Latest Reports

Medicaid Expansion in Montana

Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides health care coverage to individuals, including children, adults, pregnant women, people with...

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Where Do Kids Go After the School Bells Ring?

The demand for afterschool programs in Montana outpaces availability in communities. More Montana students would enroll in an afterschool program if...

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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 Tax System Heavily Reliant on Families with Low and Moderate Incomes

The results are in: Montana families with the lowest incomes are paying an effective state and local tax rate 42 percent higher than the wealthiest...

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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.