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Montana Representatives Push For New Water Power Plant

Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester along with Representative Matt Rosendale introduced a bill Monday to authorize The Department of Interior to build a power plant at Gibson Reservoir 70 miles west of Great Falls. The planned generation capacity is 3 megawatts, enough to power about 2,300 homes. The reservoir is part of the Sun River Project...

Montana Senators Lament January 6th Riot

One year after pro-Trump rioters attempted to stop Congress from certifying the 2020 election, Democratic Senator Jon Tester sees the riot as not only shaking American politics domestically but also empowering the nation’s communist adversaries. Republican Senator Steve Daines says it was a sad day for the country and supports the ongoin...

Senator Tester Highlights Senate Work Done In 2021

As 2021 wraps up, many of us take a look back at our accomplishments throughout the year and Senator Jon Tester is no exception. He recently reflected on what work he is most proud of from Washington D.C. this year. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/12-30_1237.mp3

COVID-19 Led Native American Deaths In 2020

During 2020 COVID-19 became the leading cause of death among Native American in Montana accounting for 25% of all deaths and the third-leading cause of death for the general population. Death certificates compiled by the state Office of Vital Records show 1,022 deaths last year of Native Americans in Montana. With the end of 2021 fast approach...

Senator Tester Calls For Halt Of Brazilian Beef Shipments To U.S.

Cattle producers are trying to close the U.S. trade door on Brazilian beef over concerns about the disease-detecting ability of the Brazilian government’s meat inspection service. Livestock groups are calling for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to band fresh Brazilian beef until meet testing is proven reliable. Senator Jon Tester agree...

Senator Tester Votes Against Federal Vaccine Mandate

A bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate voted yesterday to oppose the OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) emergency temporary standard mandating coronavirus vaccines for private businesses with more than 100 employees. Montana Senator Jon Tester was one two Democratic votes to oppose the mandate and recently explained what le...

New VA Health Care Clinic Opens In Miles City

The Montana VA Health Care System opened the doors Thursday to its newest primary care clinic to veterans in Miles City which will serve nearly 900 veterans in the area and offer primary care and lab services women’s health services and telehealth services. Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Senator Jon Tester. https://northernbroadcasting.com/w...

Senator Tester Highlights Milk River Project In Infrastructure Bill

One of the biggest beneficiaries in Montana from the Bipartisan infrastructure bill is the Milk River Project, which is set to receive as much as $100 million  in new funding. Senator Jon Tester helped negotiate the bill’s figures and explained how these particular funds were able to stay in the final legislation. https://northernbroadcasting....