State-Tribal Policy

Reports

Access to the Ballot: Uphold Democracy by Strengthening the Indigenous Vote

All Montanans should have full and easy access to exercise their right to vote. Indigenous people disproportionately face barriers to voting access. Denying Indigenous Montanan’s full participation...

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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

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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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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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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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