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Butte Council Seeks Restoration Ideas for $28.1M Fund

The Butte Natural Resource Damage Restoration Council (BNRC) wants to hear from the public about their ideas to restore natural resources in the Butte area.  The BNRC is holding two meetings to solicit ideas for restoration projects that could qualify for natural resource damage settlement funds designated for the Butte area.…

Bullock: Time to Nominate Outstanding Mentors and Afterschool Providers

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Thursday encouraged Montanans to submit nominations for two awards now in their third year.  Bullock initiated the Montana Mentor of the Year and Afterschool Provider of the Year awards in 2010 to recognize outstanding individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of children.…

Bullock: PPL Decision ‘Doesn’t Take Away’ Montana’s Strong Stream Access Rights

HELENA – Attorney General Steve Bullock released the following statement regarding Montana’s stream access laws in response to inquiries regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on riverbed ownership in PPL Montana LLC v. Montana. “Montana has some of the strongest stream access laws in the nation, preserving the ability of all Montanans to hunt, fish,…

Bullock Unveils Children’s Justice Center

Attorney General Steve Bullock on Monday announced the creation of the Children’s Justice Center, a collaborative initiative to better protect Montana children and prosecute child predators.…

Montana Supreme Court: Corporate Spending Ban Intact While Appeal Pends

In a decision released late Wednesday afternoon, the Montana Supreme Court struck down a request by the Washington, D.C.-based Western Tradition Partnership to temporarily suspended enforcement of the Corrupt Practices Act – the good government and clean elections measure passed by citizens’ initiative in 1912 banning corporate expenditures in political campaigns.…