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Montana Consumer Advocate Wins National Award

Marcus Meyer, a Consumer Protection Investigator with the Montana Office of Consumer Protection, recently received the Outstanding Consumer Protection Award from the National Association of Consumer Protection Investigators (NACPI). The award was presented to Meyer last month at the NACPI conference in Little Rock, Arkansas. Meyer was honored by NACPI for his accomplishments in striving…

AG Fox and Wyoming AG Michael Place Friendly UM-UW Football Wager

Today, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael announced they’ve entered into a friendly wager over the upcoming University of Montana – University of Wyoming football game.  Both will attend Saturday’s game in Laramie. If the Grizzlies win, Attorney General Fox will give Attorney General Michael a UM cap that he’ll…

MHP Commissions 14 New Troopers Today

The Montana Highway Patrol commissioned 14 new troopers today at the 57th Advanced Academy Graduation ceremony.  Governor Steve Bullock addressed the graduates at the event, which took place at the Great Northern Hotel in Helena. Attorney General Tim Fox said, “Now more than ever, we’re reminded that law enforcement is an inherently dangerous profession.  These…

Governor Bullock, Attorney General Fox Secure Victory over REAL ID

Today, Governor Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) had backed off of their threat to stop accepting Montana driver’s licenses and identification cards for certain purposes listed under the REAL ID Act.…

AG Fox Presents Crime Victim Advocate Award to Powell County APS Worker

Attorney General Tim Fox on Wednesday presented Powell County Adult Protective Services worker Janel Pliley with a plaque recognizing her as one of three Outstanding Crime Victim Advocates of the Year for 2014. Pliley was honored at an afternoon ceremony at the Powell County Courthouse in Deer Lodge.…