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 COVID-19 pandemic is elevating the deficiencies in our child protection system. Investing in proactive and preventive measures is the most effective strategy to support healthy, functioning...Read more
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of the most sensible aspects of our tax code. It is a tax credit for working people with low incomes.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.