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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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Montana Highway Patrol Commissions Nine New Troopers

Montana Highway Patrol Commissions Nine New Troopers

On Friday the Montana Highway Patrol commissioned nine new troopers at the 54th Advanced Academy Graduation ceremony. The event took place at the Red Lion Colonial Hotel.

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Attorney General Fox Asks Legislature to Close Sex-Offender Loophole

Attorney General Fox Asks Legislature to Close Sex-Offender Loophole

This morning Attorney General Tim Fox testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on a bill that would improve the state Sexual and Violent Offender Registry and help protect communities across Montana.

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New Specialty License Plates Available

New Specialty License Plates Available

Ten new Montana specialty license plates and one redesigned specialty plate are now available, announced Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund today. The plates can be ordered from county treasurer offices.

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Attorney General Tim Fox Calls for New Measures to Protect Children, the Elderly and Disabled

Attorney General Tim Fox Calls for New Measures to Protect Children, the Elderly and Disabled

During the 2013 legislative session, Attorney General Tim Fox is advancing several measures aimed at improving public safety and protecting Montana’s most vulnerable citizens from fraud and exploitation.

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