Gov. Gianforte Signs Bills Addressing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Crisis
April 28, 2021
HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today signed two bills to help address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) in Montana.
“Montana faces a tragic trend of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons, and we must bring all resources to bear in state and tribal government as well as law enforcement to end it,” Gov. Gianforte said. “These new laws equip the state with the tools needed to track data, raise awareness, and strengthen interagency collaboration to protect Montana’s indigenous persons. I’m grateful to Representative Stewart-Peregoy for her dedic...