Updates from the August 24 State-Tribal Relations Committee Meeting

On August 24, the State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) met virtually for the last time of this interim to discuss a variety of topics. As a...

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New Montana KIDS COUNT Logo

A is for Abacus. In January, the Montana Budget & Policy Center became the KIDS COUNT grantee for Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota....

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Registration for 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country

MBPC is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country. This free...

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New Data Shows Montana Children and Families are Still Struggling During COVID

There are almost 229,000 children under 18 that call Montana home. Data from a new Census Bureau survey shows that Montana families with children are...

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Interim Subcommittee Advances Four Thoughtful Revenue Proposals

The Revenue Interim Committee and their subcommittee studying Montana’s state and local tax system (HJ 35) met this week, showing some positive...

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It is not too late for thousands of Montanans to receive their Economic Impact Payments

This spring, millions of Americans automatically received Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to help relieve the hardships caused by the coronavirus...

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USDA Approves Program to Feed Montana Kids during COVID-19

Montana children will have access to a supplemental nutrition program that will help address food insecurity caused by the sudden closure of schools...

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Ten Year Trends in Child Well-Being: More Progress Needed for Montana Children

The Annie E. Casey Foundation released the 31st edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book on June 22, the first edition since Montana Budget & Policy...

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