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Morning Newscast 03-11-15

MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

On this edition of Montana Morning Newscast, the state House has officially killed the governor's proposal to expand Medicaid to about 70,000 low-income Montanans.

An income tax cut bill advanced to the full House at the state legislature today.

Montana's Legislature is again considering whether county officials should have a say in the relocation of wild bison.

The state House has endorsed a bill that would ban texting while driving.

Sen. Steve Daines and Congressman Ryan Zinke will be the keynote speakers at the Montana Republican Party's statewide dinner in Helena.

Three more defendants are set to be sentenced today for their role in the Rocky Boy's Reservation corruption case.

State senators are contemplating repealing Montana's oil and gas tax holiday under a recurring Democratic proposal.

Carroll College has closed its swimming pool and will tear down part of the P.E. Center because it does not meet structural codes.

The Montana Legislature will hear a bill today that would require anesthesia for fetuses before operations in the womb.

A former chairman of Montana's Chippewa Cree tribe has been sentenced to almost three years in prison after pleading guilty to felony charges in a wide-ranging corruption case on the Rocky Boy's Reservation.

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