MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-11-17

Apr 11, 2017

Democratic Candidate for Congress Rob Quist today released his first quarter of 2017 fundraising total.

Montana lawmakers have moved forward on a pair of proposals aimed at combating the spread of zebra mussels.

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has his first challenger in the 2018 Montana elections.

Interior Department officials say they have transferred the full $60 million into a scholarship fund agreed to under a government settlement with Native American landowners.

A judge won't delay the printing and mailing of ballots for three minor party and independent candidates who are suing to run in Montana's special congressional election.

A Senate committee has trimmed a proposed increase to the state's fuel tax previously passed by the Montana House to pay for road and bridge projects.

A longstanding agreement between tribes and counties in the Flathead Valley about how to prosecute crimes on the Flathead Reservation will continue, after legislators tabled a bill yesterday that would have allowed the tribes to back out.