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Honoring Montana's Veterans

Yesterday, we honored and remembered the veterans who have given so much to protect our freedom. We would like to extend a whole-hearted thank you to...

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Mills

You might have heard us mention the term "mills” a few times lately. Between local school mill levies, and the Charter Communications ballot...

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Michele's Story: A Woman Caught in the Coverage Gap

Medicaid expansion would provide up to 70,000 Montanans with affordable health care coverage. Watch this new video from MBPC to listen to Michele's...

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Michele's Story: A Woman Caught in the Coverage Gap

When we talk about Medicaid expansion, often we focus on the numbers. 70,000 Montanans who would be able to access affordable health care. $5.4...

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Congrats, grad! Now here's the bill.

It’s graduation season, and we would like to extend a big congratulations to all the college graduates earning their diplomas this month! A college...

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Wonky Word Wednesday: The Federal Poverty Line

Thank you for all of the great feedback last week from our first Wonky Word Wednesday! We’ve been talking a lot lately about Medicaid Expansion in...

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School Levy Roundup

Although we typically focus on state budget issues here at MBPC, local taxes are an important part of our tax system. Last week, voters in many...

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One in Five Working Mothers Work in Low Wage Jobs

This past weekend, we celebrated our moms.  Mothers are often faced with tough decisions on how best to balance raising kids, while ensuring they...

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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.