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

Traditional Tobacco, Commercial Tobacco and I-185

“We have to understand the context we place on tobacco. Are we using it in a respectful or an abusive way? Our communities are starting to understand the negative effects that commercial tobacco has...

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It takes American Indian women 21 months to earn what white men make in 12

Today, September 27th, marks Equal Pay Day for American Indian women, the day an American Indian woman will have had to have worked into 2018 to make in wages what a white man made in 2017 alone,...

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Guest Blog: 2016 State-Tribal Policy Symposium reflections

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2018 State-Tribal Symposium Sponsors

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Complexities of Criminal Jurisdiction and Justice Systems Failing Indian Country

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On the Road: MBPC Begins Annual Reservation Visits

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Preston Parish Joins the MBPC Team

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Federal Indian Tax Law: The Supreme Court Writes Policy When Congress Won’t

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