Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock’s office is seeking the dismissal of a law suit against former Montana Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) Dave Gallik brought by the Montana Policy Institute (MPI). The suit was filed under the 2005 “False Claims Act,” which alleges on behalf of the state that Gallik worked for his private law practice on state time and with state resources during his tenure from May of 2011 t0 February of 2012….
HELENA – A Missoula judge heard more than two hours of testimony in a Helena courtroom Wednesday in a lawsuit alleging former Commissioner of Political Practices Dave Gallik abused his state office.
HELENA – The Montana Policy Institute has filed a lawsuit against former MT Commissioner of Political Practices Dave Gallik for allegedly using state money to operate his private law firm.
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The Montana Policy Institute (MPI) — a conservative policy think tank located in Bozeman — has filed a lawsuit against former Commissioner of Political Practices Dave Gallik and his wife Department of Commerce administrative assistant Gail Gallik, Schweitzer’s Chief of Staff, and a Department of Administration manager, in order to recover taxpayer funds that were misappropriated while the two conducted private business on state time.