MTPR

Evening Newscast 04-16-19

Apr 16, 2019


The state Senate voted 28-22 today to pass the Medicaid expansion bill that includes work requirements, an improved asset test and premium increases for people who stay on the program for more than two years.

Officials say the Montana Highway Patrol trooper who was shot three times outside Missoula in March still can't speak and his movements are limited.

Ryan Zinke has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold mining firm.

A Montana judge has blocked an exploratory gold mining project on private land in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park.

Montana's House of Representatives rejected a bill that would allow NorthWestern Energy to purchase an additional portion of a coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana.

Two-term Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte says he's considering another run for Montana governor in 2020.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is walking back its plan to limit operating hours at the Port of Raymond in northern Montana while it reassesses feedback.