Yearly Archives 2011

Bullock Monitoring Credit Card Breach

Helena – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock is monitoring a breach of credit card information involving more than 360,000 Americans, including 839 Montanans.

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Bullock Honors Outstanding Victim Advocate

BILLINGS – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday honored a Billings woman for devoting her career to giving victims of domestic violence and other crimes a voice in Montana’s criminal justice system.

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Bullock Warns of Asphalt Paving Scams

HELENA – Despite a soggy, cold spring, the Montana Department of Justice is already hearing from people who have been targeted by door-to-door driveway repair scams.

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Comments Solicited on Butte Area One Draft Restoration Process Planning Document

BUTTE – The Butte Natural Resource Damage Council is seeking public input on a draft process plan that will provide the procedures, criteria, and schedule the Council will follow in advancing their recommendations to the Governor for restoration of the Butte Area One site.

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State Conservation Easement Laws Don’t Apply to Easements Created Under Federal Law

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Friday, Attorney General Steve Bullock ruled that Montana statutes related to conservation easements do not apply to easements acquired or created by federal agencies under federal law.

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Pray 5th Grader Wins Montana Missing Children’s Poster Contest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday presented the award for a statewide poster contest to Katherine Kant, a fifth-grade student from Arrowhead School in Pray.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with Video Rental Stores, Montana Accounts Prohibited From Being Sent to Credit Bureaus

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday that his office has reached a settlement with the liquidating trustee of the now-defunct video rental chains Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video. The bankrupt companies, along with a collection agency working on their behalf, may have filed negative credit reports on more than 12,000 Montanans – often without trying to collect the alleged debt or alerting the customer.

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Bullock Honors Two Outstanding Victim Advocates

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday honored two Missoula women for devoting their careers to giving victims of domestic violence and other crimes a voice in Montana’s criminal justice system.

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Bullock Statement on 24/7 Sobriety Project Passing Legislature

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement after the Montana Legislature passed HB 106 – the statewide 24/7 Sobriety Project for repeat DUI offenders. The measure

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Bullock Encourages Donations to Tsunami Relief Efforts, Warns of Scams

HELENA – In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan earlier this month, Attorney General Steve Bullock encouraged Montanans to donate to relief efforts to assist the survivors as they rebuild.

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