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

2018 State-Tribal Symposium Sponsors

The Montana Budget and Policy Center is proud to keep the symposium free for attendees in addition to offering travel assistance. We are grateful to have generous sponsors supporting the 2018...

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Complexities of Criminal Jurisdiction and Justice Systems Failing Indian Country

“You get three agencies in a room, and you have four opinions.” That’s according to Professor Monte Mills, co-director of the Margery Hunter Brown Indian Law Clinic at the University of Montana...

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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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American Indians and Montana's Criminal Justice Reinvestment Initiative

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News Release: New Report - Criminal Justice Reinvestment in Montana: Improving Outcomes for American Indians

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New Efforts to Increase Tourism in Indian Country

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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