State of Montana News

Federal government and Iowa, Mississippi and Montana say DuPont-Dow merger violates Clayton Act

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The federal government and several states are suing The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, alleging the proposed merger between the two companies would violate federal law.

Montana, Crow Nation agree to settlement involving coal taxes

By Mark Iandolo | Oct 28, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, and Crow Nation Chairman Darrin Old Coyote recently signed an agreement to resolve a case involving assessment of taxes on coal owned by the Crow Nation.

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

By Mark Iandolo | Dec 31, 2015

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.

Wyo. governor names new AG to replace Phillips

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 6, 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Legal Newsline) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has named Peter Michael his new attorney general.

W.Va. SC hears public financing arguments

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 5, 2012

Loughry CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - After nearly two hours of oral arguments, the question of additional public funding in the West Virginia Supreme Court race rests squarely in the hands of the state Supreme Court.

U.S. SC rules for power company over Montana riverbeds

By Michael P. Tremoglie | Feb 24, 2012

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The United States Supreme Court (USSC) has reversed Montana's Supreme Court for ruling that the state could charge for use of riverbeds.

Bullock favors transparency in benefits issue

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 22, 2011

Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock last week held that the public has a right to know how much they are paying state employees in retirement benefits.

U.S. SC hears water dispute between states

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 10, 2011

Bullock WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday from attorneys for Montana and Wyoming in a dispute over the division of water from the Yellowstone River and its tributaries.

Claims against Montana won't be stayed in asbestos case

By John O'Brien | Jan 8, 2010

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A temporary injunction staying asbestos claims against a bankrupt company will not be broadened to postpone claims against the State of Montana.

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