MBPC Recommendations to Governor Bullock and Coronavirus Fund Relief Task Force on Use of CARES Act Funding

Apr 22, 2020

The Honorable Steve Bullock, Governor and the Coronavirus Relief Fund Task Force
Office of the Governor
PO Box 200801
Helena, MT 59602

Dear Governor Bullock and the Coronavirus Relief Fund Task Force:

This pandemic and resulting economic crisis have merely laid bare the longstanding inequities built into our social, economic, and political systems. Our response must be grounded in addressing these injustices and deploying deliberate policies targeted to those most impacted by COVID-19.

To that end, we recommend the following:

We appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback on the critical support needed through the Coronavirus Relief Fund. We are happy to provide additional information as you continue your discussions.



Heather O’Loughlin
Co-Director, Montana Budget & Policy Center


Montana Budget & Policy Center

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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.