Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 02-03-20

Feb 3, 2020

House Minority Leader Casey Schreiner dropped out of the race Monday, leaving just two candidates running in the Montana Democratic primary race for governor.

The Montana Republican Party has condemned a comment made by Billings state Rep. Rodney Garcia, who said the U.S. Constitution calls for people who identify as socialists to be jailed or shot.

On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency removed part of a former wood-treating operation in northeast Bozeman from a list of the nation’s most contaminated sites.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Monday removed part of a former wood-treating operation in northeast Bozeman from a list of the nation’s most contaminated sites.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced Friday that farmers in more than a dozen counties will be eligible for federal assistance after significant crop losses from excessive rain and snow last year.

Montana’s Attorney General is suing two of the largest opioid distributors in the state for allegedly fueling prescription drug overdoses.

The Bullock administration today announced its plan to double the number of Montanans receiving community-based mental health care treatment over the next five years.