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Attorney General Fox Continues to Fight Federal Internet Sales Tax Bill

Attorney General Fox Continues to Fight Federal Internet Sales Tax Bill

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox submitted written testimony to this morning’s U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Internet sales tax issue.

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Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Brief Congress on Dangers of Internet Sales Tax Bill

Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Brief Congress on Dangers of Internet Sales Tax Bill

This morning, Montana Congressman Steve Daines and Attorney General Tim Fox held a briefing on Capitol Hill regarding the Internet sales tax bill, also known as the Marketplace Fairness Act.

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Attorney General Fox Introduces Montana Healthcare Foundation Board Members

Attorney General Fox Introduces Montana Healthcare Foundation Board Members

This afternoon, Attorney General Tim Fox announced and introduced the members of the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

“I join my fellow Montanans in thanking these new board members for their willingness to step forward and take the helm of the Montana Healthcare Foundation,” Attorney General Fox said. “I know we’re all looking forward to the great work that the foundation will do to improve health care in our state.”

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Montana Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 55 New Officers

Montana Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 55 New Officers

At a ceremony this morning, the Montana Law Enforcement Academy graduated 55 new officers who will serve 27 different agencies across the state.

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Montana Joins 26 States and Territories in Supreme Court Brief Supporting Citizens’ Rights to Buy, Sell Firearms

Montana Joins 26 States and Territories in Supreme Court Brief Supporting Citizens’ Rights to Buy, Sell Firearms

Attorney General Tim Fox today announced that Montana has joined with 26 other states and territories in an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court opposing the attempt by the federal government to broadly construe federal law to prosecute legal gun owners who wish to sell a weapon to another person who can legally own firearms.

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Search Committee Nominates Candidates for Montana Healthcare Foundation Board

Search Committee Nominates Candidates for Montana Healthcare Foundation Board

The Montana Healthcare Foundation’s interim trustee E. Edwin Eck and his selection committee have forwarded Attorney General Tim Fox their seven nominations for the foundation’s board.

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As ‘Black Friday’ Nears, Attorney General Fox Reminds Montanans Gift Cards Don’t Expire

As ‘Black Friday’ Nears, Attorney General Fox Reminds Montanans Gift Cards Don’t Expire

As Montanans prepare for holiday shopping day on Friday, Attorney General Tim Fox reminds them that, under state law, gift cards and gift certificates from an individual merchant do not expire, despite what may be printed on them.

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Attorney General Fox Urges Proper EIS Scope for Proposed Coal Export Terminal

Attorney General Fox Urges Proper EIS Scope for Proposed Coal Export Terminal

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem have submitted joint comments regarding scoping of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a bulk commodities export terminal in Longview, Washington.

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Missoula Contractor Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Missoula Contractor Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

This morning, Missoula contractor Jared Allen Langley admitted in Lewis & Clark County District Court that the state could likely prove him guilty of felony Employer Misconduct for underpaying Montana workers’ compensation premiums for his roofing business.

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Attorney General Fox Asks EPA to Hold Coal Listening Session in Montana

Attorney General Fox Asks EPA to Hold Coal Listening Session in Montana

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox asked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy to add Montana to the agency’s listening sessions on coal regulations.

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