On tonight's evening newscast: Montanans' property can still be seized if police suspect it's connected to criminal activity, but now it has to be returned if they can't get a conviction. That hasn't always been the case. Montana's civil asset forfeiture law was reformed this week with a stroke of Governor Steve Bullock's pen.
A Montana judge has agreed to settle a sexual harassment complaint filed by his former court reporter and plans to resign on Jan. 1.
With no fanfare, Governor Steve Bullock late this afternoon signed Senate Bill 411, which calls for the closure of the Montana Developmental Center in Boulder. Some families of M-D-C clients has opposed the closure, as had Boulder community leaders and the union representing the center’s 250 staff.
Tribal leaders from across Montana gathered at the state capitol today as Governor Steve Bullock signed two bills designed to preserve native languages.
Libby mayor Doug Roll says there are no big surprises in the Environmental Protection Agency's preferred asbestos cleanup proposal. EPA released the draft plan Tuesday. It calls for leaving some of the deadly material in places like walls or underground where it presents minimal risk of human exposure.