HB 632 - ARPA Funding

The link below is a short summary of House Bill 632 that appropriates $2.1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Appropriations...

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Mothers need our continued support this Mother’s Day:

Every year, we take a moment to honor the support our mothers give to our families and communities. The task of raising children has never been easy,...

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Ending Pandemic Unemployment Early Won’t Fix Barriers to Finding Work

On May 4th, Governor Gianforte announced he would end temporary pandemic unemployment assistance. This includes the $300 a week in federal Pandemic...

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Request For Proposals: Strategic Planning Services

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) is looking for consulting services to facilitate and support the organization’s board and staff...

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Position Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Analyst

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) seeks a full-time State-Tribal Policy Analyst to support our efforts to advance a policy agenda that...

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Senate Bill 214 Has Deep Roots in Settler Colonialism

After tabling it on April 1, House Tax voted on April 9 to pass Senate Bill (SB) 214 out of committee. Now, it will move to the House floor for the...

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The Kansas Tax Cut Experiment Won't Work in Montana

Tax policy rarely becomes famous. But when Kansas cut income taxes severely in 2012 and 2013, the state's tax experiment became so well-known it is...

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House Bill 397 Would Increase the Supply of Housing Montanans Can Afford

The Senate Taxation Committee will take executive action this Friday on HB 397, the Montana Workforce Housing Tax Credit. Montana’s workforce...

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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.