Four Reasons Georgia’s Medicaid Model Won’t Work for Montana

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 41 states, including Montana, have expanded Medicaid to residents with incomes below 138 percent of the federal...

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HB 819: Bridging the Gap to Affordable Housing

Increased Cost of Housing and Lack of Supply In Montana, it has become increasingly difficult for low- and middle-income workers to find...

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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

State and local taxes fund K-12 education for all Montana kids, provide reliable infrastructure like roads and bridges, and improve public health and...

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Fix the Federal Child Tax Credit and Help Montana Families Afford Basic Needs

Families do better when they have adequate resources to meet basic needs like housing and healthy food. Luckily, it’s not too late to expand the...

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Position Announcement: Coalition Campaign Coordinator

The Montana Advocates for Children is seeking a Coalition Campaign Coordinator to lead the coalition’s advocacy work to expand access to affordable...

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Where Do the Children Play? Considerations on Cost of Care and School-Age Kids

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The Inflation Reduction Act Invests in Clean Energy and Climate Resilience for Tribal Nations

American Indian and Alaska Native peoples are the first and original stewards of the land and waters in the United States. However, many tribal...

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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.