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Early Legislative Action Threatens Hundreds of Millions of Federal Funding

This week, MBPC released a new report providing an overview of early actions so far on the state budget, and the damaging cuts that have already been...

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Water's Edge Election: It is Time to Eliminate this Corporate Tax Break

On Thursday, the Senate Taxation Committee will hear Senate Bill 105, repealing the water's edge election for corporate income tax purposes. The...

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Devolution: Another Reason Tribes and States Should Work Together

The start of the 2017 Montana legislative session is a great time to talk about two major incentives for state and tribal governments to work together...

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Vacancy Savings: More Harmful Than You Think

For the past few months, Montanans have been hearing about the current shortfall in revenue in this past year than the legislature previously...

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Early Budget Plan Bodes Poorly for Montana

The significant but short-term reduction in revenue levels over the past two years is going to be a challenge for the 2017 Legislative session in...

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New Research on the Benefits of Early Childhood Education

With Governor Bullock proposing to invest $12 million on early childhood education, policymakers and parents are wondering how long the benefits of...

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Wonky Words: OBPP vs. LFD

Now that the elections are over, talk around the state will focus on the upcoming legislative session. Things are already heating up with the...

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Governor Proposes Tax Fairness in his Budget

Every two years, the Governor of Montana releases their budget proposing investments to support our communities, including education, workforce...

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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.