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Bullock Praises NCAA Ruling That Preserves Montana’s Playoff Games

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement:

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Bullock Leads State Attorneys General in Asking Supreme Court to Keep Corporate Money Out of Political Campaigns

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Friday urging them to uphold current laws and previous court rulings that strictly limit the funneling of corporate dollars into political campaigns.

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Bullock Outlines Options for Funding Hospital Districts

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Thursday, Attorney General Steve Bullock ruled that county commissioners may levy mills to support a new county hospital district, even if no mills had previously been levied for that purpose. The opinion also concluded that county commissioners are not obligated to fund a new hospital at the exact budget level proposed by hospital district trustees.

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Bullock: Attorney General’s Office to Distribute $247,000 to Countrywide Foreclosure Victims

HELENA – Montana consumers who lost their homes through the foreclosure of some Countrywide home loans are eligible for a settlement of about $2,000 each, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday.

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Montana Highway Patrol Honored for Traffic Safety Programs

International Association of Chiefs of Police awards MHP second place in annual competition

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol has won second place in an annual traffic safety competition sanctioned by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Attorney General Steve Bullock and Highway Patrol Colonel Mike Tooley announced Thursday.

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Bullock Asks Nation’s Highest Court to Uphold 2nd Amendment Rights

Montana AG joins 32 other states urging U.S. Supreme Court to hear Chicago handgun case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock and his counterparts in 32 other states have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that allows the City of Chicago to ban private ownership of handguns.

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Bullock Announces New Division Administrators

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Friday a new staff member and two promotions to round out the division administrators within the Department of Justice.

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Bullock Assures NCAA that Montana Law Does Not Prohibit Playoff Games

Attorney General clarifies sports gambling laws, hopes to “put issue behind us”

HELENA – After recent reports that the NCAA would no longer allow playoff games to be held in Montana, Attorney General Steve Bullock has clarified Montana’s laws regarding sports gambling and assured the Association that those laws do not run afoul of NCAA regulations.

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Bullock Objects to Provisions of GM Bankruptcy

AG says Montana dealerships and consumers shouldn’t be forced to give up legal protections

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock has joined in two objections filed in the General Motors (GM) Bankruptcy proceedings on behalf of consumers in Montana and 36 other states. The federal court actions come after GM’s recent claims that it can ignore state laws that make sure dealerships get a fair shake from the company and that consumers’ rights are protected when a GM product is defective.

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Bullock: State Files Complaint Against AirTEL Wireless

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Freezing Company Assets

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday said that his office has taken legal action against AirTEL Wireless, a cell phone provider that operated in Montana until it abruptly closed its doors in February without reimbursing its customers.

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