The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Montana is 21.3 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Montana finished 38th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Missouri was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Montana would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
2020 Montana state house candidate, Braxton Mitchell, (district 3), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.
Laurence Hubbard, president and CEO of the Montana State Fund, earned $342,308 in 2018, making Hubbard the highest-paid public employee in Montana last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Montana arts agencies are projected to reach $551,314 for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 52 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Borrowers in Montana who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 447, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Montana totaled $71.3 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $1,926,687 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Montana, the eighth lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Debra Lamm, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Montana (at-large), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.
Montana two-year colleges charged students $3,730 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 14th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
The single U.S. House of Representatives member representing Montana draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.