Position Announcement: Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Organizational and Position Background The Montana Budget and Policy Center (MBPC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with the mission to advance responsible tax, budget, and economic policies through credible research and analysis in order to promote opportunity and fairness for all Montanans. MBPC is seeking an Outreach and Communications Coordinator to organize efforts regarding a number of policy priorities including advocating for a fair tax structure and a responsible state budget that provides adequate revenue to invest in our communities and families.

The Montana We Could Be: Tax cuts, aimed at the rich, take a toll

Montana today could be a more prosperous state. Through investments by our state, we could have more modern schools, better roads, updated water and sewer systems, and a greater access to a college education. Our state does not have these things – not because of a natural disaster or a financial crisis brought on by things out of the state’s control.

New Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Numbers

Montana is six months into expanded access to health insurance through Medicaid Expansion. Individual Montanans and our communities are already seeing significant benefits to expanded coverage. Here is Montana’s Medicaid Expansion, by the numbers.    

Helping People Balance Work and Family: It’s Within Montana’s Reach

Almost every employee experiences a temporary or extended illness, the birth of a child, or caregiving responsibilities for a sick family member, forcing the employee to take time off from work. However, the United States remains the only industrialized economy in the world that does not guarantee paid leave for new mothers or a paid sick leave standard, and one of a handful that does not guarantee leave for new fathers. 

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July 19, 2016
Montana today could be a more prosperous state. Through investments by our state, we could have more modern schools, better roads, updated water and sewer systems, and a greater access to a college education.
July 14, 2016
Montana is six months into expanded access to health insurance through Medicaid Expansion. Individual Montanans and our communities are already seeing significant benefits to expanded coverage.
June 29, 2016
Almost every employee experiences a temporary or extended illness, the birth of a child, or caregiving responsibilities for a sick family member, forcing the employee to take time off from work.
 

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