March 13, 2019 News Headlines, _Default 0 comment

Hanna’s Act Passes the Senate Even After Funding Was Cut

Thirty people told the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday that the State needs to address Montana’s Missing Persons problem and pass “Hanna’s Act. Even after funding for the bill was cut. House Bill 21, named for a murdered Northern Cheyenne woman, would create a position in the MT. Department of Justice for an investigator who would work on every missing person case across the state. It passed unanimously. Representative Sharon Stewart Peregroy from Crow Agency says the yearly $100,000 appropriation that was cut in committee wasn’t a big ask. Here is Sharon Stewart Peregoy.