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  • Op-Ed: Tackling the rising cost of housing in Montana together

    Sen. Jon Tester - D, U.S. Senate|Updated Apr 23, 2024

    More than 100 years ago, my grandparents made a life for our family on a homesteaded plot of land outside of Big Sandy that we still farm to this day. I've been blessed to call Montana home my entire life and to always have a place to rest my head after a hard day's work. Unfortunately, finding an affordable place to live has become a challenge for far too many Montanans. As I travel across Montana, I hear about how housing challenges are hurting working families. From...

  • Guest Editorial: Targeted COVID Package Will Reopen Our Economy

    Sen. Jon Tester - D, Montana|Updated Mar 31, 2021

    One year into this pandemic, Montanans are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Our vaccines are safe and effective, COVID cases are falling thanks to the tireless efforts of our frontline health care workers, and Spring is on the horizon. But even with this good news, we still have work to do before we get through the worst public health and economic crisis in generations. Over the past year I've had hundreds of conversations with families, workers,...

  • Delivering a VA that listens to Veterans

    Sen. Jon Tester - D, U.S. Senate|Updated Jun 13, 2018

    For generations Montanans have signed up to serve our nation with pride, answering the call of duty during times of peace and times of war. In fact, more there are more veterans per capita in Montana than almost any other state in the nation. When America needs them, Lewis and Clark County's men and women have always been there to serve. Our veterans have made great sacrifices to keep our nation safe, and when they return home they deserve the health care and benefits they...

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