Yearly Archives 2009

Bullock Announces Investigation of Extended Car Warranty Companies, Illegal Telemarketing

HELENA – Many Montanans have received dozens of phone calls from companies attempting to sell extended car warranties and Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday that his office has been investigating these businesses.

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Bullock Seeks Comments Regarding Competition in Agriculture

Attorney General announces new staffer focused on agriculture issues

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Friday that his office is seeking comments from Montana farmers and ranchers about potentially anti-competitive practices in the agriculture industry.

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Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana 5th graders encouraged to submit “Bring Our Missing Children Home” posters

HELENA – Today, the Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction invite Montana school students to participate in a national poster contest that focuses on the theme, Bring Our Missing Children Home.

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Bullock Reminds Consumers that Gift Cards and Certificates Don’t Expire in Montana

HELENA – As consumers prepare for another busy weekend of holiday shopping, Attorney General Steve Bullock reminded Montanans that, under state law, gift cards and gift certificates do not expire – despite what may be printed on them.

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Bullock Defends Second Amendment Rights

Montana Attorney General joins coalition of states to protect the right to keep and bear arms

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock—along with 37 other state attorneys general—has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that law-abiding Americans have a constitutionally protected, individual right to keep and bear arms.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with VONAGE on Cancellation and Cost Issues

Company will refund consumers and modify its cancellation and retention practices

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock today announced a settlement with the Internet-based phone company VONAGE. Under the agreement, VONAGE will make significant changes to its marketing practices and provide refunds to eligible consumers.

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State Solicits Comments on Draft Upper Clark Fork Restoration Work Plan

HELENA – The state is seeking public comment on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Natural Resource Damage Program specialist Kathleen Coleman said today.

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Bullock: Student Loans Forgiven for Cheated Silver State Students

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday announced that Montana and 11 other states have negotiated a settlement with a private student loan provider, resolving an 18-month multistate investigation.

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Bullock Unveils New Mapping Feature for Sexual or Violent Offender Registry

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock unveiled a new mapping feature for the Sexual or Violent Offender Registry on Thursday.

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Bullock, Cuomo and Milgram Announce Intent to Sue FedEx Ground over Violations of State Labor Laws

FedEx Ground Improperly Classifies Drivers as Independent Contractors, Denying them Benefits and Crucial Protections Under Montana, New York and New Jersey Law; Letter Sent Today Demands that FedEx Ground Change Policies or Face Lawsuit

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram today announced their offices’ intent to sue FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. (“FedEx Ground”) for violations of state labor laws. Today’s announcement is the latest in a string of actions taken by the Attorneys General to protect their states’ workforces and enforce labor laws.

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