May 5th has been designated as Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day by President Joe Biden. On Voices of Montana, Attorney General Austin Knudsen pointed out something his office is working to improve.
MMIP Taskforce Meets In Great Falls
Montana’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force met in Great Falls to provide updates on the state’s efforts to help in its efforts. Attorney General Austin Knudsen, who appoints the task force members, on some of the ongoing concerns that were likely discussed.
Signature Gathering Can Continue For Ballot Initiative
401(K) 2012/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) A state judge has ruled a new law requiring Montana’s Attorney General to warn voters if a proposed ballot initiative would hurt businesses does not apply to ones that would amend the state constitution. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports.
Supreme Court Rules Against Attorney General’s Halting Of Signature-Gathering
In an order issued Wednesday the state Supreme Court said Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen made a mistake in halting a proposed ballot initiative that aims to add new environmental protections to stretches of the Gallatin and Madison rivers from going out for signature-gathering. Chief Justice Mike McGrath wrote the authority to determi...
AG Knudsen Highlights Political Implications Of 2022 Judicial Race
During the annual Lincoln-Reagan Fundraiser last Sunday in Havre, Attorney General and Keynote Speaker Austin Knudsen highlighted the upcoming judicial races this year as ones for Montana conservatives to pay close attention to. He said some of the current justices were politicizing the courts.
Montana Veterans Face Potential Legal Conflicts With Recreational Marijuana Law
Recreational marijuana sale and use became legal in Montana January 1st, but that means owning and possessing firearms and cannabis is illegal. Attorney General Austin Knudsen.
AG Knudsen Details Prominence Of Fentanyl In America
Attorney General Austin Knudsen was a guest on Voices of Montana recently after taking a trip to the south checking out what’s being done in the Lone Star State about drugs. He got an earful.
Questions Remain For Charging Recreational Marijuana Users With DUIs
A DUI is readily understood to be issued for driving under the influence of alcohol, but what about marijuana? Now that it’s legal in Montana for recreational use, Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently on Voices of Montana said this about that.
AG Knudsen Sees Further Marijuana Regulation Ahead
Recreational marijuana may be legal across Montana now but that doesn’t mean it’s laws and regulations are set in stone. Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently said it will likely take years of adjusting before Montana has a real handle on it.
Recreational Marijuana Conflicting With Firearm Ownership In Montana
As of January 1st, recreational marijuana use and possession became legal in Montana but, if you’re a gun owner, beware. Attorney General Austin Knudsen talked more about what the law says on Voices of Montana.