Yearly Archives 2013

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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Governor Signs Attorney General Tim Fox’s Bill Improving State Sex Offender Registry

Governor Signs Attorney General Tim Fox’s Bill Improving State Sex Offender Registry

Today Governor Steve Bullock signed one of Attorney General Tim Fox’s bills that will help make Montana a safer place to live.

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Attorney General Tim Fox Stands Up for Second Amendment Rights of Montanans

Attorney General Tim Fox Stands Up for  Second Amendment Rights of Montanans

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana joined with 19 other states recently in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of a New York statute that limits an individual’s Second Amendment right to bear arms.

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Attorney General Tim Fox Asks FDA to Make Generic Pain Pills Harder to Abuse

Attorney General Tim Fox Asks FDA to Make Generic Pain Pills Harder to Abuse

Generic versions of popular pain relievers must be made harder to abuse, Attorney General Tim Fox and 47 other state and territorial attorneys general told federal officials in a letter sent today by the National Association of Attorneys General.

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Second State Work Comp Fraud Win in Two Weeks

Second State Work Comp Fraud Win in Two Weeks

A Helena jury convicted a Plains man Thursday of one count of theft by common scheme, a felony, of worker’s compensation benefits provided by the Montana State Fund.

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Attorney General Fox’s Legislative Priorities Advance

Attorney General Fox’s Legislative Priorities Advance

Montana’s 63rd Legislature has passed Attorney General Tim Fox’s top legislative priorities from their chamber of origin. The legislature begins its transmittal break today, which is the deadline for voting non-fiscal bills out of their chamber of origin.

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Attorney General Fox and Governor Bullock Stand Up for Montana’s Water Interests

Attorney General Fox and Governor Bullock Stand Up for Montana’s Water Interests

Today Attorney General Tim Fox and Governor Steve Bullock announced that Montana has joined eleven other states in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) denial of a petition filed November 19, 2012, in federal court to implement new nutrient pollution standards under the Clean Water Act for the Missouri-Mississippi- River Basin.

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State Wins Workers’ Comp Fraud Case

State Wins Workers’ Comp Fraud Case

A Helena jury convicted a Ronan man Wednesday of two felony counts of theft of worker’s compensation benefits provided by the Montana State Fund.

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Attorney General Tim Fox Stands up for Montana Consumers

Attorney General Tim Fox Stands up for Montana Consumers

Today Attorney General Tim Fox announced that Montana and ten other states are challenging federal regulations that make it more difficult for Montanans to obtain loans from community banks, and that put Montana’s pension investments at risk.

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