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McGrath: State Files Reply in U.S. Supreme Court Case Against Wyoming

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath said Friday that the state has filed its reply to Wyoming in the ongoing case in the United States Supreme Court.

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McGrath: States, Facebook Reach Agreement on Teen Internet Safety

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Thursday that Facebook has agreed to expand its efforts to protect children using the popular social networking site.

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McGrath Releases Statement on Latest School-Funding Order

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released a statement in relation to an order in the ongoing lawsuit over school funding in Montana.

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Mike Horse Dam Settlement Agreement Reached

HELENA – State and federal officials today announced a $37 million settlement of litigation with Atlantic Richfield Co. and ASARCO LLC to remove the aging Mike Horse Dam and the contaminated tailings behind it, and to clean up and restore the Upper Blackfoot River and Mining Complex.

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Reduced Hours for Montana Driver Licensing Stations

HELENA – From April 28 to May 2 and May 12 to 16, some driver licensing stations throughout Montana will have reduced hours and limited staff, while others will be closed.

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McGrath Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Injection Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath commented today on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on lethal injection.

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McGrath: Meth Follow-Up Report Shows Change in Teens’ Behavior

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath released a report Monday that demonstrates the state continues to make progress against the use of methamphetamine.

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McGrath: Procurement Act Not Applicable to Crime Control Grants

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Tuesday, Attorney General Mike McGrath held that the Montana Procurement Act does not apply to grants awarded by the Montana Board of Crime Control to nongovernmental agencies to fund community projects.

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State to DHS: Montana Licenses Among Most Secure in Country

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security clarifying that Montana has already developed a secure process to get and a keep a Montana driver license, and that the state’s citizens should not be penalized under the federal REAL ID Act.

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McGrath: Telephone Fundraising Pitch Not Tied to State Program

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said today that a telephone fundraising campaign for a “cancer exam” organization may have some Montana consumers mistakenly believing their donation goes to a state-run program. The solicitation raising money for breast cancer detection and treatment is not tied to the Montana Breast and Cervical Health Program (MBCHP).

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