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Attorney general, former political practices commissioner settle lawsuit

Attorney general, former political practices commissioner settle lawsuit

HELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox’s office and former Political Practices Commissioner Dave Gallik settled a case Tuesday involving allegations that Gallik was paid for hours he didn’t work as commissioner.

September 03, 2014 6:50 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Public safety makes the case for 24/7 Sobriety

Gazette opinion: Public safety makes the case for 24/7 Sobriety

The 24/7 Sobriety program keeps about 70 people out of the Yellowstone County jail every day.

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Gazette opinion: Getting more than you bargained for

Anyone up for a game of civics?

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Before it votes on the NDO, Billings City Council must dispense with a plump agenda

Before it votes on the NDO, Billings City Council must dispense with a plump agenda

Monday’s Billings City Council meeting could well be a long one even before council members arrive at the main event.

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Gazette opinion: Council should vote for equal protection under the law

Gazette opinion: Council should vote for equal protection under the law

Is it OK for a good worker to be fired because her employer learned she is lesbian?

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Attorney general's photo used in dating scam

Attorney general's photo used in dating scam

HELENA — State officials say a photo of Montana Attorney General Tim Fox was used in an online dating scam that cost an Indiana woman $150,000.

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City staff recommends approving the NDO, but delaying enforcement

City staff recommends approving the NDO, but delaying enforcement

City staff is recommending the Billings City Council approve the nondiscrimination ordinance during its Aug. 11 meeting — but delay its enforcement.

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MHP gets 1st class of drug-detection dogs to fight 'growing' drug problem

MHP gets 1st class of drug-detection dogs to fight 'growing' drug problem

For the first time in the state’s history, six K-9 narcotics units are bolstering the force of the Montana Highway Patrol to guard the I-90 and I-94 corridors against drugs.

July 24, 2014 2:24 pm Video Photos

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Gazette opinion: The state’s rights issue in your wallet

Montana won another round this week in the state’s fight against onerous requirements of the federal REAL ID Act. Gov. Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox persuaded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to keep accepting Montana-issued driver’s licenses as valid identification.

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State asks court to uphold Montana’s ban on same-sex marriages

State asks court to uphold Montana’s ban on same-sex marriages

HELENA — The state of Montana asked a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four gay and lesbian couples challenging Montana’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

July 17, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: AG will help counties prosecute rape cases

Sexual assault is a heinous crime. An authoritative study has concluded that one in three American women will be sexually abused in their lifetime. The physical and emotional damage can be deep and long-lasting. That’s why I took the U.S. Department of Justice’s questions about the handling …

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Billings City Council seeks attorney general's opinion on NDO

Billings City Council seeks attorney general's opinion on NDO

Even as city staff continues using City Council input to revise language in Billings’ proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, the council voted 6-5 Monday to seek an opinion from Attorney General Tim Fox’s office on whether it’s legal for Billings to enact such an ordinance.

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Fox sees 'war on women' differently than Democrats do

Fox sees 'war on women' differently than Democrats do

Attorney General Tim Fox told Montana Republicans Friday that a “war on women” is taking place, but it’s not the war that Democrats accuse Republicans of waging.

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Eck to head Montana consumer protection office

HELENA — Former University of Montana law school dean Edwin Eck has been named head of the attorney general's office of consumer protection.

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AG’s office defends legal sufficiency of Charter’s initiative

HELENA — The MEA-MFT’s recent challenge of the legal sufficiency of Charter Communication’s ballot initiative lacks merit and should be rejected by the Montana Supreme Court, Attorney General Tim Fox’s office said Monday.

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MEA-MFT asks Supreme Court to block Charter tax initiative from ballot

HELENA — The MEA-MFT union has asked the Montana Supreme Court to throw out a ballot measure by Charter Communications to reclassify its property for tax purposes and block a tax hike exceeding 300 percent.

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Court to VanDyke: McGrath, Wheat already recused selves

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court ruled as moot on Wednesday a motion by Lawrence VanDyke to recuse Chief Justice Mike McGrath and Justice Mike Wheat from hearing his appeal of a District Court decision removing him as a justice candidate on the ballot.

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Finding 'more in life’: Veterans support treatment court

Finding 'more in life’: Veterans support treatment court

After successfully completing the Yellowstone County Veterans Treatment Court, Brendan Eugene Halsten, a 23-year-old Army National Guard veteran and single father, doesn’t have a felony on his record.

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Attorney general files brief in support of mountain Jesus

Attorney general files brief in support of mountain Jesus

HELENA — Montana's attorney general said he supports keeping a 6-foot-tall statue of Jesus on U.S. Forest Service land next to a Whitefish ski hill.

May 07, 2014 2:38 pm Photos

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Charter gets OK to circulate ballot measure

HELENA — Charter Communications on Tuesday cleared its last hurdle to begin gathering signatures for a ballot measure intended to reverse a large property tax increase on the company.

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