MBPC has a special focus on State-Tribal Policy to promote sound fiscal and budget policy that can help reverse the history of economic injustice that has led many American Indians to unacceptable levels of poverty, unemployment, and poor health. We do conduct research on health care, education, and economic development in Indian Country to promote increased state investment in tribal communities. Our work aims to inform policymakers on how state tax and budget choices impact Indian Country, to increase the involvement of American Indian leaders in state budget advocacy, and reduce inequality across the state.
In May, Montana’s 68th Legislature adjourned. It closed with several vital bills that impact American Indians living in Montana. This report summarizes some of the bills relevant to tribal...Read more
Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) emerged to provide urban Indian people with health and social services. UIOs continue to be a critical resource for the communities they serve, including non-Indian...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.