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Attorney General Fox Stands Up for Montana’s Right to Regulate its Mining, Protect its Water

Attorney General Fox Stands Up for Montana’s Right to Regulate its Mining, Protect its Water

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced he and attorneys general from 10 other states have joined an amicus brief protecting the states’ role in protecting their waters and in regulating mining activities.

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Attorney General Fox Joins Eight Other States in Letter to EEOC

Attorney General Fox Joins Eight Other States in Letter to EEOC

Attorney General Fox announced today that Montana has joined with attorneys general in eight other states in a letter to the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission.

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Attorney General Fox Asks Congress to Fight Prostitution, Child Sex Trafficking by Amending Federal Law

Attorney General Fox Asks Congress to Fight Prostitution, Child Sex Trafficking by Amending Federal Law

Attorney General Tim Fox today joined a bi-partisan national coalition of 49 Attorneys General calling on Congress to amend the law to help fight prostitution and child sex trafficking.

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Options Announced for Montanans Affected by Verizon Service Outages

Options Announced for Montanans Affected by Verizon Service Outages

Verizon subscribers who recently began experiencing a disruption of cell phone service now have options available to help them improve coverage or switch carriers.

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Attorney General Fox Approves HCSC BCBS Transaction

Attorney General Fox Approves HCSC BCBS Transaction

Today, based upon the evidence presented at the public hearings, extensive study, and discovery, Attorney General Tim Fox approved the conversion transaction between Health Care Service Corporation and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Montana.

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In Comments to FTC, Attorney General Fox Supports Action on Mobile Cramming

In Comments to FTC, Attorney General Fox Supports Action on Mobile Cramming

Attorney General Tim Fox, with 39 other state and territorial attorneys general, sent comments on June 24 to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about stopping mobile cramming, the placement of unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phone bills. This national problem continues to get worse.

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Attorney General Fox to EPA: Dialogue with All States, Not Threat of Lawsuit from Few, Should Drive Any New GHG Emission Regulations

Attorney General Fox to EPA: Dialogue with All States, Not Threat of Lawsuit from Few, Should Drive Any New GHG Emission Regulations

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and attorneys general from 20 other states wrote to the acting U.S. EPA Administrator to urge him to resist creating new regulatory guidelines for greenhouse gas emissions in response to a litigation threat from seven states in the northeastern United States.

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Montana Highway Patrol Launches New Dispatch Number Today

Montana Highway Patrol Launches New Dispatch Number Today

Starting today, drivers on Montana’s highways have a new toll-free number to call for non-emergency traffic safety concerns: 1-855-MHP-3777 (647-3777).

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Montana Borrowers Receiving Checks through National Mortgage Settlement

Montana Borrowers Receiving Checks through National Mortgage Settlement

Overr 1,700 Montana borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480.

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Attorney General Fox Announces Montana’s Participation in Multistate Settlement

Attorney General Fox Announces Montana’s Participation in Multistate Settlement

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined with other states and the federal government in a $500 million dollar settlement to resolve civil and criminal allegations that Ranbaxy, a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Gurgaon, India, introduced adulterated drugs into interstate commerce. As a result, false or fraudulent claims were submitted to Montana’s Medicaid Program.

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