Monthly Archives April 2013

Attorney General Fox Issues Statement on New USGS Assessment for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations

Attorney General Fox Issues Statement on New USGS Assessment for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations

Today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) announced a new oil and gas assessment for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations.

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Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Cracking Down on Repeat DUI Offenders

Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Cracking Down on Repeat DUI Offenders

On Friday, the governor signed Attorney General Tim Fox’s bill aimed at cracking down on repeat DUI offenders. HB 355, sponsored by Rep. Christy Clark (R-Choteau), will create more of a deterrent in Montana law and get more offenders into successful treatment programs.

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Attorney General Tim Fox Announces Winner of Montana’s 2013 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Attorney General Tim Fox Announces Winner of Montana’s 2013 Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Today at the state Capitol, Attorney General Tim Fox presented Emma Kuoppola, a fifth-grade student at Ramsay Elementary School, with the 2013 award for the Montana Bring Our Missing Children Home poster contest.

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Attorney General’s Office Offers Tips to Giving Wisely after Boston Marathon Tragedy

Attorney General’s Office Offers Tips to Giving Wisely after Boston Marathon Tragedy

After the attack on spectators and runners during the Boston Marathon, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is encouraging people to give wisely to charities by gathering information about an organization before making contributions.

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Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Honoring Joe Mazurek

Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Honoring Joe Mazurek

This morning, Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill honoring the late Attorney General Joseph Mazurek. Senate Bill 258, introduced at the request of Attorney General Tim Fox, will rename the Justice Building after Mazurek and will allow a privately-funded memorial to be built near its entrance. Senator Art Wittich (R-Bozeman) sponsored the bill.

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New Law Establishes Tougher Penalties for Scammers Targeting Montana’s Most Vulnerable Consumers

New Law Establishes Tougher Penalties for Scammers Targeting Montana’s Most Vulnerable Consumers

Today, Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill brought forward by Attorney General Tim Fox and the Montana Department of Justice’s Office of Consumer Protection.

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Legislation Signed Allowing District Courts to Designate Levels to All Sex Offenders

Legislation Signed Allowing District Courts to Designate Levels to All Sex Offenders

On Friday, April 12, Governor Steve Bullock signed into law a bill that was a top priority for Attorney General Tim Fox and Montana’s legal and law enforcement communities.

 

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Governor Signs Legislation Establishing THC Impairment Standard for All Drivers

Governor Signs Legislation Establishing THC Impairment Standard for All Drivers

On Friday, Governor Steve Bullock signed into law a bill that was a top priority for Attorney General Tim Fox and Montana’s law enforcement community.

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Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Criminalizing Designer Drugs

Governor Signs Attorney General Fox’s Bill Criminalizing Designer Drugs

This afternoon, Governor Steve Bullock signed Attorney General Tim Fox’s bill criminalizing the manufacturing, distribution, sale, and possession of designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” or “Spice” in Montana.

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