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Articles with the Tag: Senator Tester

1 in 4 seniors fall prey to scammers

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — In a big win for Montana seniors who are more likely to be the target of malicious scams, U.S. Senator Jon Tester celebrated the Senate’s passage of his bipartisan Senior Fraud Prevention Act. Tester’s legislation will direct the Fe...

Pioneer League Baseball to stay in Montana Pioneer League Baseball to stay in Montana

 U.S. SENATE —  U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced an agreement between Major League Baseball and the Pioneer League to keep Montana’s baseball clubs in Billings, Great Falls, and Missoula in Montana. “Big Sky Country is professional baseball country, which is why I am pleased t...

Suicide Prevention Hotline 9-8-8 signed into law

News from the Office of Senator Tester   U.S. SENATE — Critical mental health resources will be more accessible than ever for folks in crisis following the signing of U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s bipartisan National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 into law.  “Nobody sh...

Proposal to deny SNAP dropped

 News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — Following more than a year of efforts to get the United States Department of Agriculture to drop a proposed rule that would have kicked 700,000 low-income Americans off of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, U.S. Senator Jon Tes...

FCC approves Montana tribes’ Spectrum licenses

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE – Following years of efforts to provide Montana Tribal communities with more opportunities to develop reliable broadband infrastructure, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced that seven Montana Tribes have received approval from the Federal Communicat...

Support for mental health tools in rural America urged

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As the crisis of farmer suicide continues to rise in rural America amid poor economic conditions, ongoing trade wars, severe weather, and now the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today demanded that the House and Senate Armed Services...

Major league pressed to preserve Pioneer League

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As the agreement that has kept professional baseball in play across Montana reaches its expiration date, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pressing Major League Baseball officials to step up to the plate and commit to preserving the Pioneer League. In...

Tester secures $5.7M for MT crime victims

News from the office of Senator Tester   BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced $5,785,585 in Department of Justice funding for the Montana Board of Crime Control to provide funding to community organizations and services for crime victims. “When folks have suffered be...

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...


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