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

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

On March 23, we published a report on ways the state can help ensure no one goes hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to see the Governor has taken quick action one of the items we...

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

On March 17, we published a new report providing an overview of some of the changes the state can make to the Unemployment Insurance program to address the growing COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to...

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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.