U.S. Congressman Sam Graves announced he has secured $375,000 in funding for the Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operation (NITRO) in a bill that passed the House on July 27.
The funding will be for personnel, transportation and communication needs.
“NITRO has had tremendous success disrupting and finding those who prey on our children with dangerous drugs,” said Graves. “This is a home-grown approach that works for Northwest Missouri. I’m