Tag: Law Enforcement

Weekly Video Release: Flathead County Sheriff Shares Impact of Fentanyl on Community

Daines Releases Final Video in Series Illustrating Montanans Affected by Fentanyl Crisis Washington, D.C. – As fentanyl continues to devastate Montana communities, U.S. Senator Steve Daines released the final video in a series highlighting Montanans affected by the fentanyl crisis. Each week, Daines highlighted a video on his social media channels of a Montanan talking about how President Biden’s failure to secure the southern border and stop the flow of fentanyl into Montana communities affects them personally.     This week, Senator Daines is highlighting the story of Sheriff Heino of Flathead County. He shares the devastating impact that fentanyl is having

Daines Helps Introduce Bill to Protect Montana Law Enforcement

Bill Increases Punishment for Criminals Targeting Officers U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines and 28 of his Senate Republican colleagues today introduced the “Back the Blue Act,” which would increase penalties for criminals who target Montana law enforcement officers and provide new tools for officers to protect themselves. “An attack on law enforcement is not only an attack on the Montana men and women who put their lives on the line every day to protect us, but an attack on the rule of law and for that reason it merits strong sentencing guidelines,” said Daines. “I will always back the blue and stand up for Montana’s

What Montana Law Enforcement is Saying About Daines’ Bipartisan SAFE Banking Act

U.S. SENATE – Following Senator Daines’ reintroduction of his bipartisan “SAFE Banking Act,” several Montana sheriffs voiced their support for the bill to promote public safety. “Regardless of how you feel about recreational marijuana, the people of Montana have spoken. Recreational marijuana is legal in our state. It’s our responsibility to make sure we have a safe way for businesses to conduct their business. Every time that I’ve seen a cash-only business exist in any community, there’s a huge element of organized crime that comes with that. Senator Daines is taking a very responsible and logical step to ensure public safety is