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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 21, 2024 ( 3 items )  

Alliance for the Wild Rockies Issues Commentary: Taking on the Forest Service in Federal Court
HELENA, Montana, Jan. 15 -- The Alliance for the Wild Rockies issued the following commentary on Jan. 14, 2024: * * * Taking on the Forest Service in Federal Court By Mike Garrity, Executive Director There's so much wrong with this project, so many illegalities, omissions, and disregard for the foundational laws, the Alliance for the Wild Rockies had no choice but to try to take this project in southwest Montana to court due to its negative impacts on fish, wildlife and the forested landscap  more

Consumer Reports Applauds New Jersey Governor for Signing Comprehensive Privacy Bill Into Law
TRENTON, New Jersey, Jan. 18 -- Consumer Reports issued the following news release: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a comprehensive privacy bill (S. 332/A.B. 1971) into law that will extend baseline privacy rights to consumers, including the right to access, delete, and stop certain disclosures of their personal information. New Jersey becomes the 13th state to pass a privacy bill into law, after California, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Oregon  more

EDC Awarded $15 Million to Expand Math for All in Five States
WALTHAM, Massachusetts, Jan. 19 -- The Education Development Center issued the following news release: Education Development Center (EDC) has received a five-year, $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Innovation and Research (EIR) program to expand the successful Math for All program to schools in five states: Illinois, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York. The award, which was highlighted in a DOE press release (https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/biden-harris-  more