MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-07-17

Apr 7, 2017

Governor Steve Bullock this morning revived debate over mail-only voting in the May special election for Montana’s vacant seat in the U.S. House.

Democratic Candidate for Montana’s vacant U.S. House seat Rob Quist is at this hour opening his Kalispell campaign office, and will be in Pablo tomorrow and Missoula Sunday.

Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives are considering a Senate proposal to issue bonds to pay for projects across Montana.

More than half of the nurses at one of Montana’s biggest hospitals have voted against unionizing.

State prosecutors say a Colorado man's reported attempts to manipulate state psychiatric hospital staff prove he was mentally competent to plead guilty to killing an eastern Montana teacher.

Montana lawmakers are considering raising campaign contribution limits for instate candidates and allow campaign finance violation allegations to go to mediation.