Basics

Wonky Word Wednesdays - Decision Package

Last week we discussed base budget. This is the starting point for building a state budget. Then the Legislature must decide what else to fund – these are called decision packages and that is this...

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Back to School: How are Montana Schools Funded?

By far and away one of the most important investments we can make in our economy is in the future of our youngest learners. Montana is home to over 400 school districts, enrolling 142,000 students –...

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: ANB

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Guest Blog: Making Unemployment Insurance Work for Montana Workers

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Market Value

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Property Tax Rate

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Policy Basics: How do property taxes work?

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: OBPP vs. LFD

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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