Latest Reports

An Early Look at Legislative Action on the State Budget

Our state budget represents our collective investment in the public institutions and services that educate our children, keep our communities safe,...

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2021 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

This report summarizes some of the bills relevant to tribal communities that the 2021 Legislature considered.

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The ARPA Commission needs to make housing an integral part of Montana’s post-pandemic recovery plan

The Montana Budget & Policy Center, together with 40 organizations, housing providers, and developers as part of the statewide Montana Housing...

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State must act immediately to prevent large SNAP cut from hurting Montanans

In June, Governor Gianforte ended the state of emergency that was put in place to provide food assistance to thousands of Montanans. This move leaves...

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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.