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

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

In times of crisis and uncertainty, Montanans come together to take care of each other. In the last two weeks, record numbers of people have lost their jobs and are at risk of hunger. In order to...

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State Action on Evictions, Foreclosures, and Utilities

This week, Governor Bullock issued an executive order to place a moratorium on evictions in light of COVID-19. We included this recommendation in our report released earlier this week, and it is a...

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State Takes Steps on SNAP to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19

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Solid State Action on Unemployment Insurance Helps Workers Impacted by COVID-19

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Federal and State Need to Step Up to Protect Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

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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.