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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 5 items )  

American Fly Fishing Trade Association: Double Haul for Dorian Relief
BOZEMAN, Montana, Sept. 11 -- The American Fly Fishing Trade Association issued the following news release: The devastation in the Bahamas is absolutely tragic and will have a profound impact on the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama for years to come. An impact that will be felt by the fly fishing industry for years to come as well. These fisheries, and the communities that rely on them, are so familiar to most of us that we almost consider them home waters. And that's why it's imperative that   more

American Football Coaches Association: Montana State Moves Up After Upset of Southeast Missouri State
WACO, Texas, Sept. 9 -- The American Football Coaches Association issued the following news: After going into the half tied, then-No. 19 Montana State came out strong to start the third quarter. Following 28 unanswered points, the Bobcats had done everything they needed to do to secure the 38-17 upset victory over then-No. 13 Southeast Missouri State. The Bobcats win propelled them up four spots to No. 15 in this weeks' AFCA FCS Coaches' Top 25 Poll. North Dakota State received all 26 first pl  more

Center for Biological Diversity: Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Expanded
GREAT FALLS, Mont, Sept. 10 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: Conservation groups today expanded their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The groups are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its streamlined approval of the pipeline, and today added claims challenging the Corps' failure to ensure that endangered species would not be harmed by the project. In late 2018 the U  more

Mackinac Centers Calls on Supreme Court to Give Parents More Educational Freedom
MIDLAND, Michigan, Sept. 12 -- The Mackinac Center for Public Policy issued the following news release: * * * - New case could lead to greater school choice in Michigan and nationwide * * * The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation has submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in the case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The amicus brief highlights the need for better educational options in Michigan by focusing on a data-driven case study on Detroit. Espinoza v. Mont  more

Sierra Club: Conservation Groups Expand Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval
GREAT FALLS, Montana, Sept. 10 -- The Sierra Club issued the following news release: Conservation groups expanded their federal lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration's illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The groups are suing the Army Corps of Engineers over its streamlined approval of the pipeline, and today added claims challenging the Corps' failure to ensure that endangered species would not be harmed by the project. Late last year, the U.S. District Court   more