Yearly Archives 2010

Bullock: Over 1300 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Cleaned Out in ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’

HELENA – The first statewide prescription drug drop-off day held June 5 netted 1,312 pounds of old and unused drugs, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Wednesday.

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Attorney General Bullock Joins Brief Supporting Families of Fallen Soldiers in Case Against “Funeral Protesters”

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock joined the Attorneys General from 47 other states and the District of Columbia in signing on to a friend-of-the-court brief filed yesterday in support of the case brought by Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder’s family against the Phelps family and the Topeka, Kansas, based Westboro Baptist Church.

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State Officials Unveil New Gold Star Family License Plates

HELENA – Lt. Governor John Bohlinger, Attorney General Steve Bullock, Brig. General John Walsh and Rep. Franke Wilmer took part in a ceremony in the State Capitol in Helena on Thursday to unveil the Gold Star Family license plates newly available to those who have lost a family member in war.

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Bullock Announces ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet Montana’

Prescription Drug drop-off events planned in 30 communities, Attorney General says

HELENA – Leftover and unwanted medications sitting in your home can put families and communities at risk for diversion, prescription drug abuse, and unintentional poisoning. On Saturday, June 5th ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet Montana’ will provide communities across the state the opportunity to safely dispose of unused medications.

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State Leaders Commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Montana Highway Patrol

Events across the state recognize current and retired troopers

HELENA – Montanans across the state gathered on Thursday to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Montana Highway Patrol. Governor Brian Schweitzer, Attorney General Steve Bullock, Senator Mike Cooney and Patrol Colonel Mike Tooley celebrated the occasion at a ceremony at the Patrol’s Headquarters in Helena.

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Bullock and First Montana Bank Warn Consumers to Protect Personal Information

HELENA – Montanans are being targeted by a new version of a “phishing” phone scam, Attorney General Steve Bullock warned on Monday.

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Bullock Releases Statement Recognizing AmeriCorps VISTA Members

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, who oversees the Montana Department of Justice, released the following statement today recognizing AmeriCorps VISTA Adrienne Landreth:

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Bullock: Drug Companies Reimburse State $50,000 for Alleged Kickback Schemes

HELENA – The State treasury recently received $50,000 in Medicaid restitution and penalties as part of settlements negotiated between the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, nursing home pharmacy Omnicare, Inc. and IVAX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Attorney General Steve Bullock said Wednesday.
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East Helena 5th Grader Wins State Missing Children’s Poster Contest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday presented the award for a statewide poster contest to Becca Baker, a fifth-grade student from Radley School in East Helena.

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Montana Becomes First State in Nation to Introduce Valuable Crime Victims’ Tool

Bullock, law enforcement, victim advocates unveil Hope Card

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock was joined by local law enforcement and victim advocates on Thursday to unveil a new tool to better protect victims of abuse and violence in Montana. This week is 2010 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

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