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Active Recruitment for Montana Highway Patrol Open Until May 19

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

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A Statement from Attorney General Mike McGrath Opposing a Proposed Settlement Between Enron and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath Monday released the following statement about a proposed settlement between Enron and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

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AG: Insurance Law, Human Rights Act Require Contraceptive Coverage

HELENA – In an opinion released Tuesday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that when insurance policies and benefit plans include prescription drug coverage, state law requires the inclusion of prescription contraceptives and related medical services like routine gynecological visits.

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McGrath: Statutes Give Cities, Towns Options for Cooperative Purchasing

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Thursday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that a municipality may choose to participate in a cooperative purchasing agreement with the state without first going through its own competitive bidding process.

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A Statement from Attorney General Mike McGrath on Challenges to Ballot Statements

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath today released the following statement in response to lawsuits filed Monday. The court actions challenge the wording of statements for proposed ballot measures on judicial recall and a spending cap:

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McGrath Announces Registry for End-of-Life Directives

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath Tuesday announced the availability of the Montana End-of-Life Registry, a free statewide service that helps Montanans record their wishes for end-of-life care.

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A Statement from Attorney General Mike McGrath on a Proposed Transaction Between Blue Cross Blue Shield and New West Health Services

HELENA – Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath released the following statement today regarding the proposed transaction between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana and New West Health Services:

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McGrath Announces New Toll-Free Number for Office of Consumer Protection

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath said Thursday that the state’s Office of Consumer Protection has a new, toll-free telephone number: (800) 481-6896.

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AG Clarifies Codification Question

HELENA – In a formal opinion released Monday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath clarified a question about amendments to a section of Montana law dealing with vehicle registration fees. The changes were made in the 2005 Legislature.

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McGrath: DOC Meth Treatment Project Not Subject to Privatization Review

HELENA – In a formal opinion issued Tuesday, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath held that a Department of Corrections plan to contract with a private nonprofit corporation to provide drug treatment is not subject to a “privatization plan process.”

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