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the montana budget

Fund Transfers are Prudent and Have Precedent

Previous legislatures have shown bipartisan support for using one-time-only fund transfers and other revenue enhancements. In general, fund transfers can be wise fiscal policy during economic downturns because they prevent cuts to core services when Montana families and businesses are struggling. The benefits and risks of each of these individual fund transfer proposals deserve to be debated on their own merits, but the idea of short-term fund transfers should not be rejected wholesale.

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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