Monthly Archives January 2006

McGrath: Montana, 18 States Settle Claims of Misleading Charity Solicitations

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath announced today that an agreement has been reached with Newport Creative Communications over misleading sweepstakes claims the company made in charity solicitations. Montana was one of 19 states to take part in the settlement.

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McGrath: Montana Part of Massive Predatory Lending Settlement

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath and Annie M. Goodwin, Commissioner of Banking and Financial Institutions, announced Monday that Montana will receive more than $300,000 as part of a $325 million predatory lending settlement involving Ameriquest Mortgage Company. The settlement includes attorneys general and financial regulators from 49 states and the District of Columbia.

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McGrath Urges High Court to Accept Missouri River Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the United States Supreme Court Tuesday, urging the high court to accept a case addressing the allocation of Missouri River waters to upstream and downstream states. McGrath’s brief came in support of a petition filed by North Dakota and South Dakota.

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Applications Available for Clark Fork Restoration Grants

HELENA – Applications for $7.5 million in 2006 grant funds for projects to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin are now available, Kathleen Coleman, Program Specialist for the Natural Resource Damage Program announced Tuesday.

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State: U.S. Supreme Court Review of Case Unnecessary

HELENA – In a brief filed Monday with the United States Supreme Court, the State of Montana argues that high court review of a case brought by mining company Canyon Resources is unnecessary.

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