the montana budget
the montana budget

Preliminary Cuts are Unnecessary and Ill-Advised

The Montana Legislature has made hundreds of unnecessary and harmful preliminary cuts that jeopardize the quality of schools, place our seniors’ and children’s health care at risk, and cause long-term harm to our vital programs and services. As of March 1, the Legislature has made $224 million in cuts to the governor’s proposed budget and recommendations. This report provides an analysis of some of the preliminary cuts made to core public services and the harms that would result if they are passed.

pdf Updated: Preliminary Cuts are Unnecessary and Ill-Advised 

Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

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.