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US Senate Hears Tester’s Forest Jobs and Recreation Act
A US Senate panel heard Senator Jon Tester's Forest Jobs and Recreation Act as part of a dozen public lands bills in a hearing Tuesday.
Tester said, "For more than 30 years, everybody has been losing on our national forests. This Forest Jobs and Recreation Act is the product of a lot of…
Senator Tester Joins the 113th Congress [AUDIO]
Montana Senator Jon Tester, (R. in photo) re-elected in the November 2012 election, was sworn in at the U.S. Senate Thursday.
Tester was formally sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden. Sen. Tester is on the Senate Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, Indian Affairs, Banking and Appropriations Committe…
No Disaster Assistance would be a Disaster
Stevensville rancher Hans McPherson testified before the US Senate Agriculture Committee this week about the need for reliable livestock disaster relief in the next Farm Bill.
Disaster programs in the 2008 Farm Bill are now providing help to farmers and ranchers in Montana affected by the recent fl…