MTPR

Evening Newscast 01-08-19

Jan 8, 2019

The Montana House of Representatives is closer to voting on new rules that will govern how big bills move through the legislative process this session.

Regulators in Washington state declined to reconsider their rejection of the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to a Canadian utility.

Preliminary data indicates the number of traffic fatalities on Montana roads last year was the lowest it's been in nearly 70 years.

Medicaid expansion saves Montana businesses a lot of money, Governor Steve Bullock said today. He made that point as the state legislative session opens, because if state lawmakers don’t vote to re-authorize it, Medicaid expansion will expire in June.

One of Montana's biggest banks is offering federal employees help during the partial government shutdown.