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

Federal Budget Maintains Important Investments in Indian Country

Several tribes in Montana will see an infusion of federal dollars as a result of the annual funding bill for FY 2018 passed by Congress in March. The bill contains more than $33 million specifically...

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Focus on American Indian Youth During Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Throughout the month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members will unite to engage the general...

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Report Preview: Taxes in Indian Country

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Indian Country Suicide Prevention Receives Attention and Investment

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Timeline of Meaningful Developments in the State-Tribal Relationship

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Devolution: Another Reason Tribes and States Should Work Together

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Health Care in Indian Country: How Medicaid Expansion Can Help

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MBPC’s Montana Indian Country Index

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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