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Bullock and First Montana Bank Warn Consumers to Protect Personal Information

HELENA – Montanans are being targeted by a new version of a “phishing” phone scam, Attorney General Steve Bullock warned on Monday.

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Bullock Releases Statement Recognizing AmeriCorps VISTA Members

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock, who oversees the Montana Department of Justice, released the following statement today recognizing AmeriCorps VISTA Adrienne Landreth:

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Bullock: Drug Companies Reimburse State $50,000 for Alleged Kickback Schemes

HELENA – The State treasury recently received $50,000 in Medicaid restitution and penalties as part of settlements negotiated between the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, nursing home pharmacy Omnicare, Inc. and IVAX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Attorney General Steve Bullock said Wednesday.
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East Helena 5th Grader Wins State Missing Children’s Poster Contest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Tuesday presented the award for a statewide poster contest to Becca Baker, a fifth-grade student from Radley School in East Helena.

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Montana Becomes First State in Nation to Introduce Valuable Crime Victims’ Tool

Bullock, law enforcement, victim advocates unveil Hope Card

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock was joined by local law enforcement and victim advocates on Thursday to unveil a new tool to better protect victims of abuse and violence in Montana. This week is 2010 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

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Bullock Calls Supreme Court’s PPL Decision “A Victory for Generations of Montanans”

HELENA – The Montana Supreme Court handed down a decision Tuesday holding that PPL Montana, LLC must pay the State of Montana nearly $41 million for past use of the riverbeds of the Clark Fork, Missouri and Madison Rivers to generate hydroelectric power. The Court also confirmed the State’s authority to rent these lands in the future.

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Missoula Driver Exam Station Begins Appointment Scheduling

HELENA –Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Brenda Nordlund announced Monday that, beginning next week, March 29, the Missoula driver exam station and its travel station in Superior will switch to scheduled customer appointments.

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Bullock to U.S. Attorney General Holder, USDA Secretary Vilsack: “When Rural America is not Healthy, Nation’s Economy Suffers”

AG presents Montana’s, national comments on competition in agriculture

ANKENY, IOWA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock testified Friday at the first ever joint workshop of the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Agriculture on competition and regulatory issues in the agriculture industry.

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Bullock Schedules Forums during National Consumer Protection Week

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, who oversees the Montana Office of Consumer Protection, announced Friday that he has scheduled consumer protection listening sessions around the state for next week.

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Bullock Joins County, City Officials to Launch 24/7 Sobriety Program

Lewis & Clark County to begin Pilot Program for anyone arrested for 2nd or subsequent DUI

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock joined Helena and Lewis & Clark County officials on Thursday to announce a new program they hope will reduce both the number of drunk drivers on the road and the number of alcohol-related fatalities.

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