COVID-19

Reports

The Coronavirus and Child Care: Montana Must Do More for Workers and Families

Montana went into this pandemic with inadequate support for the child care industry and the state is at a crossroads. Montana lawmakers can decide to improve the long-standing issues with our child...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Demands State Investment in Indian Country

Montana has a tremendous opportunity to create the change the state has always needed. Without action, the coronavirus could take a serious toll on Indian Country and Montana. This report outlines why...

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CARES Act: Funding for Housing and Homelessness

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Funding for Indian Country in the CARES Act

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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

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 struggling to afford rent and food, are...

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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 public health emergency. Taxpayers who had filed taxes...

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USDA Approves Program to Feed Montana Kids during COVID-19

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Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

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

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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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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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