Tara Jensen

State Investments are Critical to Addressing the High Rates of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

“Too many of our sisters, mothers, and daughters have been left behind by our legal system,” said Rep. Rae Peppers, sponsor of House Bill 21, an act establishing “Hanna’s Act.” Last...

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Language Immersion Programs Help Student Success In and Out of the Classroom

Yesterday, February 6th, the House Education Committee heard legislation related to Indian language immersion programs in schools. “Language is vital to our society and well-being,” testified...

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Bozeman lawmaker’s bill eliminates some property taxes in favor of sales tax

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Lawmakers Hear Massive Proposal for Statewide Sales Tax

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Bill to End Some Property Tax, Add Sales Tax Gets Mixed Review

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Bill would eliminate some property taxes in favor of MT sales tax

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Montana House committee debates paid family leave bill

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Bill would offer paid family, medical leave to all Montana workers

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Bill Would Offer Paid Leave To Montana Employees

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Helena lawmaker pitches bill for paid family leave in Montana

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Harsh Work and Reporting Requirements Could Disproportionately Hurt Indian Country

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Medicaid Expansion is Good for Montana Businesses

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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.