Yearly Archives 2012

Bullock Urges Canadian Health Officials to Rethink Generic Oxycodone

Bullock Urges Canadian Health Officials to Rethink Generic Oxycodone

Attorney General Steve Bullock today sent a letter to Canadian Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq asking her to reconsider her agency’s decision to allow generic oxycodone to be manufactured and sold in Canada.

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Bullock Joins National Effort to Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Homeowners

Bullock Joins National Effort to Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Homeowners

Attorney General Steve Bullock has joined a national effort by state attorneys general to urge Congress to extend tax relief for consumers who have their mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of financial hardship or a decline in the value of their homes.

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Canadian Man Arrested in Whitefish in Connection with Child Abduction

Canadian Man Arrested in Whitefish in Connection with Child Abduction

A Canadian man, Robert Barnett, was arrested in a vehicle in Whitefish, Montana, this morning at approximately 6:45 a.m. Barnett was the subject of an AMBER Alert that was issued by Canadian authorities yesterday, after he allegedly abducted his three-year-old son during a supervised visitation in Fernie, B.C.

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Bullock Joins 37 Attorneys General in $90 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Co.

Bullock Joins 37 Attorneys General in $90 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Co.

Attorney General Steve Bullock today announced that he and 37 other attorneys general have reached a $90 million Consent Judgment with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the drug company unlawfully promoted its diabetes drug, Avandia.

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Bullock Urges Federal Support for Programs to Combat Human Trafficking

Bullock Urges Federal Support for Programs to Combat Human Trafficking

Attorney General Steve Bullock today joined 45 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging them to adequately fund programs to combat human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

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Bullock: Ensure a Safe Trick-or-Treating

Bullock: Ensure a Safe Trick-or-Treating

Attorney General Steve Bullock today urged parents to review basic safety rules with their children before they go out trick or treating and to check Montana’s online Sexual or Violent Offender Registry (SVOR) to ensure their children avoid potentially dangerous situations.

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MVD’s Title & Registration Bureau Gets New Phone Number

MVD’s Title & Registration Bureau Gets New Phone Number

Beginning this Thursday, November 1, the Motor Vehicle Division’s Title and Registration Bureau in Deer Lodge will have a new phone number, MVD administrator Brenda Nordlund announced Tuesday.

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Bullock to Homeland Security: Montana Drivers’ Licenses Secure

Bullock to Homeland Security: Montana Drivers’ Licenses Secure

Montana’s driver licenses are among the most secure in the country and there is no reason for federal authorities to reject the documents as proper identification, Attorney General Steve Bullock wrote this week in a letter to federal authorities, adding that Montana continues to resist the federal identification card system known as Real ID.

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Montana Supreme Court Upholds Land Board Decision to Lease Otter Creek Coal in 2010

Montana Supreme Court Upholds Land Board Decision to Lease Otter Creek Coal in 2010

The Montana Supreme Court today upheld the State Land Board’s 2010 decision to issue leases for state lands located in the Otter Creek drainage to Ark Land Co., a subsidiary of Arch Coal, Inc.

As a member of the most productive Land Board in history, I have consistently advocated for responsible development of our natural resources,” Attorney General and Land Board member Steve Bullock said. “This decision preserves income for the school trust and paves the way for responsible oil, gas and coal development in Montana.

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Bullock Statement Regarding USSC Order Leaving Ninth Circuit Stay in Place in Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits Case

Bullock Statement Regarding USSC Order Leaving Ninth Circuit Stay in Place in Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits Case

The following statement is attributable to Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, regarding the order issued today by the US Supreme Court, declining American Tradition Partnership’s request to lift the stay issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Lair v Murry. The Ninth Circuit had previously ordered that Montana’s campaign contribution limits for individuals, political parties and political action committees remain in place, and the USSC has decided that the Ninth Circuit’s order should remain in place:

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