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Bullock Commends Legislative Panel for Unanimous Support of 24/7 Sobriety Project

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement after the House Judiciary committee unanimously passed HB 106 – the statewide 24/7 Sobriety Project for repeat DUI offenders:

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Juneau and Bullock Join Senator Gillan to Set Minimum Standards for Bullying Policies and Make Schools Safer for Kids

HELENA – Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau and Attorney General Steve Bullock are supporting legislation that will help make schools safer places for kids. Today, the Senate Education committee will hear Sen. Kim Gillan’s proposal, SB 141, the Schools Are For Education (SAFE) Act.

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Montana Amber Alerts to be Posted on Facebook

HELENA – Montana residents can now get the latest AMBER Alerts on Facebook. Today the Department of Justice and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced that millions of Facebook users will be able to sign up to receive AMBER Alerts issued in their state or region.

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Department of Justice and Office of Public Instruction Announce National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana 5th graders encouraged to participate in the 2011 “Bring Our Missing Children Home Safely” Poster Contest

HELENA – Over the next two months, through a combined effort of the Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction, Montana school students will have the opportunity to participate in a poster contest that focuses on the theme: Bring Our Missing Children Home Safely.

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Bullock to U.S. Supreme Court: Wyoming Doesn’t Deliver on 1950 Water Compact

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Steve Bullock defended Montana’s water rights in an oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday morning.

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Clark Fork River Returns to Reconstructed “Original” Channel

Redevelopment of former Milltown Reservoir site into state park one step closer

HELENA – On Thursday afternoon, Governor Brian Schweitzer joined representatives of state, tribal and local agencies as they waited for the Clark Fork River to wind its way along a two-mile stretch of river bed constructed to match the river’s course before it was blocked by the Milltown Dam over a century ago.

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Bullock Announces Settlement with DIRECTV, Encourages Affected Consumers to Seek Restitution DIRECTV settles allegations of deceptive advertising and agrees to change marketing practices

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, along with his counterparts from 48 other states and the District of Columbia, announced a settlement Wednesday with DIRECTV to resolve consumer protection allegations leveled by their customers.

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Bullock Unveils Three-Step Legislative Package to Combat DUI in Montana Attorney General calls initiatives “simple, effective, low-cost solutions”

HELENA – Calling his plan a “simple, effective and low-cost” strategy to fight drunk driving in Montana, Attorney General Steve Bullock unveiled a three-step legislative package at a press conference on Thursday in the state capitol.

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DOJ Seeks Representative of Commercial Motor Carriers for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA – The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership to the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee from a representative of the commercial motor carriers industry.

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Memorial Fund for Family of Fallen Trooper Established, People May Donate Online

HELENA – A group of former and current Montana Highway Patrol troopers has established a memorial fund for the family of fallen Trooper David DeLaittre, and the Montana Department of Justice has launched a website where people may donate to the fund online.

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