State-Tribal Policy

Reports

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

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

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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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Blog Posts

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

Despite the many struggles that face Indian country – like those we discussed in our last state-tribal blog post – there is often good news to share, as well. For instance, while teen birthrates...

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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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Welcome to "Charted Territory"

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

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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.