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The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs advanced two bills this week that aim to beef up law enforcement’s response to the missing persons crisis in Indian Country.

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A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that would mandate full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million annually.

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The State-Tribal Relations Committee is pressing Montana’s Congressional delegation to do more to increase public input and tribal consultation on the Keystone XL pipeline. The move comes as the end of the public comment period for a recently updated environmental statement nears.

A close-up of industrial hemp,  July 16, 2013.
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Montana’s Democratic Senator Jon Tester said in a press call Thursday new federal regulations for hemp could create more certainty for farmers and boost job growth in the state.

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Montana Senator Jon Tester will hold a town hall in Butte Friday at noon.

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A Fort Belknap council member briefed the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Wednesday about roadblocks to homeownership.

Tester To Hold Sixth Town Hall In Livingston

Oct 10, 2019
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Montana Senator Jon Tester will hold a public town hall in Livingston Friday morning.

About two dozen people peppered Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) with questions at a town hall event in Billings September 3.
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Montanans posed questions about the impeachment inquiry, improving rural healthcare and the latest news on trade negotiations to Democratic Senator Jon Tester at a face-to-face town hall in Billings Thursday.

Montana’s Democratic Senator Jon Tester announced legislation today he says addresses rising suicide rates among farmers.

Montana’s congressional delegation is reacting in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement this Tuesday that the House will move forward with an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

On Tuesday morning, Republican Senator Steve Daines Tweeted “Impeachment. Obsession.” over a GIF of a character from the popular TV show “The Office” rolling his eyes.

A spokesperson wrote YPR that Daines “believes the Democrats sound like a broken record with their two plus years of impeachment threats.”

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