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News Friday, Oct 21 2011

Billings Gazette: Rehbergs: Suit against city 'not about the money'

Oct 21, 2011

On October 21, The Billings Gazette reported:

A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg and his wife has offered to settle a lawsuit against the city of Billings “without monetary compensation” for a 2008 wildfire that threatened the couple’s subdivision.

In exchange, the Rehbergs want the city to adopt “specific wildland firefighting standards” that may prevent future property loss or damage, according to a letter provided to The Billings Gazette by Jan Rehberg.

After sitting idle for more than a year, the lawsuit has been the subject of a recent flurry of activity, including an official response from the city to the lawsuit that was never formally served and the settlement offer from the Rehbergs.

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Published: Oct 21, 2011

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