Montana Budget Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

The recent decline in state revenue threatens Montana’s ability to adequately invest in the public institutions and services that educate our children, keep our communities safe, and provide health care and other services to our most vulnerable neighbors. Between January and July 2017, legislative action has resulted in $218 million in general fund cuts, and it appears more cuts are on the horizon which will impact every part of the state budget.

This report Montana Budget Update: Where do we go from here provides a recap of how we got here and the deep cuts already made to the budget. It also calls for the legislature to seriously consider revenue to stave off deeper cuts and factors to weigh when making budget cuts.

Read the full report Montana Budget Update: Where do we go from here.