Senator Tester & Democratic Party Sue Secretary of State

The Montana Democratic Party, Montanans for Tester and registered Montana voter Macee Patritti filed a lawsuit in federal court against Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen and Commissioner of Political Practices Jeff Mangan, challenging one of Montana’s newly-enacted laws, Senate Bill 319. The suit argues that, by specifically singling out college locations but not other…

Montana Officials Take Action Towards Illegal Drug Trafficking

The Montana Department of Justice announced Wednesday its first round of grant awards for local law enforcement to intercept illegal drugs trafficked into the state. The state is drawing $300,000 from upcoming revenues from taxes on cannabis sales to combat methamphetamine and fentanyl trafficking. According to the Montana Board of Crime Control methamphetamine contributed to…