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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 12, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Child Bridge Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization
BIGFORK, Montana, Jan. 10 -- The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability issued the following news release: * * * - Child Bridge Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization * * * The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced the accreditation of Child Bridge of Bigfork, MT. ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship(TM), including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethic  more

CTA, AARP Team Up With Professional Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana to Host Business Pitch Competition at CES 2020
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Jan. 8 -- The Consumer Technology Association issued the following news release: For the second year in a row at CES(R) in Las Vegas, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)(R) Foundation will host a business pitch contest - sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs - to recognize sports, fitness and related innovations that can provide health solutions to help people stay in the game as they age. Professional Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana will be the event moder  more

Montana Farmers Union Hires Mangold to Lead Government Affairs
GREAT FALLS, Montana, Jan. 10 -- The Montana Farmers Union issued the following news: Kim Mangold has been hired as the Government Affairs Director for Montana Farmers Union. Mangold will help develop new legislative initiatives, support current issues and find effective approaches to improved laws and programs to benefit Montana producers. "Kim has a depth of policy knowledge that will elevate MFU's effectiveness at the state legislature," said MFU President Walter Schweitzer. "She has a real  more

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Signs Off on Bison Management Plan
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 -- The Defenders of Wildlife issued the following news: Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced the completion of Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the restoration of bison in the state. This EIS is the first official decision in favor of reintroducing wild free-ranging bison to their historic range outside of Yellowstone National Park. The EIS paves the way for the agency to now consider site-specific proposals for the state's management of bison as wil  more

Radiation Research Journal Issues Research Articles in January 2020 Edition
BOZEMAN, Montana, Jan. 9 -- Radiation Research, a journal that says it deals with radiation effects and related subjects in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine from the Radiation Research Society, published research articles, including the following topics, in its January 2020 edition: * Comprehensive Analysis of the Kinetics of Radiation-Induced Lymphocyte Loss in Patients Treated with External Beam Radiation Therapy * Effect of Hydrogen-Rich Water on Radiation-Induced Cogni  more

Western Environmental Law Center: Advocates File Multi-State Suit to Protect Climate, Public Health From Fracking
EUGENE, Oregon, Jan. 10 -- The Western Environmental Law Center issued the following news release: Moving to protect climate and health, a coalition filed suit to overturn the sale of nearly 2 million acres of public lands for fracking in the western states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. "The Trump administration is selling out America's public lands to the oil and gas industry and fueling the climate crisis," said Jeremy Nichols, Climate and Energy Program director for W  more

WildEarth Guardians: Advocates File Multi-State Suit to Protect Climate, Public Health From Fracking
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- WildEarth Guardians issued the following news release: * * * - Lawsuit Targets Nearly 2 Million Acres of Oil and Gas Leasing in Five Western States * * * Moving to protect climate and health, a coalition filed suit to overturn the sale of nearly 2 million acres of public lands for fracking in the western states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. "The Trump administration is selling out America's public lands to the oil and gas industry and fueling th  more