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UM law professor's study draws Schweitzer's ire

HELENA — A law professor who wrote a report criticizing how the state values certain types of property failed to properly disclose she was being paid by a cable company that wants to lower its property taxes by persuading lawmakers to change how the state Revenue Department values property, the president of the University of Montana said.

President Royce Engstrom also said the study by associate professor Kristen Juras paid for by Cablevison/Bresnan didn't contain a disclosure saying her conclusions were her own and not those of the university.

Lee Newspapers of Montana reported that Gov....

 

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