Montana Highway Patrol Col. Mike Tooley last week successfully introduced a resolution calling for the Department of Veteran Affairs and the Department of Defense to assist law enforcement officers who return from combat duty suffering from physical or mental disabilities so severe that they are unable to carry out any duties in the agency for which they formerly worked.Read More »
Montana schools will receive an additional $4.6 million as the result of a settlement negotiated between the Montana Attorney General’s Office and the Montana Quality Education Coalition, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced this week.Read More »
5th April 2012 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.Read More »
27th March 2012 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.Read More »
26th March 2012 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.Read More »
22nd March 2012 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.Read More »
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.Read More »
8th March 2012 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.Read More »
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.
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.”Read More »