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Archive for date: June 24, 2021

Senator Tester Helps Negotiate Biden Infrastructure Plan

President Joe Biden today announced a bipartisan agreement on a $953 billion framework for a nationwide infrastructure plan. It is the result of a negotiation held with five democratic and five republican senators that hopes to lead to future agreements on infrastructure spending. The new agreement will include $559 billion in new funding for ...

Governor Gianforte Considering To Send Assistance To Southern Border

Vice President Kamala Harris who was tasked by President Joe Biden to lead diplomatic efforts to stem the flow of migrants arriving on the southern border will visit El Paso Texas on Friday. Governors from Texas and Arizona are requesting additional law enforcement resources from other states to assist in managing the border and Montana is con...

MMIP Task Force Meet For Progress Report

Members of the Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force heard from investigators lawmakers and students Wednesday.  According to the Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse, as of June 17th, indigenous people make up about 32% of those currently missing in the state and little over 10% have been missing for over a year. Guest speakers outli...

MSU Receives $3 Million From U.S. Department Of Energy

The mineral pyrite more may hold the keys to a domestic-based future in renewable energy and the Department of Energy, in collaboration with Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, has awarded Montana State University Associate Professor Eric Boyd more than $3.3 million in funding to better extract the mineral pyrite. The next step is to use the...

Grasshopper Potential Highest Since 1980s For Rangelands

A punishing drought in the U.S. West is leaving farmers scrambling for water and bringing a plague of grasshoppers with federal agriculture officials launching what could become their largest grasshopper killing campaign since the 1980s amid at the insects that cattle ranchers fear will strip bare public and private rangelands. A 2021 grasshop...

Senator Daines Comments On ATF Nominee

Senator Steve Daines on Voices of Montana Wednesday explained why he does not want  David Chipman currently going through the nomination process to be the Director of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6-24_537.mp3