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Montana attorney general elected vice president of national association

Mark Iandolo Jul. 6, 2017, 12:55pm

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — The office of Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced June 22 that Fox was unanimously elected vice president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).

Montana seeks to intervene in multistate lawsuit over Interior Department coal leases

Mark Iandolo Jul. 5, 2017, 12:11pm

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced June 29 that he has filed for intervention on behalf of Montana in a lawsuit filed in federal court against the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Montana backs federal appeals court postponement of EPA oil, natural gas rule decision

Mark Iandolo May 24, 2017, 9:05am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced May 19 that he supports a federal appeals court after its decision effectively postpones any decision regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s overreaching oil and natural gas rule.

Montana joins 36 other states in urging expansion of Medicaid fraud authority

Mark Iandolo May 18, 2017, 9:41am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced May 10 that he has joined 36 other states and the District of Columbia in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to expand the Medicaid fraud authority so it can address more resident abuse and neglect cases.

Montana to seek damages from Bridger after alleged 2015 oil spill

Mark Iandolo Nov. 1, 2016, 9:06am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) ­— Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, Gov. Steve Bullock and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced an attempt to pursue natural resource damages from Bridger Pipeline LLC (Bridger).

Montana and ExxonMobil reach settlement in case related to 2011 oil spill

Mark Iandolo Sep. 23, 2016, 8:03pm

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Attorney General Tim Fox, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Interior have announced a proposed $12 million settlement with ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. after a Yellowstone River oil spill in 2011.

Montana AG says 'spear phishing' email scams on the rise

Mark Iandolo Apr. 12, 2016, 8:26pm

Attorney General Tim Fox says scammers across the country, including those in Montana, have used a sophisticated “spear phishing” email scam to gain access to the personal information of thousands of consumers.

Montana AG warns consumers about fake 'Motor Vehicle Division' notices in the mail

Mark Iandolo Apr. 12, 2016, 8:03pm

Attorney General Tim Fox and the Montana Department of Justice warned residents of fraudulent “Motor Vehicle Division” notices sent in the mail. The notices, they say, have not been issued by the government.

Supreme Court recognizes damages to Montana as part of Yellowstone River Compact dispute

Mark Iandolo Mar. 25, 2016, 12:09pm

HELENA, Montana (Legal Newsline) — The office of Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has announced the U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order that recognized Montana suffered damages to due to Wyoming’s alleged failure to abide by terms of the Yellowstone River Compact.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox asks the EPA to reconsider its carbon emission ruling

Mark Iandolo Dec. 31, 2015, 11:54am

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider a ruling on carbon emission adopted back in August.