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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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State-Tribal Legislative Updates

With the final days of the 2019 legislative session less than a month away, MBPC wanted to share updates on several key bills that would impact Indian...

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Medicaid Expansion Passes House, Heads to the Senate

On March 29, the Montana House passed HB 658 to continue Medicaid expansion in Montana. As a quick recap, the 2015 Legislature expanded Medicaid...

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USDA Proposed Rule Undercuts State Flexibility, Puts Families at Greater Risk of Hunger

Over the past several months, MBPC has been busy with the Montana Legislative session, but SNAP is – again – at risk at the federal level. Just...

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Revenue Raising Opportunities, Lost

In March, with less than 10 days before the April 1 transmittal deadline for revenue bills, the legislature saw a number of proposals that would raise...

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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.