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.
SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, provides critical food support for more than 100,000 Montanans. Learn more about how this program works.Read more
Montana went into this pandemic with inadequate support for the child care industry and the state is at a crossroads. Montana lawmakers can decide to improve the long-standing issues with our child...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.