MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-17-17

Apr 17, 2017

Congress may not know what to do about former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, but Montana lawmakers are pushing through legislation they believe will bring down healthcare costs and increase price transparency regardless of what happens in Washington.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to campaign on behalf of Rob Quist as he seeks Montana's lone seat in the U.S. House in a special election next month.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines says he thinks American beef is almost back on the menu in China. The Montana University System will soon be paying current and former employees who are owed medical insurance claims.

Training courses and certification that will allow boaters to bypass decontamination stations at two Montana reservoirs is now available online.

Montana Senator Steve Daines says he thinks Asia respects President Donald Trump’s recent hard line stances in North Korea and Syria.

A 23-year-old Montana man has been accused of arson and other charges in connection with a house fire last November that started while the owner slept inside.

An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found in southeastern Montana over the weekend.