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Highway Patrol Active Recruiting Open Until February 16

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol is recruiting for officers for training to begin in July.

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Motor Vehicle Division: Mail Renewal Cards Incorrect

HELENA – Officials with the Motor Vehicle Division of the Department of Justice said today that license plate renewal cards mailed to Montana vehicle owners incorrectly include a $5 fee.

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Johnson, McGrath: Proposed Legislation Will Simplify Ballot Measure Process

HELENA – Montana Secretary of State Brad Johnson and Attorney General Mike McGrath today announced legislation aimed at clarifying the state’s ballot measure process. They made the announcement at a press conference in the old chambers of the Montana Supreme Court at the capitol.

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McGrath Announces Legislation to Cap Payday, Title Loans

GREAT FALLS – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath Thursday announced proposed legislation aimed at reducing excessive interest rates charged for payday and title loans.

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DOJ Seeks Applicants for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA – The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership on the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee. The committee has six members: two from the tow truck industry, one from the commercial motor carrier industry, one from the insurance industry, one from the public and one member from the Montana Highway Patrol.

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McGrath: Beware Holiday Charity Scams

HELENA – As the holiday giving season gets under way, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath cautioned Montanans to be wary of fraudulent fundraising pitches.

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McGrath: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Integrity of Ballot-Measure Process

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released the following statement in relation to a Montana Supreme Court decision. In its opinion, the court affirmed Montana District Court Judge Dirk Sandefur’s order invalidating certification of ballot measures CI-98, CI-97 and I-154.

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Active Recruitment for Montana Highway Patrol Open Until Dec. 4

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol is recruiting for officers for training to begin in April 2007.

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McGrath Decision Upholds DOJ Monitoring of Benefis Healthcare

HELENA – In a decision released today, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath upheld Department of Justice oversight and monitoring of inpatient hospital services at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls. In the decision, McGrath found that “there is not sufficient evidence to conclude that increases in competition have eliminated the need for regulation over inpatient hospital services.”

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McGrath: States, RJR Reach Agreement to End Sale of Flavored Cigarettes

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today announced that Montana and 38 other states have entered into an agreement with tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds that ends the sale of candy, fruit and alcohol flavored cigarettes manufactured and sold by Reynolds.

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