Everyone in Montana should have access to financial security, and race should not determine outcomes or access to opportunity. Unfortunately, too many Montanans are either underpaid or excluded from the labor market altogether. Families struggle to find affordable child care and many cannot access paid leave to take care of themselves or their family. MBPC conducts research on income supports and assistance programs, as well as policies that affect individuals’ ability to build a financially secure life.
Montana lacks strong state investments in the child care and early childhood education system. With a state surplus of nearly $2 billion, now is the time to invest in a child care system that works...Read more
Montana has an opportunity to invest high state revenues to support families and individuals and improve our tax system. State tax credits targeted to those in most need of assistance help Montanans...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.