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MHP Trooper David DeLaittre Fatally Shot During Traffic Stop

HELENA – At around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Highway Patrol Trooper David J. DeLaittre, 23, was shot and killed during a traffic stop near Three Forks.

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Bullock Reminds Holiday Shoppers: In Montana Gift Cards Don’t Expire

HELENA – With holiday shopping underway, Attorney General Steve Bullock reminded Montana consumers on Monday that, under state law, gift cards and gift certificates from an individual merchant do not expire – despite what may be printed on them.

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Two Dead, 44 Injured in Busy, Wintry Weekend on Montana Roads

HELENA – Montana Highway Patrol troopers responded to a car crash every eight minutes last weekend, statistics show, after frigid, snowy weather descended on the state.

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Bullock Rules that University Endowments do not have to be Invested Through State’s Unified Investment Program

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Friday, Attorney General Steve Bullock has concluded that donations and grants endowed directly to Montana universities can be invested according to policy set by the Board of Regents, rather than being restricted to the state’s unified investment program.

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Attorney General Warns of Scam Targeting Grandparents, Unveils New Service to Warn Montanans of Emerging Scams

BILILNGS – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, a Billings police detective and a local senior warned Billings residents about a scam targeting grandparents and bilking unsuspecting Montanans out of thousands of dollars.

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Bullock to Defend Montana’s Right to Water Under Yellowstone River Compact

U.S. Supreme Court to hear argument over effects of irrigation in Wyoming

HELENA – On Monday, January 10, Attorney General Steve Bullock will defend Montana’s right to a fair share of the water that flows into the state from Wyoming in an argument before the United States Supreme Court.

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State Solicits Comments on 2010 Draft Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) Restoration Work Plan

HELENA – The State is seeking public comment on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Kathleen Coleman, program specialist with the Natural Resource Damage Program, announced Friday.

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Bullock Announces $2.3M Settlement with FedEx Ground

Investigation: FedEx Ground drivers are employees, entitled to basic worker protections

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock announced today that the State of Montana has reached a $2.3 million agreement with FedEx Ground over its failure to pay unemployment insurance on behalf of its drivers, who had been misclassified as independent contractors.

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Bullock Releases Statement on Corporate Electioneering Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement today:

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Bullock: Over a Ton of Prescription Drugs Cleaned Out in Two ‘Operation Medicine Cabinet’ Events

HELENA – A statewide prescription drug drop-off day held September 25 netted 1,240 pounds of expired or unused drugs, Attorney General Steve Bullock announced Thursday. Montana’s second Operation Medicine Cabinet coincided with the first ever national take-back event, which was coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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