Yearly Archives 2012

Yellowstone Co. Sheriff Provides 24/7 Sobriety Briefing One Year into Program

Yellowstone Co. Sheriff Provides 24/7 Sobriety Briefing One Year into Program

One year since the 24/7 Sobriety Program was first rolled out in Yellowstone County, Sheriff Mike Linder and Undersheriff Kevin Evans on Thursday provided a briefing on the program at the county jail.  They were joined by Attorney General Steve Bullock, who proposed the program to the 2011 Legislature; Judge Sheila Kolar; Deputy County Attorney Mary Leffers Barry; Highway Patrol Capt. Keith Edgell, and a participant in the program.

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Bullock Statement Regarding Stay in Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits

Bullock Statement Regarding Stay in Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits

The following statement is attributable to Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, regarding the order issued today by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordering that Montana’s campaign contribution limits for individuals and political parties remain in place while the appeal is under consideration. The practical effect of this order is that Montana’s contribution limits will remain in place through the November 6 election:

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Public Comment on Butte Area One Draft Restoration Plan

Public Comment on Butte Area One Draft Restoration Plan

The Butte Natural Resource Damage Restoration Council (BNRC) and the State of Montana’s Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP) are seeking comments on the Butte Area One Draft Restoration Plan. This plan, which was developed with extensive public input and incredible amount of work on the part of the BNRC, describes how $32 million natural resource damage settlement money will be spent in the Butte area.  The Governor will make a final decision on this plan.

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Bullock Files Suit to Protect Public Access on Tenderfoot Road

Bullock Files Suit to Protect Public Access on Tenderfoot Road

Attorney General Steve Bullock has filed a lawsuit in district court to safeguard the public’s right of access on Tenderfoot Road near White Sulphur Springs in Meagher County.

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Bullock Statement Regarding Ruling on Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits

Bullock Statement Regarding Ruling on Montana’s Campaign Contribution Limits

The following statement is attributable to Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, regarding the order of U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell, who on Wednesday ordered that Montana’s campaign contribution limits for individuals and political action committees are unconstitutional.
This is a destructive ruling for Montana’s citizen democracy, and disturbing for those of us who believe that democracy is not for sale and politics is about values and issues, not money.

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Public Comment on Draft Aquatic and Terrestrial Restoration Plans

Public Comment on Draft Aquatic and Terrestrial Restoration Plans

The State of Montana’s Natural Resource Damage Program is seeking comments on its Draft Upper Clark Fork River Basin Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Restoration Plans.

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Bullock Encourages Communities to Apply for Drop-box Grants

Bullock Encourages Communities to Apply for Drop-box Grants

Attorney General Steve Bullock is encouraging Montana communities that have not already done so to apply for a $1,000 grant to construct permanent prescription drug drop boxes.

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Clark Fork River Remediation and Restoration at Milltown Dam Site Complete

Clark Fork River Remediation and Restoration at Milltown Dam Site Complete

On Monday morning, Attorney General Steve Bullock joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Montana Office Director Julie DalSoglio, Department of Environment Quality Director Richard Opper and Tribal Council member for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Steve Lozar at the former Milltown Dam site to celebrate the successful conclusion of the final stage of remediation and restoration construction work.

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Bullock: Settlement Funds will Help Montanans Pay for Prescription Drugs

Bullock: Settlement Funds will Help Montanans Pay for Prescription Drugs

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday announced that $986,000 from settlements with pharmaceutical companies has been dedicated to a block grant program to provide financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured Montanans who need help paying for their prescription medicines.

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Bullock Presents Victim Advocate of the Year Award to Dillon Nurse

Bullock Presents Victim Advocate of the Year Award to Dillon Nurse

DILLON – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday presented Dillon nurse Becky Beboer with a plaque recognizing her as one of two Outstanding Crime Victim Advocates of the Year for 2012.

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