Missoula District Judge Denies Motion From NorthWestern For Lawsuit

A lawsuit challenging the state’s pre-approval statute can proceed following Missoula District Court Judge Jason Marks’ ruling denying NorthWestern Energy’s motion filed with support from Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen and the Montana Public Service Commission to dismiss the lawsuit. At issue is the constitutionality of the state’s pre-approval statute, which allows a utility company…

Attorney General Knudsen Joins Lawsuit Against Department of Education

Attorney General Austin Knudsen has signed onto a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies saying the administration’s LGBTQ protections are based on an overly broad legal interpretation. State officials claim Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration has conflated a 2020 landmark ruling prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity…