Montana should be a state where everyone has the opportunity to benefit from a growing economy. Unfortunately, too many in our state cannot find full-time work or work for low wages. Families struggle to find affordable child care and many do not have access to any form of paid leave to take care of themselves or their family. Because of this, MBPC conducts extensive research on policies that help modern families across the state make ends meet and build a financially security life.
As the economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic takes root, the Supplemental Nutrition Access Program (SNAP) is one of the quickest and most effective ways Montana can help individuals and families.Read more
As the state responds to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers should consider bold actions to ensure the state’s unemployment insurance (UI) program is equipped to support workers and...Read more
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.