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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday December 17, 2023 ( 6 items )  

Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation: Teacher Housing Initiative Phase One Complete
GARDINER, Montana, Dec. 13 -- The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation issued the following news release on Dec. 12, 2023: Teachers and affordable teacher housing are highly valued. Gardiner Public School (GPS) sits on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park. Despite the challenges of soaring housing prices, which have made it difficult for local workers - including teachers - to afford to live in the area, a group of parents recognized the changing landscape and decided to take action. S  more

NSSF TO HOST 3RD ANNUAL GOVERNORS' FORUM AT SHOT SHOW 2024
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 -- NSSF-The Firearm Industry Trade Association, issued the following news release: NSSF, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, proudly announces the 3rd Annual Governors' Forum at SHOT Show(R) 2024 which is shaping up to host no less than a half dozen state governors to discuss the importance of the firearm industry to their states, Second Amendment rights of their citizens and their insights to challenges and opportunities ahead for gun rights in the United States. Confi  more

Western Watersheds Project: Wildlife Groups Sue BNSF Railway Over Grizzly Killings
MISSOULA, Montana, Dec. 15 -- The Western Watersheds Project issued the following news release on Dec. 14, 2023: Today, wildlife conservation groups sued Burlington Northern Railway Company (BNSF) for operating trains and authorizing use of its tracks by other companies that have killed many federally protected grizzly bears in or near the Northern Continental Divide and Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear recovery zones in Montana and Idaho, respectively. Pending the completion of processes begun in 200  more

Wildlife Groups Sue BNSF Railway Over Grizzly Killings
EUGENE, Oregon, Dec. 15 -- The Western Environmental Law Center issued the following news release on Dec. 14, 2023: Today, wildlife conservation groups sued Burlington Northern Railway Company (BNSF) for operating trains and authorizing use of its tracks by other companies that have killed many federally protected grizzly bears in or near the Northern Continental Divide and Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear recovery zones in Montana and Idaho, respectively. Pending the completion of processes begun in   more

Wildlife Groups Sue BNSF Railway Over Grizzly Killings
MISSOULA, Montana, Dec. 15 -- WildEarth Guardians issued the following news release on Dec. 14, 2023: Today, wildlife conservation groups sued Burlington Northern Railway Company (BNSF) for operating trains and authorizing use of its tracks by other companies that have killed many federally protected grizzly bears in or near the Northern Continental Divide and Cabinet-Yaak grizzly bear recovery zones in Montana and Idaho, respectively. Pending the completion of processes begun in 2004 to develo  more

WTA Provides Comments to FCC on Title II Regulation of Broadband
HELENA, Montana, Dec. 15 -- WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband issued the following news on Dec. 14, 2023: Today, WTA filed comments with the FCC in response to its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on reclassifying broadband Internet access service from an information service to a telecommunications service regulated under Title II of the Communications Act. WTA opposes the proposed forbearance from assessing USF contributions on broadband providers and Section 251/252 interconnection rules. argui  more