Medicaid Expansion Would Benefit Indian Country

Medicaid expansion would significantly benefit Indian Country, especially in Montana.  Did you know that Montana ranks the highest of any state for...

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Montana Can't Wait for Medicaid Expansion

What do Montana’s stunning parks, good schools, and winding roads have to do with Medicaid expansion? They are all things our state and local tax...

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Montana's Missing Out on a Chance to Boost Our Economy

Last week, we wrote about the staggering amount of federal money Montana is losing every day we delay Medicaid expansion. But it doesn't stop there....

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Montana Loses $1.84 Million Every Day It Waits for Medicaid Expansion

 Montana is stuck in a waiting room. Waiting for much needed revenue. Waiting for health care for thousands of Montanans. Every day Montana stays in...

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Montana’s Tax System: How Do We Stack Up?

On Tax Day, we all spend some extra time thinking about how much we pay in taxes. Even more so for low- and middle-income families, who contribute a...

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The Case of the Missing Fourteen Cents

Hard-working women across the state of Montana are trying to solve a mystery. From every dollar in every paycheck women are bringing home for a hard...

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Uncommon Beauty, Unparalleled Opportunity

Montana is a great place to live, work, and play. Visitors from every corner of the planet come to explore our rivers, mountain valleys, and world...

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The Earned Income Tax Credit: Strengthening Working Families

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the nation’s most effective tool for reducing child poverty and supporting working families, would be...

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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.