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Reduced Hours for Montana Driver Licensing Stations

HELENA – From April 28 to May 2 and May 12 to 16, some driver licensing stations throughout Montana will have reduced hours and limited staff, while others will be closed.

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McGrath Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Injection Case

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath commented today on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on lethal injection.

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McGrath: Meth Follow-Up Report Shows Change in Teens’ Behavior

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath released a report Monday that demonstrates the state continues to make progress against the use of methamphetamine.

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McGrath: Procurement Act Not Applicable to Crime Control Grants

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Tuesday, Attorney General Mike McGrath held that the Montana Procurement Act does not apply to grants awarded by the Montana Board of Crime Control to nongovernmental agencies to fund community projects.

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State to DHS: Montana Licenses Among Most Secure in Country

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security clarifying that Montana has already developed a secure process to get and a keep a Montana driver license, and that the state’s citizens should not be penalized under the federal REAL ID Act.

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McGrath: Telephone Fundraising Pitch Not Tied to State Program

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said today that a telephone fundraising campaign for a “cancer exam” organization may have some Montana consumers mistakenly believing their donation goes to a state-run program. The solicitation raising money for breast cancer detection and treatment is not tied to the Montana Breast and Cervical Health Program (MBCHP).

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Council Seeks Public Input on Restoration Funding Proposal

HELENA – The Montana Natural Resource Damage Program, in cooperation with the Governor’s Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) Remediation and Restoration Advisory Council, is soliciting public input on its Draft Conceptual Framework for a UCFRB Restoration Priorities Road Map. The document is a proposed plan on how the UCFRB Restoration Fund should be allocated following court approval of settlement of the UCFRB natural resource damage litigation.

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McGrath Urges Congress to Restore Drug Enforcement Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath on Monday joined all of the nation’s attorneys general in sending a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to restore funding to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

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McGrath: U.S. Supreme Court Accepts Case Against Wyoming

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath said Tuesday that the United States Supreme Court has accepted Montana’s case against Wyoming.

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McGrath Joins Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Second Amendment Case

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath said Monday that Montana has joined a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that affirmed the individual right to keep and bear arms.

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