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Attorney General Approves Sale of Community Medical Center

Charitable asset proposal still under review Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox approved the sale of Community Medical Center in Missoula to a joint venture consisting of Billings Clinic and RegionalCare Hospital Partners. The proposed transaction had been under review since September. The Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection is still reviewing the proposal for…

Montana Joins Bipartisan Effort to Protect Second Amendment Rights

25 states want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn circuit court decision upholding city gun restriction A bipartisan group of 25 state attorneys general has filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Ninth Circuit’s ruling upholding a San Francisco ordinance that requires all citizens who possess handguns in their homes to…

Attorney General’s Legislative Priorities Receive Bipartisan Support

When the 64th Session of the Montana Legislature convenes next week, the agenda will include several measures brought forward by Attorney General Tim Fox. The attorney general’s priorities, which have been introduced with bipartisan support, focus on protecting children, enhancing public safety, and strengthening consumer protection laws. “These are commonsense measures that address genuine needs…

Montana, Crow Nation Question EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

Economic impact, no consultation with tribe, EPA’s lack of legal authority cited In joint comments filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and the Crow Nation raise serious concerns about the proposed carbon regulations and their impact on Montana jobs. The EPA is proposing new regulations under Section 111(d)…

Montana Joins 16 States to Challenge President’s Unilateral Executive Action on Immigration

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox issued the following statement after Montana joined 16 other states in legal action challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration: “Under the United States Constitution, the president’s role is limited to faithfully executing the laws passed by Congress. He can neither bypass the peoples’ elected representatives when they don’t…

Montana Submits Comments on EPA’s Sweeping ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Proposal

House Speaker, agricultural community, counties, homebuilders voice opposition to proposal Yesterday, the Montana Attorney General’s Office submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding proposed rules that would dramatically expand their regulatory authority over all waters in any way connected to navigable waters. “The referenced rule-making proposal…

Attorney General Fox Thanks Legislature for Work on CSKT Water Compact

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox thanked the legislature’s Water Policy Interim Committee for its work on the proposed Water Rights Compact between the State of Montana, the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, and the United States. This afternoon, the committee concluded a two-day work session on the compact. “Members of…