COVID-19

Reports

CARES Act: Funding for Housing and Homelessness

This report outlines the $12 billion in funding to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs and activities under the CARES Act.

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Funding for Indian Country in the CARES Act

On Friday, March 27, Congress passed the CARES Act, a $2 trillion emergency relief bill to help buffer the economic downfall of the coronavirus pandemic. This report summarizes the tribal-specific...

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The Crisis We Face: How Montana Can Respond to the Economic Impact of COVID-19

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: How Montana Can Help During COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance: How the State Can Help Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Blog Posts

Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

Tribal nations are showcasing leadership during COVID-19 by prioritizing the safety and health of vulnerable populations, tribal citizens, and non-citizens. To fight the spread of COVID-19, many...

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Children are going hungry with school closures. Montana can help.

Montana can help thousands of low-income students get enough to eat during school closures, but it must act swiftly.   A new program established through the Families First Coronavirus...

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COVID Lays Bare Inequities for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

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Montana’s Frontline Workers Are Mostly Women and People of Color

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CARES Act: Frequently Asked Questions About Recovery Rebates

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The CARES Act and Unemployment Insurance: Who Is Eligible?

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Food Access: Changes to SNAP, WIC, and Child Nutrition During COVID-19

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State Action on Evictions, Foreclosures, and Utilities

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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.