MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-07-17

Mar 7, 2017

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed a bill that would have allowed government workers to sue if their supervisors obstruct them from communicating with a legislator.

A bill that would require the state to study cases of child abuse made progress in the Montana House, today.

The Montana legislature is now over halfway through its 90-day session, and the House Appropriations committee began slogging through House Bill 2, which is the state budget.

Renters who skip out on leases could be facing criminal charges under a proposal by a Montana landlord who also is a member of the state legislature.

The Montana Patrol may not have to cut troopers after all.

Three years after Congress created the Veterans' Choice Health Care Program, it continues to flounder.

A package of bills aimed at addressing youth suicide in Montana is working its way through the legislature.

A handyman was sentenced to life in prison for killing a Deer Lodge man and his mother after being confronted over the theft of 1,700 ounces of silver.