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DOJ Seeks Applicants for Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee

HELENA – The Department of Justice is seeking applications for membership on the Tow Truck Complaint Resolution Committee. The committee has six members: two from the tow truck industry, one from the commercial motor carrier industry, one from the insurance industry, one from the public and one member from the Montana Highway Patrol.

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McGrath: Beware Holiday Charity Scams

HELENA – As the holiday giving season gets under way, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath cautioned Montanans to be wary of fraudulent fundraising pitches.

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McGrath: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Integrity of Ballot-Measure Process

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released the following statement in relation to a Montana Supreme Court decision. In its opinion, the court affirmed Montana District Court Judge Dirk Sandefur’s order invalidating certification of ballot measures CI-98, CI-97 and I-154.

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Active Recruitment for Montana Highway Patrol Open Until Dec. 4

HELENA – The Montana Highway Patrol is recruiting for officers for training to begin in April 2007.

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McGrath Decision Upholds DOJ Monitoring of Benefis Healthcare

HELENA – In a decision released today, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath upheld Department of Justice oversight and monitoring of inpatient hospital services at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls. In the decision, McGrath found that “there is not sufficient evidence to conclude that increases in competition have eliminated the need for regulation over inpatient hospital services.”

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McGrath: States, RJR Reach Agreement to End Sale of Flavored Cigarettes

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today announced that Montana and 38 other states have entered into an agreement with tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds that ends the sale of candy, fruit and alcohol flavored cigarettes manufactured and sold by Reynolds.

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McGrath: Law Permits Cross-County Annexation

HELENA – In a formal opinion released today, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that state law permits annexation across county lines, and such annexation is not dependent on county approval.

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McGrath, Johnson Issue Statement on Ballot-Measure Order

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath and Secretary of State Brad Johnson Wednesday released the following statement in relation to the order issued by District Court Judge Dirk M. Sandefur.

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McGrath: Conferences to Focus on Supporting, Protecting Drug-Endangered Children

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today announced that the Montana Alliance for Drug-Endangered Children will hold five conferences this fall focusing on supporting children affected by their parents’ drug abuse.

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Registration Renewals Now Require Driver License Number

HELENA – Officials with the Motor Vehicle Division of the Department of Justice said today that beginning this month, Montana vehicle owners will notice an important change to the vehicle registration renewal notices they receive in the mail.

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