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

10 Days Left to Register for the State-Tribal Symposium

Register today for MBPC’s 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country. There are only 100 spots per session. If you register now you will receive materials for the...

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Registration for 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country

MBPC is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2020 State-Tribal Symposium: Advancing Investments in Indian Country. This free symposium provides tribal leaders and advocates...

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Tribal Sovereignty During COVID-19

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The Power to Tax in Indian Country

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Updates from the State-Tribal Relations Interim Committee Meeting

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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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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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