Monthly Archives April 2012

MVD Implements New Medical Certification Requirements for Commercial Drivers

MVD Implements New Medical Certification Requirements for Commercial Drivers

Brenda Nordlund, administrator of the Motor Vehicle Division within the Montana Department of Justice, on Friday announced that her division is implementing new regulations adopted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Bullock: National “Take Back” Day Underscores Advances in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Bullock: National “Take Back” Day Underscores Advances in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Saturday is national “Take Back Day,” when countless cities across America will host events to properly dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs in an ongoing effort to curb prescription drug abuse.

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Bullock Statement on Labor Department Withdrawing its Child Farm Labor Age Limit Proposal

Bullock Statement on Labor Department Withdrawing its Child Farm Labor Age Limit Proposal

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock issued the following statement today in response to the Obama administration’s decision to withdraw proposed rules that would have prevented children from working in agricultural vocations. The proposed rules would have banned children younger than 16 from using most power-driven equipment and would have prevented those younger than 18 from working in feed lots, grain bins and stockyards.

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Bullock Urges Passage of National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act

Bullock Urges Passage of National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act

Attorney General Steve Bullock joined a bipartisan group of 21 other state attorneys general this week in urging the U.S. Senate to pass the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act. The pending bill would allow millions of American concealed carry license holders to exercise their fundamental right to carry a concealed weapon for self-defense while traveling outside their home states.

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MHP Col. Tooley Proposes National Resolution to Assist Returning Veterans

MHP Col. Tooley Proposes National Resolution to Assist Returning Veterans

Montana Highway Patrol Col. Mike Tooley last week successfully introduced a resolution calling for the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Department of Defense to assist law enforcement officers who return from combat duty suffering from physical or mental disabilities so severe that they are unable to carry out any duties in the agency for which they formerly worked.

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Bullock: Schools get additional $4.6 Million under settlement

Bullock: Schools get additional $4.6 Million under settlement

Montana schools will receive an additional $4.6 million as the result of a settlement negotiated between the Montana Attorney General’s Office  and the Montana Quality Education Coalition, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced this week.

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Montana Attorney General announces settlement with Greg Mortenson, Central Asia Institute

Montana Attorney General announces settlement  with Greg Mortenson, Central Asia Institute

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday announced a settlement agreement with Greg Mortenson and the Central Asia Institute, concluding a yearlong investigation into allegations of mismanagement of assets by Mortenson and the charity.

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