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End-of-Session Affordable Housing Updates

During the 2019 Legislative session, several bills that would increase access to affordable housing for Montanans attracted significant support and...

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Healthy Budgets Make for Healthy Communities

Medicaid expansion was a big priority for the 2019 Montana Legislature. However, state budget and tax decisions of all kinds impact the social...

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Access to Health Care Coverage for Nearly 100,000 Montanans Protected with Continuation of Medicaid Expansion

The Montana Legislature passed HB 658, a continuation of Montana’s Medicaid expansion program, providing health care coverage for over 96,000...

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End-of-Session State-Tribal Legislative Updates

With the 2019 legislative session behind us, it is time to share updates on a number of key bills that impact Indian Country. Montana State Budget ...

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End of Session: What happened to taxes in Montana?

At the end of the legislative session, it is time to reflect on the policy wins and losses specific to our work on state tax policy. While revenue...

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Happy Tax Day from MBPC

Monday, April 15, as most of us are (hopefully) aware, is Tax Day. More than just the filing deadline for tax returns, Tax Day represents an annual...

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Reflections on the 2017 federal tax bill, one year in

As Americans are nearing the end of tax season, many people are finishing up filing their taxes and seeing what their tax return looks like. This is...

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Position Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Outreach Coordinator

Organizational, Project, and Position Background Founded in 2008, the mission of the Montana Budget and Policy Center (MBPC) is to advance...

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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.