Yearly Archives 2012

State Fire Marshal Encourages No Fireworks

State Fire Marshal Encourages No Fireworks

Montana State Fire Marshal Allen Lorenz is asking Montanans to avoid fireworks this Fourth of July, as explosive fire conditions have resulted in numerous wildfires that have already destroyed dozens of homes and threaten the homes of hundreds of other Montanans.

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Batista Appointed to National Children’s Alliance Board

Batista Appointed to National Children’s Alliance Board

Mike Batista, administrator for the Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation, has been appointed as the first Montanan to ever serve on the National Children’s Alliance board of directors.

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Bullock Statement Regarding Divided USSC Decision

Bullock Statement Regarding Divided USSC Decision

The following statement is attributable to Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s divided decision to reverse the Montana Supreme Court in the American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock:

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State Asks Court to Dismiss Challenge to Montana’s Campaign Limits

State Asks Court to Dismiss Challenge to Montana’s Campaign Limits

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday asked the U.S. District Court in Helena to dismiss a case filed by American Tradition Partnership and others challenging Montana’s limits on campaign contributions to candidates by political parties and individuals.

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Governor, Attorney General File Lawsuit to Block Transfer of F-15s from Great Falls

Governor, Attorney General File Lawsuit to Block Transfer of F-15s from Great Falls

 Gov. Brian Schweitzer, commander in chief of the Montana National Guard, and Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Montana to block the transfer of F-15 fighter jets from the Montana Air National Guard base in Great Falls to Fresno, California.

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Bullock: Library Boards Decide How to Use Unspent Library Reserve Funds

Bullock: Library Boards Decide How to Use Unspent Library Reserve Funds

In a formal opinion issued Friday, Attorney General Steve Bullock concluded that local library boards have sole discretion over how unspent funds in a library’s reserve should be spent.

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Eureka Driver Exam Station Begins Appointment Scheduling

Eureka Driver Exam Station Begins Appointment Scheduling

Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund announced Thursday that beginning June 14, the Eureka driver exam station will shift to scheduled customer appointments for all services.

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Bullock Honors Three Montanans with Outstanding Mentor and Afterschool Provider of the Year Awards

Bullock Honors Three Montanans with Outstanding Mentor and Afterschool Provider of the Year Awards

Attorney General Steve Bullock this week presented awards to three individuals whose involvement is making a positive difference in the lives of children in Montana.

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Bullock Takes Fight Against Corporate Influence in Montana Elections to U.S. Supreme Court

Bullock Takes Fight Against Corporate Influence in Montana Elections to U.S. Supreme Court

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock continues to lead the fight against outside corporate influence in Montana elections, and is once again standing up for transparency and integrity in the state’s political process.

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Amber Alert Scam Surfaces

Amber Alert Scam Surfaces

A new scam preying on people’s compassion for missing children is ringing telephones across the nation, the Montana Department of Justice warned on Thursday.

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