State-Tribal Policy

We have a unique obligation in Montana to our tribal communities. Often, American Indians in our state face significant challenges including poverty, unemployment, and lack of access to education, health care, and other necessities. By focusing on these issues, we hope to reduce the inequality seen in these communities.

Policy Basics: Taxes in Indian Country Part 2: Tribal Governments

November 20, 2017 Tribal self-sufficiency and self-government depend upon a tribe’s ability to raise revenue and regulate its territory—and the power to tax plays an essential role in this. These revenue streams help tribes perform government functions and provide essential services to their communities. However, few people understand the nuances of how taxes work in Indian Country.

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September 1, 2017
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Throughout the month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members will unite to engage the general public about suicide prevention and the ways we publicly invest in suicide prevention efforts.