I-147 Before Montana Supreme Court
September 2004 by Bob AnezA group supporting a ballot measure to overturn a ban on using cyanide in certain mines has told the Montana Supreme Court it should throw out a lawsuit against Initiative 147. Facts surrounding the claims of I-147 opponents must be sorted out before the high court can consider the legal challenge, said proponents who call themselves Miners, Merchants and Montanans for Jobs and Economic Opportunity.
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We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
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