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

American Indian Heritage Day: Why it matters to us

Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. On December 14, 1915, he presented the endorsements of 24 state governments at the...

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Why Expanding Medicaid and Health Care Coverage Matters in Indian Country

There are a myriad of reasons why Montana should expand Medicaid – providing affordable health care coverage for up to 70,0000 Montanans and a boost to Montana’s economy. Medicaid expansion has a...

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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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State Tribal Colleges: An Important Investment

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Medicaid Expansion Would Benefit Indian Country

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Farm Bill Includes Provisions for Indian Country

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Top Five Reasons Montana Should Expand Health Coverage Through Medicaid

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.