MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-14-17

Apr 14, 2017

Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed a bill that sought to bring more scrutiny to unfunded federal government mandates and another that he said would limit the growth of clean-energy industries.

Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep the number of wolves that can be hunted or trapped at four, in the area just north of Yellowstone National Park.

Republican Congressional Candidate Greg Gianforte is campaigning differently now than he did last year when he was seeking the Governor's chair.

Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans for logging and burning in the Helena National Forest.

State prosecutors have decided to drop their attempts to put a convicted murderer who was granted clemency back in prison.

Republican Greg Gianforte has raised more than $1.6 million in his bid for Montana's only congressional seat.

U.S. Sen Jon Tester has already amassed more than $3 million to spend on his 2018 re-election campaign.

A bill that would allow larger Montana craft breweries to sell beer in tasting rooms has passed the state Legislature.