State-Tribal Policy

Reports

Build Back Better Would Invest in Tribal and Urban Indian Communities

This report outlines the tribal-specific carveouts in BBB by department and summarizes the provisions. While this report outlines specific carveouts, tribal nations and communities would not be...

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2021 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

This report summarizes some of the bills relevant to tribal communities that the 2021 Legislature considered.

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Improving the Health of Individuals and Communities

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Tourism Could Be an Economic Driver in Indian Country, With Focus and Investment

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Economic Development in Indian Country: A State Investment with Continued Returns

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An Outstanding Return on Investment: Tribal Colleges and Their Contributions to Montana

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Tribal Language Preservation Strengthens Communities But Needs Consistent Funding

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Policy Basics: Taxation Authority in Indian Country

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2020 State Budget Handbook for Indian Country

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Policy Basics: Jurisdiction in Indian Country

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Blog Posts

Dividing Montana: Redistricting and Equal Representation on the Line

Every 10 years, states engage in redistricting - a process to redraw the geographic lines that divide districts for the U.S. House of Representatives, state legislatures, county commissioners, city...

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Position Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Fellow

The Montana Budget & Policy Center (MBPC) seeks a State-Tribal Policy Fellow to support our efforts to advance a policy agenda that works for tribal communities. About the Fellowship: The...

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After 400 Years: It is Time to Honor the Treaties

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Broadband: Expanding the Digital Road in Indian Country

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Distance to County Elections Offices Serving Tribal Nations - Interactive Map

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Senate Bill 138 Has Deep Roots in Settler Colonialism

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Update: Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

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2020 State-Tribal Symposium Wrap Up

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