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Clark Fork River Remediation and Restoration at Milltown Dam Site Complete

Clark Fork River Remediation and Restoration at Milltown Dam Site Complete

On Monday morning, Attorney General Steve Bullock joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Montana Office Director Julie DalSoglio, Department of Environment Quality Director Richard Opper and Tribal Council member for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Steve Lozar at the former Milltown Dam site to celebrate the successful conclusion of the final stage of remediation and restoration construction work.

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Bullock: Settlement Funds will Help Montanans Pay for Prescription Drugs

Bullock: Settlement Funds will Help Montanans Pay for Prescription Drugs

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday announced that $986,000 from settlements with pharmaceutical companies has been dedicated to a block grant program to provide financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured Montanans who need help paying for their prescription medicines.

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Bullock Presents Victim Advocate of the Year Award to Dillon Nurse

Bullock Presents Victim Advocate of the Year Award to Dillon Nurse

DILLON – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday presented Dillon nurse Becky Beboer with a plaque recognizing her as one of two Outstanding Crime Victim Advocates of the Year for 2012.

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24/7 Sobriety Program Hits Milestone

24/7 Sobriety Program Hits Milestone

HELENA – The Montana 24/7 Sobriety Program hit an important milestone this weekend: While not yet a year old, the program aimed at reducing repeat drunken driving has administered more than 100,000 portable breath tests to Montanans facing a second or subsequent DUI charge – and more than 99 percent of the tests are clean.

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Bullock, Billings Police Department Warn of Debit Card Scam

Bullock, Billings Police Department Warn of Debit Card Scam

Attorney General Steve Bullock and the Billings Police Department are warning Montanans – particularly those in the Billings and Whitefish areas – of a scam targeting banking and credit union members with credit or debit cards.

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Public Comment Sought on Butte, Anaconda Groundwater Restoration Plans

Public Comment Sought on Butte, Anaconda Groundwater Restoration Plans

The State of Montana’s Natural Resource Damage Program is seeking comments on two Groundwater Restoration Plans submitted by Butte-Silver Bow and Anaconda-Deer Lodge counties.  These plans were submitted as part of the state’s process to allocate dollars received through a series of settlements in Montana’s natural resource damage lawsuit with Atlantic Richfield Company.

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10 New Troopers Graduate from Highway Patrol’s 53rd Academy

10 New Troopers Graduate from Highway Patrol’s 53rd Academy

Ten troopers have graduated from the 53rd Montana Highway Patrol Advanced Academy, Attorney General Steve Bullock and Patrol Col. Mike Tooley announced today.

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Bullock Releases 5th Annual Report on Charitable Purposes of Montana’s Hospitals

Bullock Releases 5th Annual Report on Charitable Purposes of Montana’s Hospitals

Attorney General Steve Bullock today released the fifth annual report on the charitable performance of Montana’s nonprofit hospitals. The report examines the 10 largest hospitals in the state, as well as the 12 smaller, critical access facilities.

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Bullock: Montana Law Requires Basic Training for Law Enforcement Officers Within One Year of Appointment

Bullock: Montana Law Requires Basic Training for Law Enforcement Officers Within One Year of Appointment

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday issued an opinion clarifying that breaks in service cannot be used to circumvent Montana’s requirement that peace officers attend and pass basic training within one year of their initial appointment.

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Attorney General Announces Statewide Foreclosure Assistance Plan

Attorney General Announces Statewide Foreclosure Assistance Plan

Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Wednesday announced a comprehensive foreclosure prevention program to help Montanans who are struggling with mortgage payments and are at imminent risk of losing their homes.  Bullock was joined at a press conference in Bozeman City Hall by Mayor Sean Becker and Maureen Rude, director of operations for NeighborWorks Montana.

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