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

ICYMI: Legislative Progress Related to Indian Country

In case you missed it, there has been a lot of action in the Montana legislature this week that impacts tribal communities throughout the state. Here’s a recap to get you up to date. Tribal...

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Indian Country 2015 Legislative Update

A number of new and continuing initiatives impacting Indian Country are under consideration by the legislature this session. Among the efforts is a bill that seeks to increase and provide equitable...

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Nonbeneficiary

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Wonky Word Wednesday: ICED

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American Indian Heritage Day: Why it matters to us

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Why Expanding Medicaid and Health Care Coverage Matters in Indian Country

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The Good and Bad in Data on Indian Country

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Kids Count Data "Race for Results"

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