Latest Reports

CARES Act: Funding for Housing and Homelessness

This report outlines the $12 billion in funding to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs and activities under the CARES Act.

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Policy Basics: Land Status of Indian Country

This report is the third in an ongoing project that introduces readers to foundational topics in Indian Country. The first two covered tribal...

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Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

Tribal nations are showcasing leadership during COVID-19 by prioritizing the safety and health of vulnerable populations, tribal citizens, and...

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Children are going hungry with school closures. Montana can help.

Montana can help thousands of low-income students get enough to eat during school closures, but it must act swiftly.    A new program...

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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.