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Articles with the Tag: Senator Tester

$1.2M secured to combat veteran homelessness

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced $1.2 million in federal funding for the Volunteers of America Northern Rockies, a statewide service organization focused on helping prevent and end veteran homelessness in Montana.  “The V...

$50M secured to combat MT housing crisis

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. SENATE — Amid Montana’s worsening housing crisis, U.S. Senator Jon Tester secured $50 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for the Montana Homeowners Assistance Fund to help homeowners that have experienced financial hardship during t...

Bipartisan Toxic Exposure Bill signed into law

News from the Office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — After sustained efforts from Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester, President Joe Biden signed into law the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022—...

$61M secured for MT small businesses

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester today continued his push to support Montana small businesses across the state grow and create good-paying jobs by securing $61,327,969 for Montana’s State Small Business Credit Initiative through the American Resc...

Inflation Reduction deal offers climate change help Inflation Reduction deal offers climate change help

Statement from Frank Szollosi of Montana Wildlife Federation MONTANA — Today we are thrilled with news of a legislative breakthrough that will boost Montana wildlife, fisheries, forests and communities and reduce our carbon emissions 40% by 2030. And by lowering energy costs, we reduce inflation. ...

Bill to support first responders, law enforcement, passes House unanimously

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate– Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Senator Tester’s First Responders Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned (RETIRE) Act which will help federal firefighters, law enforcement officers, Cust...

$11M secured for Missoula Airport through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

News from the office of Senator Tester  BIG SANDY – U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced on July 7 that he secured more than $11 million for the construction of a new terminal at Missoula Montana Airport. This funding will come from his bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a...

Local students selected to attend National Student Leadership Congress

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College Upward Bound is proud to announce that two of our students were selected to attend the Council for Education’s 33rd annual National Student Leadership Congress. The Leadership Congress took place in June on the campus of Georgetown University Campus over a span of ...

Tester, Daines, Rosendale announce reopening of Yellowstone‘s north loop

News from the U.S. Congress Montana — Following continued efforts from Senators Tester and Daines and Congressman Matt Rosendale, the National Park Service announced on June 30 that Yellowstone National Park’s north loop was reopened on Saturday, July 2, effectively opening 93% of roads in t...

Valley Views for Dec. 22, 2021

I think the difference between a politician and a statesman is that the people believe a statesman will do what he or she believes is the right thing regardless of the political consequences.When it gets down to it, a statesman would rather be right than reelected. It is generally accepted that Mike Mansf...

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