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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership to the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee from a representative of the tow truck industry from western Montana, a representative of the insurance industry, and a member of the general public.
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.”