Paid Sick and Family Leave: Creating a Healthier Workforce

We know that paid leave provides families with economic security at times when they most need it, but a recent report shows paid leave also allows...

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

We apologize that it has been a few weeks since our last wonky word (we know you were concerned). But now that the session is over and we’ve...

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Paid Leave: Giving Moms the Gift of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Sunday is Mother’s Day! While you’re calling your mom and thanking her for all her love and support over the years, here at MBPC we’d like to...

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GUEST BLOG: Montana Helps Workers that are Victims of Domestic Violence

This year, the Montana Legislature empowered victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to make safe decisions without risking economic...

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Teacher Appreciation Day: An opportunity to thank our teachers and celebrate public schools

One of my closest friends is an educator, and I’ve had the opportunity to watch her do what she does best – teach high school students English....

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Public Dollars: We all benefit, so why the double standard?

Families experiencing poverty have a lot to worry about – finding a safe place to live, putting food on the table, and making sure young children...

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Bonding: An opportunity to invest in Montana

The state of Montana has never had a better opportunity to address infrastructure needs through bonding than right now, and that opportunity begins to...

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The Next Steps for Medicaid Expansion

The Montana Budget and Policy Center is celebrating this week, as legislators on both sides of the aisle worked together to pass Medicaid expansion in...

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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.