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.
The new Emergency Rental Assistance funding package can help address Montana’s housing needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Montana has the opportunity to deploy this federal rental...Read more
This report outlines the Montana Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act (the FAMLI Act) including who is covered, how it is funded, and how it benefits families and businesses.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.