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Articles with the Tag: Senator Tester

Tester secures millions for Indian Country

News from U.S. Senator Jon Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is announcing nearly $8 million in Department of Justice grant funding for Montana Tribes, as part of his ongoing effort to provide resources to Indian Country to bolster tribal courts, support victims, and combat violence again...

U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic' U.S. senators respond to MMIW 'epidemic'

People driving south on U.S. Highway 93 outside of Missoula will pass a billboard with the word “Missing” in prominent letters next to a picture of a Salish woman.   Jermain Austin Charlo was last seen on June 16 in Missoula, according to the information on the billboard. The Dixon reside...

Senator: Montanans need real, affordable health care

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is taking on the Trump administration over a plan that could expand junk insurance in Montana. In a scathing letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Administrator Seema Verma, Tester demanded CMS reconsid...

Briefs for Dec. 19, 2018

Mission, Arlee, Jocko holiday church service schedule St. Ignatius Mission   —  Dec. 24: Christmas Caroling, 11 p.m. —  Dec.  24: Midnight Mass, midnight —  Dec.  25: Christmas Day Mass, 10 a.m.    —  Dec.  31: New Ye...

Briefs for April 4, 2018

Dixon School named recipient of Senate comput ers News from the office of U.S. Senator Jon Tester WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced he is donating 25 Senate computers to schools serving Native American students. Tester secured the computers through the U.S. Senate...

Tester: budget cuts would hurt rural America Tester: budget cuts would hurt rural America

RONAN – United States Senator Jon Tester (D-Montana), stopped in Ronan to share his views on issues from healthcare to water rights on Wednesday, May 31. Tester said President Trump’s first proposed budget cuts a lot of federally funded programs, which if approved will negatively impact everyo...

Briefs for Jan. 4, 2017

Leaders won’t tolerate threat to religious liberty MONTANA — In response to threats of anti-Semitic violence in Whitefish, some of Montana’s elected officials issued a press release Thursday stating they won’t tolerate any demonstration or threat of intimidation against any Monta...

HHR secretary announces funding for Native language, early education HHR secretary announces funding for Native language, early education

aPABLO — Meeting with leaders and young people from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, visiting the People’s Center for a demonstration of fancy, traditional and jingle dancing, learning a round dance and lunching on Indian tacos were all part of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylv...

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