Spending & Budget

Tax Relief Made Possible By Conservative Budgeting

Tax Relief Made Possible By Conservative Budgeting

"Montana’s state government is showing how to make tax relief successful. Local governments need to follow that example. Permanent, long-term tax relief is made possible only through a commitment to spending restraint."

By Kendall Cotton

For Tax Relief, Reject Reckless Spending

For Tax Relief, Reject Reckless Spending

"Local government leaders should be laser focused right now on keeping the growth of spending within the bounds of what average taxpayers can reasonably afford, but often instead they are focused on spending every last dime from taxpayers they can get their hands on."

By Kendall Cotton

Lower Taxes Start by Reining in Spending

Lower Taxes Start by Reining in Spending

"Placing fiscally conservative spending limits on state and local government spending is one way to protect taxpayers and start to undo the damage done by out-of-control government growth."

By Kendall Cotton

$200 Million Reasons for High Property Taxes

$200 Million Reasons for High Property Taxes

"It’s time for local governments to place firm limits on the growth of new spending, keeping budgets within the bounds of economic growth and what taxpayers can reasonably afford."

By Kendall Cotton

Missoula: Overtaxed

Missoula: Overtaxed

Property taxes have long been a common discussion across Montana, but some residents may have a reason to feel that their property taxes are rising faster.

By Tanner Avery