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Bozeman 5th Grader Wins State Missing Children’s Poster Contest

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday presented the award for a statewide poster contest to Jocelyn McCullough, a fifth-grade student from Whittier School in Bozeman.

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Bullock Opposes Ruling That Could Gut Montana’s Open Meeting Law

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock said Thursday that a recent court ruling that would make it easier for government officials to challenge open meeting laws should be revisited and overturned.

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Vehicle Registration Now Available Online

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock on Friday announced that Montana citizens can now go online to renew their vehicle registration. Prior to the online service, citizens had to renew their vehicle registration in person at their county treasurer’s office or by mail.

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Computer Crimes Agent Honored As “Hands Down, One of the Finest Investigators in the Country”

HELENA – Jimmy Weg, a computer forensic examiner with the Montana Department of Justice, recently received a Meritorious Service Award from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for his exemplary work as the head of Montana’s Computer Crime Unit.

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Bullock: $35.2M Tobacco Check a Boon for Montana

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday that the efforts of Department of Justice attorneys who helped negotiate the tobacco settlement a decade ago are still paying substantial dividends to Montana.

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Motor Vehicle Division to Implement New Title and Registration System

HELENA – Acting MVD administrator Brenda Nordlund said Monday that, barring any unforeseen technical difficulties, a new title and registration system for the Motor Vehicle Division will be brought up throughout the state next week.

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Bullock Issues Attorney General Opinion Involving the Incorporation of Municipalities Within Resort Areas

HELENA – In a formal opinion released this week, Attorney General Steve Bullock found that a municipality may be incorporated within the boundaries of an unincorporated resort area or resort area district. Bullock also held that incorporation of a municipality doesn’t dissolve an existing resort area, nor does it remove the newly incorporated area from the resort area.

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Bullock Announces Support of House Bill 228

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock, Montana’s top law enforcement official, released the following statement after a legislative committee passed House Bill 228—Citizen Self-Defense and Firearm Rights:

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Billings Driver Exam Station Begins Appointment Scheduling

HELENA – Motor Vehicle Division acting administrator Brenda Nordlund announced today that, beginning April 13, the Billings driver exam station and its travel stations in Columbus, Hardin and Red Lodge will switch to scheduled customer appointments.

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Online Appointment Scheduling Available April 13 for Several Driver Exam Stations

HELENA – Motor Vehicle Division acting administrator Brenda Nordlund announced today that, beginning April 13, Montana citizens in some areas will be able to schedule their driver licensing appointments online.

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