Monthly Archives August 2005

School Bus Drivers’ Testing Deadline Extended

HELENA – Officials with the state’s Motor Vehicle Division said Thursday that some recent changes to federal regulations give Montana school bus drivers extra time to take mandatory tests.

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Governor, AG Tour NRD Program Project Site in Butte

HELENA – Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and Attorney General Mike McGrath toured an uptown Butte waterline construction site Thursday and highlighted a number of Butte-area projects funded by Upper Clark Fork River Basin reclamation funds.

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McGrath: Insurance Carriers Entitled to Accident Reports

HELENA – In a formal opinion released today, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that the insurance carrier of an individual involved in a traffic accident is entitled to receive copies of accident reports, whether or not the carrier is specifically named or mentioned in the report.

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Lottery, Other Scams Target Montana Consumers

HELENA – The Montana Consumer Protection Office in the Department of Justice has recently seen an increase in the number of complaints about some classic scams, Assistant Attorney General Pam Bucy said Tuesday.

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AG: School District Not Entitled to Fuels Tax Refund When Contractor Pays Tax

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Thursday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that a school district may not claim a refund of taxes paid on “special fuels” by a company that provides bus service for the district’s students.

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State, Federal Officials: Settlement Brings Milltown Dam Removal One Step Closer

HELENA – State of Montana and federal officials on Tuesday announced a comprehensive agreement on the terms and costs of the cleanup of the Milltown Reservoir area. Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, Attorney General Mike McGrath, and representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the U.S. Department of Justice made the announcement in a press conference at the Milltown Dam.

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