georgia's limited Medicaid expansion didn't work over there, and would be a failure here in Montana. Here are four reasons why.

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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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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.