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Public Service Job Losses Threaten Montana's Recovery

The Great Recession cost Montana thousands of jobs. Montana has experienced recessions in the past, but this time job losses have been more severe and continued longer than in previous recessions. ...

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Can Montana Afford an Oil and Gas Tax Holiday?

Years ago, the legislature created a tax break for oil and gas companies that now costs the state tens of millions of dollars per year, and does not deliver on its promise of economic development.

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Income Tax Bracket Collapse is Costing Montana

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Fund Transfers are Prudent and Have Precedent

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Early Budget Plans Bode Poorly for Montana

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Making Sure All Taxpayers Contribute What They Owe

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Updated: Legislative Budget Committees Make Cuts That Will Harm Families and Economic Recovery

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Resources on Legislature's Preliminary Cuts to Education and Public Services

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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.