Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

In support of VAWA reauthorization


September 26, 2018

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox recently issued a press release in which he talked of a letter he sent to congressional leaders and chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees, urging the lawmakers to vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) before it expires at the end of the month.

Enacted in 1994, VAWA has brought over $6 billion in grant funding to government and nonprofit organizations nationwide, the letter states. Montana agencies and organizations have received more than $73 million since 2005. The grants have funded training and assistance to address and...

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