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The Data is in: Families are Spending their Child Tax Credits on Basic Needs

We’ve written before about how the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a historical step in lifting children out of poverty. But new data released...

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The Housing Voucher Program Should Be Included in Federal Relief Legislation

This week, Montana Budget & Policy Center released a report on the federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. This program provides rental...

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MBPC's Comment to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

On October 14, the Montana Budget & Policy Center submitted comment to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging them...

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Back to school means better access to meals for many Montana children

As kids across Montana stuff their backpacks with notebooks, pencils, and crayons, there is one thing they won’t have to worry about packing –...

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What would help families make ends meet? Make the Child Tax Credit permanent

Congress has an opportunity to help Montanans not only recover from the effects of the coronavirus, but to create a nation that includes everyone in...

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Broadband: Expanding the Digital Road in Indian Country

For decades, quality access to the internet has been important for businesses, schools, and communities. However, the global pandemic has made...

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MBPC's Comment on the 1115 Waiver Amendment

Last week, Montana Budget & Policy Center submitted our comments in relation to the proposed amendment to Montana’s 1115 demonstration waiver...

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Wealthiest Should Finally Pay their Fair Share

A recent investigation found that many of the wealthiest Americans pay little to no income tax each year while tens of millions of middle-class...

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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.