When back-to-school means back-to-school food access

As our Instagram and Facebook feeds fill up with first day of school pictures, children around the state are loading up in a big, yellow school buses,...

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Housing Access and Affordability:  How Does Your County Rank?

The Montana Budget and Policy is excited to announce the release of our Housing Affordability Map, an interactive online resource that presents a...

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Complexities of Criminal Jurisdiction and Justice Systems Failing Indian Country

“You get three agencies in a room, and you have four opinions.” That’s according to Professor Monte Mills, co-director of the Margery Hunter...

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On the Road: MBPC Begins Annual Reservation Visits

Last week, State-Tribal policy duo, Heather Cahoon and Preston Parish, hit the road to visit with tribal leaders from the Little Shell Tribe of...

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Position Announcement: Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst

The Montana Budget and Policy Center is dedicated to advancing responsible tax, budget and economic policies through credible research and analysis in...

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Parents' Day: Paid family and medical leave would make a difference for parents in Montana

Did you know that July 22nd is Parents’ Day? While much lesser known than Mother’s or Father’s Day, Parents’ Day is a time to celebrate...

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Preston Parish Joins the MBPC Team

MBPC is thrilled to announce Preston Parish as our new State Tribal Policy Fellow. Preston comes to MBPC with a commitment to analyzing state tax...

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Newest report discusses three state, local funding & policy tools to improve affordable housing

Today in Montana, renters and homeowners of all incomes struggle with rising housing costs, and the lowest income residents who rent their homes are...

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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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.