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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Federal Indian Tax Law: The Supreme Court Writes Policy When Congress Won’t

In light of the recent end of the United States Supreme Court’s term, a time when the most controversial or consequential decisions are announced,...

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American Indians and Montana's Criminal Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Montana is currently undertaking a significant criminal justice reform effort, making this an ideal time to incorporate important changes that will...

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Senate Farm Bill Passes with Protections for SNAP

On Thursday, June 28th, the Senate passed their farm bill that protects and strengthens the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by an...

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