Monthly Archives August 2002

Associated Press Wrongly Reports Release of McGrath Opinion

HELENA – On August 27, 2002, the Associated Press incorrectly reported that Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath issued a formal opinion addressing growth policy issues in Flathead County.

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Grant Supplies Smoke Alarms to High-Risk Areas

HELENA – A public safety initiative aimed at helping elderly and low-income families avert fire-related tragedy has netted $67,000 for nine Montana communities to supply eligible residents with smoke alarms.

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McGrath: Budget Cuts Will Affect Public Safety

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Tuesday said that the budget cuts imposed by last week’s special session will have a serious impact on public safety in Montana.

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State Fire Marshal Phillips Named to National Board

HELENA -The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) elected Montana State Fire Marshal Terry Phillips to a three-year term on its Board of Directors at the NASFM annual conference held recently in East Elmhurst, N.Y.

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Governor Martz Expands Special Session at the Request of Attorney General’s Office

HELENA – Governor Martz today expanded the call for the forthcoming special legislative session to include legislation to change Montana’s sexual or violent offender registration laws and bring the state into compliance with federal guidelines. The session was expanded at the request of Attorney General Mike McGrath.

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