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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday June 16, 2024 ( 5 items )  

Alliance for the Wild Rockies Issues Commentary: Forest Service Must Follow the Law Like Everyone Else
HELENA, Montana, June 11 -- The Alliance for the Wild Rockies issued the following commentary on June 10, 2024: * * * Forest Service Must Follow the Law Like Everyone Else By Mike Garrity A recent column (https://anacondaleader.com/content/we-support-pintler-face-landscape-project) by the Anaconda Sportsmen Club disparaged the Alliance for the Wild Rockies for challenging the illegal Pintler Face logging project in southwest Montana in federal court. What they failed to disclose to you is th  more

Bureau of Land Management Receives New Legal Petition to Reduce Conflicts Between Livestock and WildEarth Guardians
MISSOULA, Montana, June 12 -- WildEarth Guardians issued the following news release on June 11, 2024: Today, WildEarth Guardians called on the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management (the Bureau) to incorporate conflict mitigation measures in its 155 million-acre grazing program to protect native carnivores from lethal conflicts with privately-owned livestock. Today's Administrative Procedure Act petition urges the Bureau of Land Management to modify its grazing program to include sp  more

Carter Center Partner in Montana Releases Preliminary Statement on Missoula County's Primary Election
ATLANTA, Georgia, June 12 -- The Carter Center issued the following agency statement on June 11, 2024: * * * The Carter Center's partner in Montana, the Montana Election Observation Initiative (MEOI), today issued preliminary findings on its pilot program to observe Missoula County's June 4 primary election process. MEOI's nonpartisan election observers monitored the testing of voting equipment, ballot processing, tabulation, and in-person voting on election day in Missoula County and will co  more

Independent Women's Forum: Female Athletes Call For Equal Athletic Opportunity In Whitefish, MT, During The Take Back Title IX Summer 2024 Bus Tour
WHITEFISH, Montana, June 13 -- The Independent Women's Forum issued the following news release on June 11, 2024: On Monday, hundreds of supporters joined current and former athletes, coaches, and leading women's advocates, including Riley Gaines and former U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, for the multistate Our Bodies, Our Sports "Take Back Title IX" Summer 2024 Bus Tour in Whitefish, Montana. The rally-style event, held at Montana Longhorn Co., is part of the landmark tour hitting the road c  more

NWLC Condemns Decision in Title IX Lawsuit
WASHINGTON, June 15 -- The National Women's Law Center issued the following statement on June 14, 2024: * * * Yesterday, a federal judge in Monroe, Louisiana, ruled in favor of four states, the Louisiana Department of Education, and 18 school boards challenging the Biden administration's recent changes strengthening Title IX rule protections. This decision temporarily blocks the new Title IX rule set to go into effect on August 1 in Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, and Idaho. * * * In respon  more