A request expected from the Biden administration isn’t sitting well with Representative Matt Rosendale. He explained Thursday on Voices of Montana.
Montana Highway Patrol Stepping Up Fentanyl Seizures
As the drug problem keep growing Montana law enforcement has stepped up too. Colonel Steve Lavin the head of the Montana Highway Patrol was on Voices of Montana.
Gov. Gianforte Opposes Decision To End Title 42 Order
The Biden administration will end its Title 42 public health order May 23rd used since March 2020 to expel a majority of migrants at the Mexican border. Governor Greg Gianforte disagrees with the decision.
Blackfeet Chairman Removed After Family Arrests
The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has voted unanimously to remove Chairman Timothy Davis. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports.
Senator Daines Highlights Drug Problems In Montana Ahead Of Title 42 Cancellation
Last week, the Biden administration announced it will officially end Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allows illegal immigrants to be rapidly removed, effective May 23rd to allow border officials time to prepare. Senator Steve Daines says this will worsen drug trafficking problems that make their way up to the Treasure State.
Fentanyl Seizures Skyrocketing In Montana
Fentanyl was first produced in the 1960s as a pharmaceutical to treat severe pain but in recent years labs with resources to create the same compound illicitly have supplied traffickers who have carried pills and loose fentanyl powder across the United States and into Montana. Last year Montana saw an increase of over 1,200% compared to 2020 w...
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.
AG Knudsen Details Where Illegal Drugs In Montana Are Coming From
Montana continues to struggle with increasing amounts of drugs overdoses and drug-related crimes. Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently emphasized the influence Mexican drug cartels have had on this recent trend on Voices of Montana.
Fentanyl Overdoses Spike In Helena
Law enforcement in Helena says fentanyl-laced heroin is to blame for more than a dozen overdoses in the last three days. Over the same time frame officers saved four individuals by administering Narcan to stop the effects of an overdose which is unprecedented. Sheriff Leo Dutton. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/1-2...
Fentanyl Deaths Rapidly Increasing Across Montana
New numbers received from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services show an upward trend of fentanyl-related overdose deaths in Montana. The number for this year only include the first half of the year through June 30th. With that said the percentage of fentanyl-involved overdoses jumped from 13.3% in 2018 to 48.1% in 2021. ht...