Yearly Archives 2009

Online Appointment Scheduling Available April 13 for Several Driver Exam Stations

HELENA – Motor Vehicle Division acting administrator Brenda Nordlund announced today that, beginning April 13, Montana citizens in some areas will be able to schedule their driver licensing appointments online.

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Bullock: Passage of Stream Access Legislation Preserves Montana’s Outdoor Heritage

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, Montana’s chief lawyer, released the following statement after passage of Representative Kendall Van Dyk’s House Bill 190:

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Trooper Mike Haynes, 28, Dies of Injuries from Head-On Collision

‘The Highway Patrol has lost a brother and Montana has lost a hero,’ Bullock says

KALISPELL – Shortly before 8:30 AM, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Haynes passed away from injuries received in the line of duty. Haynes had been hospitalized as a result of a crash near Kalispell early Monday morning.
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Bullock to Congress: Protect Farmers from Gouging; Pass Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act

Attorneys General from around the country join effort spearheaded by Bullock

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock has sent a letter to the leaders of the United States Congress encouraging them to repeal antitrust exemptions that protect freight railroads from competition and lead to higher prices for shippers and consumers.

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday announced that his office is accepting nominations for the 2009 Attorney General’s Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate award.

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Schweitzer, Bullock Announce Signing of Agreement on ASARCO Hazardous Waste Sites

$138 million will fund cleanup of smelting site in East Helena

HELENA – Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer and Attorney General Steve Bullock announced on Monday that a final agreement has been reached and signed by the parties to provide $138 million to clean up industrial and mining sites owned by ASARCO, LLC.

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After Receiving Scam E-mail in Recent Local Rash, Attorney General Warns Consumers to Protect Personal Information

Bullock: In uncertain economic times it’s important to beware of “phishing” scams, other cons

HELENA – A recent rash of scam e-mails and text messages has hit close to home, Attorney General Steve Bullock said on Tuesday.

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday announced that his office is accepting nominations for the 2010 Attorney General’s Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate award.

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Bullock Releases In-Depth Report on Montana Railroad Rates and Services Provided to Montana Shippers

Report finds that Montana shippers pay the highest rates in the country, are the most captive, and often receive substandard service

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday released an in-depth report on the rates charged to shippers by railroads in Montana. The study, conducted in response to concerns raised by the 2007 Montana Legislature, also examined the service provided to those shipping by rail.

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Office of Consumer Protection Releases Update on AirTEL Wireless

HELENA – The Office of Consumer Protection has fielded over 60 calls and complaints regarding the abrupt end to cellular service in Montana by AirTEL Wireless. Department of Justice attorneys are looking into the situation to see if there are legal avenues they can take to try and get relief or refunds for customers who have been left without the service they paid for.

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