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Montana Attorney General announces settlement with Greg Mortenson, Central Asia Institute

Montana Attorney General announces settlement  with Greg Mortenson, Central Asia Institute

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday announced a settlement agreement with Greg Mortenson and the Central Asia Institute, concluding a yearlong investigation into allegations of mismanagement of assets by Mortenson and the charity.

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Bullock Issues Statement on Petition Filed in U.S. Supreme Court by Group Seeking to Dismantle Montana’s Campaign Finance Laws

Bullock Issues Statement on Petition Filed in U.S. Supreme Court by Group Seeking to Dismantle Montana’s Campaign Finance Laws

Attorney General Steve Bullock issued the following statement regarding the petition for certiorari filed in the U.S. Supreme Court today by American Tradition Partnership, seeking to reverse the Montana Supreme Court decision that upheld the 1912 Corrupt Practices Act.

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year

Nominations Open for Outstanding Victim Advocate of the Year

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday announced that his office is accepting nominations for the 2012 Attorney General’s Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate award.

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MVD Unveils New Format for Vehicle Registration Renewal Notices

MVD Unveils New Format for Vehicle Registration Renewal Notices

Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund on Thursday announced that, beginning the first week of April, the annual notices the division sends to remind Montanans that their vehicle registration is due will have a new look.

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MVD Staff Added to Support Increasing Demand for Commercial Driver Licenses

MVD Staff Added to Support Increasing Demand for Commercial Driver Licenses

Gov. Brian Schweitzer and Attorney General Steve Bullock today announced a cooperative effort to provide additional driver exam station staff to support increasing demand for commercial driver licensing services statewide, which is largely a result of the oil boom in eastern Montana.

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Butte Council Seeks Restoration Ideas for $28.1M Fund

Butte Council Seeks Restoration Ideas for $28.1M Fund

The Butte Natural Resource Damage Restoration Council (BNRC) wants to hear from the public about their ideas to restore natural resources in the Butte area.  The BNRC is holding two meetings to solicit ideas for restoration projects that could qualify for natural resource damage settlement funds designated for the Butte area.

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Bullock: Time to Nominate Outstanding Mentors and Afterschool Providers

Bullock: Time to Nominate Outstanding Mentors and Afterschool Providers

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday encouraged Montanans to submit nominations for two awards now in their third year.  Bullock initiated the Montana Mentor of the Year and Afterschool Provider of the Year awards in 2010 to recognize outstanding individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of children.

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Bullock: PPL Decision ‘Doesn’t Take Away’ Montana’s Strong Stream Access Rights

Bullock: PPL Decision ‘Doesn’t Take Away’ Montana’s Strong Stream Access Rights

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement regarding Montana’s stream access laws in response to inquiries regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on riverbed ownership in PPL Montana LLC v. Montana.

“Montana has some of the strongest stream access laws in the nation, preserving the ability of all Montanans to hunt, fish, float and recreate on public streams and rivers. This decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, while disappointing, doesn’t take away or affect that right.”

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Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Named One of Top Four Troopers of the Year

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Named One of Top Four Troopers of the Year

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Derek Werner, of Poplar, has been named one of the top four Troopers of the Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Bullock Unveils Children’s Justice Center

Bullock Unveils Children’s Justice Center

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday announced the creation of the Children’s Justice Center, a collaborative initiative to better protect Montana children and prosecute child predators.

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