Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Negotiated By Tester Passes Through U.S. Senate

Today, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill fostered by five Republican and five Democratic Senators, including Montana’s Jon Tester, and it will now go the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. The bill would invest billions of dollars into Montana infrastructure by replacing and repairing bridges and highways, expanding broadband access to…

Senator Daines Pushes To Review Recent CDC COVID-19 Recommendations

Senator Steve Daines introduced the “Restore Public Health Institution Trust Act” Thursday. It is aimed at requiring the Government Accountability Office to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s decision making surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans. This follows the CDC’s announcement of new mask guidance requiring indoor masking for…

Northern Border To Remain Closed To Canadians Until August 21

The Biden Administration announced today it will be extending travel restrictions for only essential travel to the Canadian border until August 21. This comes two days after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement that Canada will allowing vaccinated Americans starting August 9. Montana’s Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines released respective statements opposing today’s decision…