Senator Jon Tester

A Closer Look At Flooding & Responses Throughout Montana
Cooler temperatures  mixed with rain continue to add high river levels throughout Montana. Temperatures will be cooler this week right through the holiday weekend with two significant rain events expected. According to National Weather Service  predictions, the Clark Fork River, above Missoula, coul…
Tester’s Concerns With The Keystone XL Pipeline
The Keystone XL project is in the second phase of a $13 billion underground pipeline network designed to move 1.5 million barrels of canadian oil daily to U.S. refineries. Delays in getting approval for the pipeline have added $1 billion to the total cost...
Holding Big Oil Responsible
As states continue to suffer the economic consequences of BP’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, recent reports suggest the company may attempt to exploit a loophole in the law to avoid full responsibility for the disaster.
Tester Successfully De-lists Wolves In Montana
Senator Jon Tester has successfully removed wolves in Montana from the endangered species list. Congress approved tester’s plan to return management of wolves in Montana to the State. Tester’s bipartisan plan means that Montana’s managed wolf hunts can now continue...
Montana School Administrators Meet With The U.S. Secretary Of Education
Senator Jon Tester brought Montana school administrators together with the U.S. Secretary of Education. Tester, a former teacher and school board chairman, says he knows firsthand the challenges educators in Rural America face. Senator Tester wanted Secretary Arne Duncan to hear firsthand from Monta…
Senate Votes To Cut Paperwork For Small Businesses
The U.S. Senate voted to cut paperwork for small businesses. A tax-reporting requirement in the health Care Bill would have meant more paperwork for Montana’s small businesses. Tuesday’s Senate vote means small businesses will get to take advantage of the tax credits without more paperwo…
Tester Is Working On Helping Veterans
Senator Jon Tester is turning his efforts toward veterans who get health care at vet centers. Montana has four vet centers (Kalispell, Missoula, Great Falls and Billings).

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