Yearly Archives 2010

Attorney General Warns of Scam Targeting Grandparents, Unveils New Service to Warn Montanans of Emerging Scams

BILILNGS – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, a Billings police detective and a local senior warned Billings residents about a scam targeting grandparents and bilking unsuspecting Montanans out of thousands of dollars.

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Bullock to Defend Montana’s Right to Water Under Yellowstone River Compact

U.S. Supreme Court to hear argument over effects of irrigation in Wyoming

HELENA – On Monday, January 10, Attorney General Steve Bullock will defend Montana’s right to a fair share of the water that flows into the state from Wyoming in an argument before the United States Supreme Court.

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State Solicits Comments on 2010 Draft Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) 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, Kathleen Coleman, program specialist with the Natural Resource Damage Program, announced Friday.

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Bullock Announces $2.3M Settlement with FedEx Ground

Investigation: FedEx Ground drivers are employees, entitled to basic worker protections

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock announced today that the State of Montana has reached a $2.3 million agreement with FedEx Ground over its failure to pay unemployment insurance on behalf of its drivers, who had been misclassified as independent contractors.

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Bullock Releases Statement on Corporate Electioneering Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement today:

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Bullock: Over a Ton of Prescription Drugs Cleaned Out in Two ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ Events

HELENA – A statewide prescription drug drop-off day held September 25 netted 1,240 pounds of expired or unused drugs, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday. Montana’s second Operation Medicine Cabinet coincided with the first ever national take-back event, which was coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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Great Falls Driver Exam Station Temporarily Moves to Fairgrounds

HELENA – Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund said Friday that the Great Falls driver exam station will be closed September 30 and October 1 to temporarily relocate the office to the Fine Arts Building at the Montana State Fairgrounds.

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Federal Trade Commissioner and National Author to Speak in Missoula October 13

Bullock’s Office of Consumer Protection hosting conference: “What does Wall Street Reform mean for Main Street Montana”

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday encouraged anyone with an interest in Montana’s economy and consumer protection issues to register for a conference to be held in Missoula next month. The conference will provide an in depth look at what changes in the financial sector at the national level will mean for Montanans.

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Montana to Take Part in First-Ever Nationwide Prescription Drug Drop-off Day, Sept. 25

Bullock: Montana’s 2nd ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ Coincides with National DEA Event

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock has joined forces with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage Montanans to clean out their medicine cabinets of old and unused prescription medications this fall.

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Bullock Unveils invisibleepidemic.com

Attorney General Introduces Statewide Prescription Drug Abuse Ad Campaign, New Website at Event in Billings

BILLINGS – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock unveiled a new, statewide ad campaign and website on Tuesday at St. Vincent Health Care in Billings.

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