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Montana Highway Patrol Graduates its 50th Advanced Academy

HELENA – Nine law enforcement officers have graduated from the 50th Montana Highway Patrol Advanced Academy, Attorney General Steve Bullock and Patrol Col. Mike Tooley announced today.

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Bullock Announces New Awards for Outstanding Mentors and Afterschool Providers

BUTTE – Attorney General Steve Bullock joined Sheriff John Walsh, Ann Courtney of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Michelle Brennick of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, and Korina Scheerer of the YMCA, in Butte Thursday to announce the creation of two new awards. The Montana Mentor of the Year and Afterschool Provider of the Year awards will recognize outstanding individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of children.

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Former Highway Patrol Chief Robert Griffith Dies

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday acknowledged the public service of former Montana Highway Patrol Colonel Robert J. Griffith, who died Sunday at 80.

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Bullock Encourages Donations to Earthquake Relief Efforts, Warns of Scams

HELENA – In the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week, Attorney General Steve Bullock encouraged Montanans to donate to relief efforts aiding the island nation, one of the poorest in the world.

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Bullock Seeks Comments Regarding Competition in Agriculture

Attorney General announces new staffer focused on agriculture issues

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Friday that his office is seeking comments from Montana farmers and ranchers about potentially anti-competitive practices in the agriculture industry.

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Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana 5th graders encouraged to submit “Bring Our Missing Children Home” posters

HELENA – Today, the Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction invite Montana school students to participate in a national poster contest that focuses on the theme, Bring Our Missing Children Home.

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Bullock Reminds Consumers that Gift Cards and Certificates Don’t Expire in Montana

HELENA – As consumers prepare for another busy weekend of holiday shopping, Attorney General Steve Bullock reminded Montanans that, under state law, gift cards and gift certificates do not expire – despite what may be printed on them.

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Bullock Defends Second Amendment Rights

Montana Attorney General joins coalition of states to protect the right to keep and bear arms

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock—along with 37 other state attorneys general—has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that law-abiding Americans have a constitutionally protected, individual right to keep and bear arms.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with VONAGE on Cancellation and Cost Issues

Company will refund consumers and modify its cancellation and retention practices

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock today announced a settlement with the Internet-based phone company VONAGE. Under the agreement, VONAGE will make significant changes to its marketing practices and provide refunds to eligible consumers.

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State Solicits Comments on Draft Upper Clark Fork Restoration Work Plan

HELENA – The state is seeking public comment on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Natural Resource Damage Program specialist Kathleen Coleman said today.

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