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Guest opinion: Revised water compact deserves Legislature's support

As the Legislature prepares to take up a revised water compact, I’m encouraged by all of the new developments that will give Montanans stable and reliable access to water, and erase the uncertainty that hangs over property owners across the state. And do all of this in a way that’s firmly gr…

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AG approves sale of Community Medical Center to Billings Clinic and partner

AG approves sale of Community Medical Center to Billings Clinic and partner

MISSOULA — After nearly five months of often-contentious debate, emotional pleas from both sides and a review of mountains of paperwork, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox on Monday afternoon approved the sale of Community Medical Center in Missoula to a joint business venture between Billings…

January 12, 2015 5:05 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Let's make Montana medical marijuana law work for our citizens

In 2004, 62 percent of the voters in Montana passed a ballot initiative known as the Montana Medical Marijuana Act (Initiative 148). That law was designed to provide a safe, compassionate alternative to highly addictive and damaging pharmaceutical pain medications for people with cancer, chr…

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Bullock has raised nearly $320,000 for '16; 2 others in race

Bullock has raised nearly $320,000 for '16; 2 others in race

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock has raised nearly $320,000 so far for his 2016 re-election campaign and had about $273,000 left in the bank on Dec. 31.

January 08, 2015 8:48 amLoading…
Real steps being taken on behalf of Billings' homeless, transient residents

Real steps being taken on behalf of Billings' homeless, transient residents

Committees working to find solutions to aid Billings’ downtown transient and homeless populations made announcements Wednesday that could prove to be game-changers.

January 07, 2015 7:15 pmLoading…
Judge blocks implementation of key parts of medical marijuana law

Judge blocks implementation of key parts of medical marijuana law

HELENA — A state district judge late Friday permanently blocked enforcement of some key provisions of Montana’s strict 2011 medical marijuana regulation law in a drawn-out legal case that began shortly after its passage.

January 02, 2015 8:05 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Obama's EPA, executive orders eroding rule of law

Over the last year, President Barack Obama’s administration has proposed and taken unprecedented, unilateral action beyond its authority outlined in our constitution and laws. These actions threaten the very rule of law upon which our nation was founded.

December 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Crow leader says climate plan could hurt tribe

Crow leader says climate plan could hurt tribe

The chairman of Montana's Crow Indians and state Attorney General Tim Fox want the coal-dependent tribe exempted from the Obama administration's pending climate plan.

December 05, 2014 9:06 am
State: Barry Beach has exhausted appeals

State: Barry Beach has exhausted appeals

HELENA — Barry Beach, who is serving a 100-year prison sentence for a 1979 murder he says he didn’t commit, has been given unprecedented opportunity to argue his innocence and for a reduced sentence and deserves no more, the state said in a filing with the Montana Supreme Court.

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Montana attorney general to argue gay marriage case Feb. 27

Montana attorney general to argue gay marriage case Feb. 27

Opening arguments from Montana's attorney general are due Feb. 27 in his appeal of a federal court order that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.

November 21, 2014 12:22 pmLoading…

Daines, Fox wager over Brawl

HELENA -- Congressman Steve Daines and Attorney General Tim Fox again have placed a friendly wager over the upcoming Montana–Montana State football game.

November 20, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…

Attorney General Fox wants water rule withdrawn

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has asked federal officials to withdraw a proposed rule that would redefine how streams and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act.

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Gazette opinion: Montana's unequal protection for same-sex couples

Gazette opinion: Montana's unequal protection for same-sex couples

“Marriage is a personal relationship between a man and a woman arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of the parties is essential.”

October 24, 2014 6:00 amLoading…
15-year-old Eagle Scout candidate fighting 'invisible epidemic'

15-year-old Eagle Scout candidate fighting 'invisible epidemic'

A 15-year-old’s project to get unused and potentially deadly prescription drugs out of homes has received an endorsement from the state’s chief law enforcement officer — Attorney General Tim Fox.

October 14, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Cap on punitive damages good for Montana business

The Montana Supreme Court is reviewing a case that may decide whether Montana businesses will face unlimited and potentially bankrupting awards in civil lawsuits. Presently, Montana law places a reasonable cap on the amount of damages a plaintiff can receive to punish a defendant in a civil …

October 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Rocky-Carroll showdown will include an unusual twist

Rocky-Carroll showdown will include an unusual twist

Whenever Rocky Mountain College and Carroll College have tangled in football over the past few seasons, the games have developed into super showdowns.

September 19, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…
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.

August 28, 2014 6:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Getting more than you bargained for

Anyone up for a game of civics?

August 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

August 10, 2014 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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