Health Care in Indian Country: How Medicaid Expansion Can Help

Contemporary American Indian health concerns have been the topic of a four-part newspaper series by Billings Gazette journalist Jayme Fraser. The...

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Montana among 23 states with reduced poverty rates between 2014 and 2015, but there's more work to be done.

On Tuesday we released a blog highlighting the Census Bureau’s new data on health insurance coverage in Montana. Today, we’ll look at new...

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Thanks to health reform, more Montanans have health insurance

This week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing new data on health insurance coverage, economic, and poverty information both at the national and...

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Solutions to improve child care in Montana

Today’s blog is the last in a series of four blogs on child care in Montana. Last week we highlighted the need for affordable and quality child...

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Montana’s child care assistance program offers low-income families access to affordable and quality child are, but some changes are needed.

Today’s blog is the third in a series of four blogs on child care in Montana. Yesterday, we released a comprehensive report on child care. In our...

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Child Care Assistance Helps Low-Income Parents Work and Earn More.

Today’s blog is the second in a series of four blogs on child care in Montana. Access to affordable child care is key to helping low-income...

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Child Care is Out of Reach for Families in Montana

It’s back-to-school! The beginning of the school year can take a lot of pressure off of parents who have had to juggle work, summer camps, and child...

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MBPC’s Montana Indian Country Index

Number of federally recognized tribes in Montana : 11 Number of state recognized tribes : 1 Number of Indian reservations : 7 Year the Sioux, Gros...

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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.