Monthly Archives June 2008

McGrath Honors Outstanding Advocates Schmitt, Allen and Hicks

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath recently honored three outstanding crime victims’ advocates. McGrath made presentations to Helen Schmitt of Sidney, Tami Allen of Roundup and Coralee Hicks of Columbus at events this month.

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Department of Justice Announces New Missing-Person Advisory Program

HELENA – Montana law enforcement agencies have another tool to find missing children and adults, thanks to a new program in the Division of Criminal Investigation at the Montana Department of Justice.

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McGrath: All Ravalli County Residents Are ‘Qualified Voters’

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Monday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that all residents of Ravalli County — including those living in incorporated areas, like cities — are “qualified voters” when it comes to voting on county initiatives.

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McGrath Releases Statement on District Court Decision in Riverbed Rent Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released a statement on a District Court decision on the state’s case seeking riverbed rent from hydroelectric power-producing companies.

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State Solicits Comments on Restoration Funding Proposal

HELENA – The state is seeking public comment on a restoration funding proposal on how to spend money recovered in a natural resource damage settlement with Arco on restoration projects in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB). The proposal, Draft Conceptual Framework for an UCFRB Restoration Priorities Road Map, will be the subject of a 60-day public comment period ending on August 15. There will also be public hearings in four UCFRB communities this month.

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Montana Driver Licenses Have New Look, Enhanced Security Features

HELENA – Department of Justice officials today unveiled newly redesigned Montana driver licenses and ID cards. Representatives of the Motor Vehicle Division made the announcement at a press event at the Attorney General’s Office.

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New Motorcycle Specialty License Plate to Support Camp Mak-a-Dream, Hope Project

HELENA – A new “Chrome for Kids” motorcycle license plate will help raise funds for nonprofit organizations that grant wishes to Montana children who are chronically or critically ill. Representatives of the Montana Highway Patrol and Motor Vehicle Division showed off the plate at a press conference today at the capitol.

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