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

Devolution: Another Reason Tribes and States Should Work Together

The start of the 2017 Montana legislative session is a great time to talk about two major incentives for state and tribal governments to work together to address mutual concerns—devolution and...

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Health Care in Indian Country: How Medicaid Expansion Can Help

Contemporary American Indian health concerns have been the topic of a four-part newspaper series by Billings Gazette journalist Jayme Fraser. The articles shed light on the decades-long issue of...

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MBPC’s Montana Indian Country Index

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Pow Wows Bring Culture and Economic Bursts to Communities

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GUEST BLOG: A Brighter Future Because of Tribal College

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Tribal Colleges: A Great Option for New High School Graduates

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Job Announcement: State-Tribal Policy Analyst

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Thank You for a Great 2015

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