Tag: Montana

Kansas to Be First Test of Voter Sentiment in the ‘Post-Roe’ Era

The first ballot test of the official, newly-minted “post-Roe era” will be on Aug. 2, when Kansas voters are presented with a proposed amendment on their primary ballots that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion. The Kansas Value Them Both Amendment is the first of four proposed constitutional amendments addressing abortion that will…


Mexican Cartels Targeting Montana With Fentanyl Because of High Profits: Officials

Mexican drug cartels crossing the southern border are targeting the U.S. state of Montana with fentanyl because there are “tremendous profits” to be made there, according to officials. Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen told Fox News that the number of fentanyl deaths in the state has been drastically increasing since 2020 and that intelligence has shown that drug…


Gateway Towns to Yellowstone Become Dead Ends After Flood

RED LODGE, Mont.—This gateway town to Yellowstone National Park has become a dead end, a casualty of the severe flooding that tore through one of America’s most beloved natural attractions and swept away roads, bridges, and homes. The unprecedented flood has closed the entire park and forced the evacuation of 10,000 visitors. And towns like…


Four States Primary Elections; Record Flooding in Yellowstone Washes Out Roads and Bridge | NTD Daybreak

Four states hold primary elections on Tuesday. Among them is Nevada—a state with the potential to sway the balance of power in the House and the Senate. Legislation that will increase regulation on foreign investment receives bipartisan support in congress. The bill aims to rebuild critical supply chains and protect U.S. technologies from countries like…


‘Alarming Number’ of Recent Fatal Drug Overdoses Linked to Fentanyl in One State

Health officials in Montana said there were at least eight fatal drug overdoses between May 22 and June 1 in the state, blaming them all on fentanyl and calling the recent trend an “alarming number of fatal overdoses.” Officials found blue M30 pills near those who died, which they said are likely counterfeit pills that contain…


‘Alarming Number’ of Recent Fatal Drug Overdoses in Montana Linked to Fentanyl

Health officials in Montana said there were at least eight fatal drug overdoses between May 22 and June 1 in the state, blaming them all on fentanyl and calling the recent trend an “alarming number of fatal overdoses.” Officials found blue M30 pills near those who died, which they said are likely counterfeit pills that contain…


Trump-Backed Candidate Leads Challenger in Montana GOP Primary

MISSOULA, Mont.—Five percentage points separate former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his closest Republican rival, former Montana Sen. Al Olszewski in a hotly contested race for the Republican congressional nomination in Montana’s District 1 primary оn June 7. With 28 percent of the votes reported at 11:54 p.m. ЕТ, Zinke led with about 43…


Montana Voters Cast Ballots in Two Congressional Primary Races

MISSOULA, Mont.—Like many other Montanans who voted in the June 7 primary for U.S. Congress District 1, Mike Starmer of Missoula said he voted for the candidate he hopes will reflect his values in Washington. Starmer gave his vote to former Montana state Sen. Al Olszewski (R). “I’m a Christian. I believe in the Lord’s…


Montana Voters Head to Polls on June 7 In 2 Congressional Races

In Montana’s June 7 primary election, voters will choose party nominations in two U.S. House races and newly created congressional districts. On Nov. 12, 2021, the Montana Districting and Apportionment Committee approved the state’s new congressional map following the 2020 redistricting cycle and census data. Voters will now cast ballots in Districts 1 and 2….


Montana Temporarily Bans Changes to Sex Marker on Birth Certificates

Montana has issued a temporary emergency rule that bans changing the sex marker on birth certificates even if a transgender person has undergone a surgical procedure to align their body to their gender identity. Owing to a pending legal action against the state, officials from the state’s Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)…