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The Zero-Sum Game: How and Why Local Property Taxes Shift

A zero-sum game is a situation in which one person or group’s gain corresponds with an equal loss for another person or group. After the losses and...

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Montana Women Vote Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe vs. Wade

Like many across the country, we are appalled by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and reversing...

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Montana and the Federal Budget

Most of our research at MBPC focuses on the state budget and how we can best invest our state resources to build a Montana where everyone has the...

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Dividing Montana: Redistricting and Equal Representation on the Line

Every 10 years, states engage in redistricting - a process to redraw the geographic lines that divide districts for the U.S. House of...

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The Over-Under on the Census Count

Census Must Implement New Data Collection Practices to Stop Undercounting Young Children and Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color The...

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Montana Kids Are Still Struggling: Don’t Cut Off Summer Food Program

When schools let out, and cafeterias close for the summer, no kid in Montana should be left wondering where their next meal will come from....

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Position Announcement: Senior Budget Strategist

MPBC is seeking a Senior Budget Strategist to lead the organization’s efforts to maximize the impact of federal and state funds in anti-poverty...

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Position Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Fellow

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) seeks a State-Tribal Policy Fellow to support our efforts to advance a policy agenda that works for...

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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.