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UPDATE: A Look Back at Congressman Rehberg's Frivolous Lawsuit Against Firefighters a Year Later

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of Montana's millionaire Congressman Dennis Rehberg's frivolous lawsuit against Billings firefighters. Here's a look back at the sequence of events in Congressman Rehberg's irresponsible push to hit up Billings taxpayers for a bailout:

July 2, 2010 - Congressman Rehberg files suit against firefighters who he says failed to protect his multi-million dollar property [AP, 7/4/10, Link to lawsuit]

July 13, 2010 - Congressman Rehberg skips three House votes in order to tell firefighters the lie: "this has nothing to do with you." [Billings Gazette, 7/13/10]

July 14, 2010 - Billings firefighters dispute Congressman Rehberg's version of events [Billings Gazette, 7/14/10]

July 28, 2010 - Congressman Rehberg's lawsuit creates a chilling effect in the Montana first responder community: "When you start into depositions, and the trials, and all that kind of stuff, you're pulling volunteers out of their jobs, yet again for something that is absolutely non-productive to our mission." [KBZK, 7/28/10]

Oct. 27, 2010 - Congressman Rehberg threatens to sue Montana TV stations that run a political ad lampooning his lawsuit against firefighters [Billings Gazette, 10/27/10]

June 3, 2011 - Congressman Rehberg signals intent to keep pursuing a payout from Billings taxpayers [AP, 6/3/11]