The city of Billings filed an appeal with the Montana Supreme Court on Thursday, asking it to overturn a district judge's order to release the names of five city workers disciplined for viewing pornography at work.
The city of Billings paid a private law firm more than $16,000 last year to defend it in a lawsuit filed over discipline meted out to five city employees.
The city of Billings will appeal a Yellowstone County District Court decision ordering it to release the names of five city workers disciplined for viewing pornography on work computers.
Attorneys for the city of Billings argue in court documents that it has no legal obligation to disclose the identities of city workers who were disciplined last spring for viewing inappropriate websites at work.
The Billings Gazette filed a lawsuit against the city of Billings on Thursday, asking for the release of public records dealing with city workers who were disciplined for viewing inappropriate websites on the job.
Gerald B. Murphy of Moulton Bellingham has been named as "Billings' Best Lawyers Litigation-Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 by "Best Lawyers," the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. After more than a quarter of a century in publicatio…
The Billings Community Foundation elected officers for 2011 at its annual meeting in January.
Billings Studio Theatre has elected new officers and board members for the following season. Officers are: Pamela J. Bailey, attorney, president; Bryan Lippman, operations team leader, GE Capital Solutions, vice president; Ross McLinden, attorney, Moulton Bellingham, PC, secretary; Mycale Kr…