Latest Reports

An Early Look at Legislative Action on the State Budget

The 2019 Legislature enacted the state budget, housed within HB 2, providing funding for state agencies to provide services across the state. This...

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Medicaid Expansion Works for Every County in Montana

Medicaid expansion has proven to be a successful program in all 56 counties, one that helps working families, employers, and the broader economy. From...

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End-of-Session Affordable Housing Updates

During the 2019 Legislative session, several bills that would increase access to affordable housing for Montanans attracted significant support and...

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Healthy Budgets Make for Healthy Communities

Medicaid expansion was a big priority for the 2019 Montana Legislature. However, state budget and tax decisions of all kinds impact the social...

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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.