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State Warns Montanans of Lottery Scam

State Warns Montanans of Lottery Scam

The Montana Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Office has seen an increase in the number of complaints regarding a Lottery scam.

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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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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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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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