Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 10-17-19

Oct 17, 2019

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's attempt to ease some rules on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven U.S. Western states.

The Johnson & Johnson company has agreed to pay nearly $117 million in a multistate settlement, including Montana, over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products.

Montana Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney is asking his opponents in the Democratic primary race for governor to sign a pledge to limit outside spending and self-funding in their campaigns.