MTPR

Evening Newscast 03-10-17

Mar 10, 2017

Montana House Democrats are seeking to restore nearly $100 million in healthcare spending cuts from Gov. Steve Bullock's proposed budget, but Republicans aren't budging much.

Montana lawmakers are considering propping up a coal-fired power plant's operations by giving one of its co-owners low-interest loans of up to $10 million a year.

Montana U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter says he was shocked by the unprofessional manner in which he and 45 other Obama appointees were asked to turn in their resignations by the end of the day.

Nurses employed at Benefis Health System in Great Falls will vote on whether to form a union.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has cancelled planned appearances in Montana next week, including a speech planned for Monday before a special joint session of the state Legislature.

The chairman of Montana’s Little Shell tribe is not fazed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s remarks to a U.S. Senate committee earlier this week.

An anonymous donor has given $1 million to Flathead County to fund a new jail.