Monthly Archives March 2004

Attorney General: Ballot Issue May Not Combine Study Commission Question, Mill Levy

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Friday, Attorney General Mike McGrath held that a local ballot question may not combine a request for a local government study commission with a mill levy to fund that commission.

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Gambling Control Division: Play Smart During Tournament Time

HELENA – As the annual “March Madness” college basketball tournament approaches, the Gambling Control Division of the Montana Department of Justice is reminding Montanans who want to gamble on games to make sure they are not breaking the law.

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McGrath Urges U.S. Supreme Court Acceptance of Missouri River Case

HELENA — Attorney General Mike McGrath filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the United States Supreme Court Wednesday, urging the high court to accept a case brought by North Dakota and South Dakota. In that petition, North Dakota and South Dakota challenge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recent management of the waters of the Missouri River.

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State Gambling Control Division Settles with Nevada “Dial-up” Contractor

HELENA — The state of Montana has settled a lawsuit involving the Gambling Control Division and the companies it had contracted with to deliver a system to connect video gambling machines to a central computer, Gambling Control Division administrator Gene Huntington announced Monday.

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Payments, Compact Discs Part of Antitrust Settlement

HELENA – More than 12,000 Montana consumers are receiving refunds and 95 Montana libraries will receive compact discs as part of an antitrust settlement involving music distributors and music retailers.

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