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.Read More »
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:Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »