The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Brooke Stroyke
Office of the Governor 

Gianforte Signs Bill Prohibiting Sanctuary Cities in Montana

 


Governor Greg Gianforte signed a bill into law that bans sanctuary cities in Montana.

“We are a nation of laws, and immigration laws will be enforced in Montana,” Governor Greg Gianforte said. “HB 200 ensures drug dealers, human traffickers, and other criminals who are in our country unlawfully will have no refuge in our state.”

House Bill 200, sponsored by Rep. Kenneth Holmlund (R-Miles City), prohibits state agencies and local governments from adopting sanctuary policies that endanger communities and the law enforcement officers that serve them. Agencies and local governments tha...



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