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Tester Announces More Details of Next Small Business Opportunity Workshop

Posted Date: 
March 1, 2012
Contact: 
Andrea Helling or Dan Malessa, (202) 228-0371

(U.S. SENATE) – Senator Jon Tester today announced new details about his upcoming Small Business Opportunity Workshop in Great Falls, an event designed to connect Montana farmers with valuable resources to help them succeed.

Conferees Complete Work On FAA Reauthorization Bill

Posted Date: 
February 1, 2012

A final agreement has been reached between the House and Senate for the Airport bill.  The most important part for Montana is that the Essential Air Subsidy will not be phased out, as was being considered.

Tester and Risch work across party lines to establish equal footing for renewable energy

Posted Date: 
November 1, 2011
Contact: 
Andrea Helling (Tester) 202.228.0371, Kyle Hines (Risch) 202.224-8078

(U.S. SENATE) – With wide-ranging support from sportsmen to local governments, Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) today introduced a bipartisan bill that streamlines permitting for renewable energy projects on public lands.

Senate Permit Negotiations Break Down

Posted Date: 
October 31, 2011
Contact: 
Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter

Last-minute Senate negotiations to delay court-ordered permits for some pesticide users appear to have broken down at the end of last week, meaning U.S. EPA will have to begin issuing the new permits immediately.