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Articles with the Tag: Senator Tester

MT Climate Solutions Council issues recommendations

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock MONTANA — The Montana Climate Solutions Council has released its final recommendations in a plan that spans over 50 recommendations from a year of deliberations with diverse Montanans. The Council was tasked with developing strategies to reduce greenh...

Bill to provide Tribes better access to health data

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — As part of his ongoing efforts to ensure Montana Tribes have the resources they need to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure that Tribes are able to better access public health d...

Briefs for Sept. 9, 2020

DPHHS to receive nearly $6M in pandemic relief funds  News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY – To help offset costs incurred through Montana’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will receive $5,713,6...

Foreclosure, eviction moratorium extended through Dec. 31

News from Senator Jon Tester   BIG SANDY — Following a sustained push led by U.S. Senator Jon Tester, the Trump Administration today agreed to extend the foreclosure and eviction moratorium for Americans who receive certain types of federal housing assistance through Dec. 31, 2020. In July...

Bipartisan group asks for reversal on fees

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — Following a recent announcement that Government Sponsored Enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are establishing a fee on refinanced home loans, U.S. Senator Jon Tester led a bipartisan group of colleagues in demanding that Federal Housing Financ...

70 Montana nursing homes to receive nearly $10M

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — To provide support to seniors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced that Montana will receive $9,797,300 to help 70 nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities across the state increase testing, staffing, and bols...

Briefs for Sept. 2, 2020

CFAP deadline approaching  News from USDA WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is Sept. 11. This program provides direct relief to producers who faced price ...

Tester continues fight to save Montana restaurants, live music venues

News from the Office of Senator Tester MONTANA — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is doubling down on his fight to make sure Montana’s restaurants and live music venues have the support they need to survive the pandemic. Tester is pushing legislation that would provide grants to independent restau...

Caucus demands postal service address delivery delays

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), ranking member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Gary Peters (D-MI), ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, are demanding immediate action following reports of significant delays in veterans...

COVID-19 scammers cause $90M in consumer fraud losses

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester U.S. Senate – A bill was introduced by Senator Tester that would enhance the ability of state and federal law enforcement officials to stop scammers from taking advantage of Montanans during the COVID-19 outbreak, and to better hold bad actors accountable...


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