Latest Reports

2020 State Budget Handbook for Indian Country

State-Tribal Budget Handbook serves as an overview of how the state budgeting process works and how Montanans who are American Indian can get...

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Policy Basics: Jurisdiction in Indian Country

This report provides an introduction to the complexities surrounding jurisdiction in Indian Country, or the general authority of a government to...

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Update: Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

Our previous blog, Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19, covered the actions tribal nations have taken in reservations across Montana to protect public...

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2020 State-Tribal Symposium Wrap Up

Thank you to all those who attended our 2020 State-Tribal Policy Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country. This year’s symposium had...

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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.