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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After 400 Years: It is Time to Honor the Treaties

November is Native American Heritage Month which is a time to acknowledge indigenous people’s significant contributions and celebrate Indigenous...

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BBB Specifics: Child Care

Last week, President Biden and Congress unveiled the latest version of the federal recovery package, coined the Build Back Better plan. This package...

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BBB provides critical, common-sense investments in housing affordability

On October 28th, President Biden proposed the "Build Back Better Act" framework, providing $150 billion in affordable housing investments....

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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.