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McGrath Appoints Butte Man as State Solicitor

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath has hired Brian Morris, an attorney with the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, as solicitor for the Department of Justice.

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McGrath Honors Two Victims’ Advocates

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath is honoring two Montanans dedicated to assisting crime victims, praising their efforts to make victims and witnesses feel more comfortable in the legal system.

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McGrath: State Should Honor Research Contracts with University System

HELENA – The Montana Board of Investments may continue to make grant payments under existing research and development contracts with Montana’s universities, Attorney General Mike McGrath ruled in an opinion issued Tuesday.

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McGrath: Montana Receives $17 Million Check from tobacco Settlement

HELENA – Thanks to the settlement with the tobacco industry, a payment of $17.3 million was deposited into the state’s checking account Monday.

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Poplar Man Guilty of Evidence Tampering

HELENA – A Helena jury on Wednesday convicted a Poplar man of tampering with physical evidence for presenting a falsified floor plan at a liquor license revocation hearing in Helena in October 1999, Gambling Investigation Bureau chief Jeff Bryson said.

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McGrath Issues Ruling on Therapists

HELENA – Occupational therapists may not apply topical medication in conjunction with electricity in treating their patients, Attorney General Mike McGrath has concluded.

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Montana Women to Benefit from Antitrust Settlement

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Wednesday presented checks for $51,500 to two Montana programs that seek to prevent violence against women and to improve women’s economic status. The checks represent Montana’s share of an antitrust settlement against the Nine West shoe company.

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McGrath Appoints Flathead Tribal Member to Gambling Council

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath has appointed S. Kevin Howlett of Pablo to serve a three-year term on the Gaming Advisory Council.

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New Appointments to Gambling Council

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath has appointed two new members to three-year terms on the Gaming Advisory Council.

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Grant Funds Available for Clark Fork Restoration

HELENA – Applications for $6 million in 2001 grant funds for projects to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) are now available, Governor Judy Martz and Attorney General Mike McGrath jointly announced Tuesday.

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