Zuri Moreno

Where ARPA those funds?

This August marks 17 months since the passage of the federal stimulus package, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). During this time, states throughout the US spent billions of dollars and...

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State Surplus Should Support Communities: What does Montana do with $1.9 billion?

As we move toward the 2023 legislative session, Montanans and legislators need to answer an important question: what do we do with $1.9 billion in state general fund surplus?[1] This surplus is a...

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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.