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Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Tim Fox today announced Montana joined 42 other attorneys general in submitting a letter to the Secretary of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voicing strong support for the federal agency’s proposed nationwide investigation of patent trolls.

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Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorney General Tim Fox, along with 46 other state and territorial attorneys general, sent a letter https://doj.mt.gov/wp-content/uploads/TVPA-Final-Letter-to-CJS.pdf asking Congress to fund the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA).

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Attorney General Fox Calls for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers

Attorney General Fox Calls for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers

Attorney General Tim Fox joined 41 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending a letter today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging it to require manufacturers of generic prescription pain relievers to develop tamper-resistant versions of their products.

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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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Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

The Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction are working together to give Montana students the opportunity to participate in state and national poster contests which focus on the theme: “Bring Our Missing Children Home.”

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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 and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Today, Montana Congressman Steve Daines and Attorney General Tim Fox entered into a friendly wager over the upcoming University of Montana – Montana State University football game.

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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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