State-Tribal Policy

Reports

Indigenous Representation in Redistricting

Every 10 years, states engage in redistricting - a process to redraw the geographic lines that divide districts for the U.S. House of Representatives, state legislatures, county commissioners, city...

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Access to the Ballot: Uphold Democracy by Strengthening the Indigenous Vote

All Montanans should have full and easy access to exercise their right to vote. Indigenous people disproportionately face barriers to voting access. Denying Indigenous Montanan’s full participation...

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Build Back Better Would Invest in Tribal and Urban Indian Communities

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2021 State-Tribal Legislative Impacts

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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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Blog Posts

Thank You for a Great 2015

With only two days left in the year, we decided to take a look back and remember what a great year 2015 was. Together, in 2015, we: Passed Medicaid expansion providing tens of thousands of Montanan...

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Back to School Series, Part 5: Academic Achievement in Indian Country

Today’s final installment on our back-to-school series will take a closer look at how state policies can support academic achievement in Indian Country. As you may already know, Montana is seen as a...

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Tribal Consultation

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Office of American Indian Health: A demonstration of a genuine state-tribal partnership

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ICYMI: Legislative Progress Related to Indian Country

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Indian Country 2015 Legislative Update

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Wonky Word Wednesdays: Nonbeneficiary

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Wonky Word Wednesday: ICED

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

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