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Challenges Against Critical Race Theory Renews Talks Of Civics Studies In Montana Schools

Civics education was partly in the spotlight in 2021 because of critical race theory. The theory’s underpinning is that systemic racism continues to exist in the U.S. and impacts opportunities for and treatment of people of color. Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen has labeled the theory discriminatory and said teaching it violates state ...

Montana Welcomed Numerous New Police Officers In 2021

The year 2021 saw many out-of-state residents move to Montana for a number of reasons, with one being the support of law enforcement. Attorney General Austin Knudsen believes the Treasure State is reaping the benefits of other states who are more critical of their law enforcement officers. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

AG Knudsen Files New Mandate Lawsuit

24 states including Montana signed onto a federal lawsuit Tuesday that takes aim at the Biden administration’s vaccine and masking requirements at Head Start programs. It challenges a recent federal provision requiring vaccines for Head Start teachers staff and volunteers as well as face masks for students aged two and older. Children ag...

Montana Legislature Appeals Subpoena Case To Supreme Court

Yesterday, the Montana Legislature and State Attorney General Austin Knudsen appealed a Montana Supreme Court decision to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that state justices should have excused themselves from a ruling on legislative attempts to acquire internal court documents. This comes following their ruling that the lawmakers did not have ...

Montana Democratic Party Condemns Attorney General’s Involvement In Hospital Incident

Montana House Minority Leader Kim Abbott and Senate Minority Leader Jill Cohenour responded to a report Tuesday published by the Legislature’s special counsel regarding Attorney General Austin Knudsen’s involvement in a patient’s treatment at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena. Abbott called the incident an example of public officials using their ...

AG Knudsen Challenges Incoming Immigration Policy

In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, three state attorneys general including Montana’s Austin Knudsen argue that a Biden administration immigration policy set to go into effect November 29th violates federal law. Montana Arizona and Ohio are asking the court to declare the policy illegal and halt it from taking effect. It cites the importation...

AG Knudsen Files Suit Against Biden Administration

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen filed a lawsuit today asking a federal court to immediately block the Biden administration’s newly released COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers. It contends if allowed to take effect the mandate will harm Montana employers and employees who are already struggling. https://northernbroadcasting....