Position Announcement: Legislative Intern

MBPC is seeking two legislative interns for the 2019 Montana Legislative Session. Positions will be full-time and temporary, starting December 2018...

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Guest Blog: Montana Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Why the state budget matters to end domestic and sexual violence During the 2017 legislative session, the...

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It’s Dictionary Day...Time to explain some fiscal policy jargon

Who knew that there was a national dictionary day? Well, we think it's a great excuse to geek out over nerdy vocabulary! At MBPC, we know how hard...

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MBPC Presents at Montana Association of Planners Conference: Affordable Housing Trends in Montana and Models for Improving Access

On September 12, the Montana Association of Planners convened its annual conference, inviting land use planners, local officials, and nonprofit...

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Traditional Tobacco, Commercial Tobacco and I-185

“We have to understand the context we place on tobacco. Are we using it in a respectful or an abusive way? Our communities are starting to...

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Recognizing Contributions of Indian Country on Indigenous People’s Day

Today, October 8th, marks Indigenous People’s Day, a day for celebrating American Indians’ history and culture. So, at MBPC, we wanted to take a...

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MBPC presents at Montana League of Cities and Towns conference: How state budget cuts have impacted local governments

Last week, the Montana League of Cities and Towns hosted its annual conference, bringing together city managers, department staff, and local elected...

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The Farm Bill Expired. What comes next?

Following a meeting between the leaders on the Agriculture Committee during the last week of September, it became clear that Congress would not pass a...

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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.