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

American Indians and Montana's Criminal Justice Reinvestment Initiative

Montana is currently undertaking a significant criminal justice reform effort, making this an ideal time to incorporate important changes that will benefit American Indians who are arrested and...

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

Today, the Montana Budget and Policy Center released its latest report titled Criminal Justice Reinvestment in Montana: Improving Outcomes for American Indians. “Montana is currently undertaking...

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New Efforts to Increase Tourism in Indian Country

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Federal Budget Maintains Important Investments in Indian Country

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Focus on American Indian Youth During Suicide Prevention Month

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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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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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