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Bullock Says Proposed Federal Rule Requiring Farmers and Ranchers to Obtain CDL “Bad for Montana’s Economy”

HELENA –– Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock today cautioned federal officials that any broad regulations requiring farmers and ranchers to obtain a commercial driver license would negatively impact the top sector of Montana’s economy –

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Solicitor Recommends Supreme Court Accept Case Against Wyoming

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Wednesday that the United States Solicitor General has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court accept the state’s water-rights case against Wyoming.

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Bullock: Refunds Sent, Credit Reports Repaired for Customers of Bankrupt Video Rental Chains

[UPDATE to May 5, 2011 release: Bullock Announces Settlement with Video Rental Stores, Montana Accounts Prohibited From Being Sent to Credit Bureaus]

Settlement requires Collection Agency to remove over 8,000 negative credit reports

HELENA – Over the next few days, 91 Montanans will receive checks in the mail, reimbursing them for payments they made to an Oklahoma-based debt collection company for late fees supposedly owed to Hollywood Video or Movie Gallery, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Monday.

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Attorney General Bullock, 37 States Reach $40 Million Settlement With GlaxoSmithKline

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, along with 37 other state attorneys general, has reached a $40.75 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline, LLC (GSK) over allegations that its Puerto Rican subsidiary, SB Pharmco Inc., manufactured drugs using substandard processes.

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Bullock Monitoring Credit Card Breach

Helena – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock is monitoring a breach of credit card information involving more than 360,000 Americans, including 839 Montanans.

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Bullock Honors Outstanding Victim Advocate

BILLINGS – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday honored a Billings woman for devoting her career to giving victims of domestic violence and other crimes a voice in Montana’s criminal justice system.

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Bullock Warns of Asphalt Paving Scams

HELENA – Despite a soggy, cold spring, the Montana Department of Justice is already hearing from people who have been targeted by door-to-door driveway repair scams.

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Bullock Tells Congress Campaign Finance Ruling Ignores States like Montana

Montana AG: Protect Americans from “CEO’s Politics”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Steve Bullock told a U.S. Senate panel that a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning a federal ban on corporate spending on political campaigns ignored the interests of states like Montana.

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Bullock Announces Investigation of Extended Car Warranty Companies, Illegal Telemarketing

HELENA – Many Montanans have received dozens of phone calls from companies attempting to sell extended car warranties and Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday that his office has been investigating these businesses.

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Comments Solicited on Butte Area One Draft Restoration Process Planning Document

BUTTE – The Butte Natural Resource Damage Council is seeking public input on a draft process plan that will provide the procedures, criteria, and schedule the Council will follow in advancing their recommendations to the Governor for restoration of the Butte Area One site.

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