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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday December 10, 2023 ( 3 items )  

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Grants More Than $6.5 Million To Montana-Serving Nonprofits In 2023
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 8 -- The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation issued the following news release: In 2023, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation granted more than $6.5 million to nonprofits serving communities across Montana. The Blank Family Foundation has supported nonprofits in Montana since 2001, when the foundation's chairman Arthur Blank purchased Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in Emigrant. The foundation has recently adopted new giving areas, the majority of which will find expression in M  more

Insurance Information Institute: Plaintiffs Should Disclose Third-Party Funding Arrangements
NEW YORK, Dec. 7 -- The Insurance Information Institute issued the following news release on Dec. 6, 2023: Ohio's defendants should know whether a third-party litigation funding firm is financing a lawsuit against them, the Insurance Information Institute's (Triple-I) chief insurance officer, Dale Porfilio said, in testimony today before the state Senate's judiciary committee. Third-party litigation funders (TPLF) provide billions of dollars each year to U.S. plaintiffs and their legal counsel  more

Western Ranchers and Communities Welcome EPA's Methane Rule
BILLINGS, Montana, Dec. 5 -- The Western Organization of Resource Councils issued the following news release on Dec. 4, 2023: Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of its finalized Supplemental Proposal to Reduce Pollution from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry to Fight the Climate Crisis and Protect Public Health. The new rule is a significant step towards reducing climate harming pollution from the oil and gas industry. The rule, which applies to all wells acro  more