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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday July 14, 2019 ( 5 items )  

American Chemistry Council Launches Ads Highlighting Sen. Steve Daines
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The American Chemistry Council issued the following news: * * * - Ads emphasize Daines's leadership for Montana's families and small businesses * * * The American Chemistry Council (ACC) will begin running issue advertisements highlighting Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) for his leadership on lowering taxes for middle class families and small businesses. "Sen. Daines is fighting to lower taxes for families in Montana and the nation, which will allow them to keep more of thei  more

Environment Montana: Proposed Montana Rule Will Help to Keep Children Safe From Lead
MISSOULA, Montana, July 11 -- Environment Montana issued the following news release: The Department of Public Health and Human Services is currently considering a rule that would require all public schools to test for lead in drinking water and remediate the worst cases of lead contamination. A public hearing on the rule was held today in Helena. A potent neurotoxin, lead affects how our children learn, grow and behave. Lead is so toxic that experts, including the American Academy of Pediatric  more

National Forest Foundation Launches 'National Forest Week,' Invites All Americans to Celebrate Their National Forests and Grasslands
WASHINGTON, Montana, July 8 -- The National Forest Foundation issued the following news: Seven in ten Americans live within a two-hour drive of a National Forest. And yet, most Americans are not aware of this incredible resource. That's why today, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) is announcing this week as the first annual "National Forest Week," with the goal of spreading awareness about this uniquely American resource. The NFF is hosting celebration events all week across the country. Ou  more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: Study - Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations Associated With Falling Teen Use
BOZEMAN, Montana, July 11 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release: The enactment of laws regulating the use of cannabis by adults is associated with short-term declines in self-reported marijuana use by young people, according to findings published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. A team of researchers from Montana State University, the University of Oregon, the University of Colorado, and San Diego State University assessed teen marijuana  more

Pacific Legal Foundation: Ninth Circuit Vacates Joe Robertson's Clean Water Act Conviction
SACRAMENTO, California, July 10 -- The Pacific Legal Foundation issued the following news release: Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the conviction of Navy veteran Joe Robertson, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $130,000 in fines after he dug fire-fighting ponds near his home in Montana. Sadly, Joe passed away in March, but his wife, Carri Robertson, continued his legal battle. "We are very pleased that the Ninth Circuit agreed that Joe's convictions s  more