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2013-06-25 12:27:17

Senator Tester Supports Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work BILLINGS, Mont., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of Montana asking what Senator Jon Tester is getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the Senate votes on the "Gang of Eight"...

2013-02-19 12:31:09

Urges Senate to Act Swiftly on Inclusion of Disabled Veterans in Space Available Program BALTIMORE, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today applauded the introduction of S. 346 by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV). If passed, the bill will reverse the exclusion of 100 percent service-disabled veterans from the military's Space Available...

2012-04-27 10:21:31

CROW AGENCY, Mont., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crow Tribe, the State of Montana and the United States executed the Crow-Montana Water Rights Compact today at a signing ceremony held at the United States Department of Interior. Execution of the Compact, along with its appendices, marks an important step towards implementing the Crow Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act that was passed into law on December 8, 2010. The signing ceremony was attended by Crow Tribal Chairman...

2012-04-18 14:21:47

NEWTOWN, Conn., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, honored Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) as NSSF's 2011 Legislators of the Year at an NSSF Political Action Committee (PAC) reception held this evening in Washington, D.C., on the eve of the firearms industry's annual Congressional Fly-In. In presenting the awards, NSSF Senior...

2011-10-14 10:52:00

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Koch Industries voluntarily decided several years ago to stop sales to Iran, which is the policy Senator Jon Tester (D-Mont.) wants all U.S. companies to adopt. Our policy goes beyond what is required under U.S. law, which we urge Sen. Tester, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to notice. Sen. Tester, while singling out Koch Industries as an example of a U.S. company that had done...

2011-06-29 12:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) have established the first-ever Senate Community Pharmacy Caucus, an effort endorsed today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO ) The purpose of this caucus is to advocate for community pharmacy issues while serving as a clearinghouse of ideas and information for senators, staff, and other...

2011-05-18 18:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the Senate floor today, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) announced that he would amend his Debit Interchange Fee Study Act (S. 575) to shorten the study period of Fed interchange price caps from two years to fifteen months. Tester noted that the move is designed to attract the 60 votes necessary to overcome a filibuster by supporters of the Durbin debit card price fixing amendment. "Almost every day, a new voice speaks out in support of...

2011-04-18 15:46:00

NEWTOWN, Conn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following continued attacks by anti-hunting groups to ban traditional ammunition (ammunition containing lead-core components) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, Senators Jon Tester (D-Montana) and John Thune (R-South Dakota), co-chairmen of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation (S. 838) to clarify the longstanding exemption of ammunition and ammunition components under the act....

2009-06-11 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly send a...

2008-10-31 06:00:18

By Karl Puckett GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Wind farm development has many Montanans turning green. Now the question is how many of them will turn blue when they vote for president Tuesday. Since 2006, 178 giant turbines have sprouted in farm fields at four commercial facilities churning out a combined 270 megawatts of electricity, with even more projects in the planting stages, according to the state Department of Commerce. Energy policy is front and center for presidential candidates...