SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Legislative Summit

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  Mark your calendar for the Partnership for Montana’s Future’s 2nd Legislative Summit. Join legislators, advocates, and friends to explore issues regarding budget, health care, education, conservation, labor, and more. This all day summit will include: National and state experts, influential state leaders, elected officials and experienced policy analysts and advocates offering their insights and expertise.

Montana Loses Millions Each Day By Not Expanding Medicaid

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Montana is missing out on millions of dollars every day, in addition to thousands of jobs, by not expanding the state’s Medicaid program so more Montanans can gain health coverage. On January 1, 2014, the federal government made funds available to states that choose to expand their Medicaid programs. Because Montana’s legislature has so far refused to accept the federal funds and extend Medicaid coverage to as many as 70,000 low-income individuals, Montana has been losing as much as $1.84 million of federal funds every day.

Strengthening Families, Strengthening Our Economy: The economic benefits of pre-Kindergarten

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Investing now in kids and families will strengthen Montana’s children and families, our communities, and the state’s economy. Quality, public pre-K helps parents work, reduces education costs, increases future earnings of participants, and reduces the state’s spending on corrections.   Montana is currently one of only eight states not investing in its youngest learners.

Michele’s Story: A Woman Caught in the Coverage Gap

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Medicaid expansion would provide up to 70,000 Montanans with affordable health care coverage. Watch this new video from MBPC to listen to Michele’s story and hear how expanding Medicaid would benefit her.

Latest reports

October 31, 2014
The Montana property tax system provides support for local public services, including funding for schools, roads and other infrastructure. Residential property owners pay almost half of all property taxes.
September 30, 2014
For workers and their families, the loss of a job can be devastating. Unemployment Insurance (UI) provides partial income replacement to the unemployed while they search for regular work.
September 9, 2014
Investing now in kids and families will strengthen Montana’s children and families, our communities, and the state’s economy. Quality, public pre-K helps parents work, reduces education costs, increases future earnings of participants, and reduces the state’s spending on corrections.  
 

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