Monthly Archives October 2006

McGrath: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Integrity of Ballot-Measure Process

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released the following statement in relation to a Montana Supreme Court decision. In its opinion, the court affirmed Montana District Court Judge Dirk Sandefur’s order invalidating certification of ballot measures CI-98, CI-97 and I-154.

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Active Recruitment for Montana Highway Patrol Open Until Dec. 4

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol is recruiting for officers for training to begin in April 2007.

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McGrath Decision Upholds DOJ Monitoring of Benefis Healthcare

HELENA – In a decision released today, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath upheld Department of Justice oversight and monitoring of inpatient hospital services at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls. In the decision, McGrath found that “there is not sufficient evidence to conclude that increases in competition have eliminated the need for regulation over inpatient hospital services.”

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McGrath: States, RJR Reach Agreement to End Sale of Flavored Cigarettes

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today announced that Montana and 38 other states have entered into an agreement with tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds that ends the sale of candy, fruit and alcohol flavored cigarettes manufactured and sold by Reynolds.

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