State-Tribal Policy

Reports

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

As a result of the expansion, 15,286 eligible American Indians are currently accessing a comprehensive range of health care services at locations across the state. Not only does this have the...

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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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The Coronavirus Pandemic Demands State Investment in Indian Country

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Blog Posts

The Power to Tax in Indian Country

Even though the novel coronavirus pandemic has pushed back Tax Day this year from April 15 to July 15, MBPC wanted to honor April 15, the day we all recognize as Tax Day under normal circumstances, by...

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Updates from the State-Tribal Relations Interim Committee Meeting

On March 5-6, the State-Tribal Relations Committee (STRC) met in Helena to discuss a wide variety of topics. To quickly recap the importance of STRC, the 2001 Montana Legislature passed Senate Bill...

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Federal Recognition of Tribes: Why it matters

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Native American Heritage Month: Why Voting Rights and Representation Matter

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Honoring American Indian Veterans this Veteran’s Day

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MBPC Hosts State-Tribal Policy Convening in Missoula

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Equal Pay Day for American Indian Women Is Six Months Behind National Equal Pay Day

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Updates from the First State-Tribal Relations Interim Committee Meeting

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