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Articles with the Tag: Senator Tester

Tester addresses gas prices, Postal Reform Act, Ukraine invasion in press call

MONTANA — Senator Jon Tester held a press call on March 24 to elaborate on the funding secured for small agricultural businesses, efforts being made to strengthen American energy independence, and his recently passed postal reform act.  In his opening statement, Tester acknowledged that inflati...

Valley Views for March 16, 2022

As I watched Russian troops march across the Ukrainian border in an unprovoked war that immediately made the world less safe for our kids and grandkids, I thought about the words of a World War I veteran from Great Falls named Mike Mansfield, spoken in the days after Hitler invaded Poland in 1939: “...

Yellowstone celebrates 150th anniversary

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester recently  introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park. Daines serves as the top Republican on the Senate’s National Parks Subcommittee. “150 years ago, Yellowstone...

Fleet Reserve Association awards Tester its Distinguished Pinnacle Award Fleet Reserve Association awards Tester its Distinguished Pinnacle Award

U.S. Senate — The Fleet Reserve Association awarded U.S. Senator Jon Tester the annual Pinnacle Award for his outstanding leadership and ongoing efforts to support the nation’s veterans and servicemembers as Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “It’s an honor t...

IRS reverses course on requiring facial recognition software

 News from the offices of Senator Tester and Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — After strong pushback from U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, the Internal Revenue Service today announced it would reverse its decision to require taxpayers to provide facial recognition data through a third pa...

$11.57M to support public transportation and job growth in urban, rural parts of state

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — As a part of his recently signed bipartisan infrastructure law, U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced that he secured $11.57 million for Montana public transit, including transit in urban and rural areas, on Indian Reservations, and through...

New VA clinic opens in Missoula

News from the office of Senator Tester MISSOULA —“For far too long, veterans in Western Montana had to make do with an undersized clinic that made it hard for VA’s dedicated staff to deliver quality care—but after today, I’m proud to finally say ‘no more,’&rdquo...

Political platforms

Editor, Looking back over the past year, I see the work that Senator Jon Tester has done.  I thank him.   He’s helped to secure disaster relief to farmers and ranchers who face drought, get federal money for MT and local school districts to procure domestically produced food during supp...

$28.5M to be split among 69 Montana airports

News from the Office of Senator Jon Tester MONTANA — Following the passage of his bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, U.S. Senator Jon Tester recently announced he secured $28,610,817 in Federal Aviation Administration Fiscal Year 2022 funding for 69 Montana airports as part of the ...

Tester names top seven 2021 accomplishments

1.   The signing of my bipartisan infrastructure package into law. My top highlight is the bipartisan infrastructure package, which delivers urgently-needed investments to Montana that will support our small businesses, lower costs for working families, and grow our economy—all without raising ...

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