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Committees

Appropriations

www.appropriations.senate.gov

The Senate Appropriations Committee is one of the most influential committees in Congress. It ultimately decides where the government spends taxpayer money, and how much it spends.  Senator Tester brings the Montana values of accountability, responsibility and transparency to his work on the committee, balancing smart investments in our nation with the need to cut wasteful spending.

Subcommittees
-Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
-Homeland Security
-Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
-Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
-Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
-Energy and Water Development

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

www.banking.senate.gov

Senator Tester works on legislation related to financial institutions, public and private housing, urban development and mass transit, and related matters on the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.  Senator Tester brings a rural perspective to this committee to make sure that laws and policies work for small banks, credit unions, small businesses and consumers in rural America.

Subcommittees
-Securities, Insurance and Investment
-Economic Policy
-Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

www.hsgac.senate.gov

Stretching 545 miles across the 49th parallel, Montana's border with Canada is of great importance in discussions about Homeland Security. On the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senator Tester is actively involved in responsibly securing the nation's borders and protecting Americans from terrorism and illegal drugs while standing up for civil liberties.

Subcommittees
-Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce (Chairman)
-Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia
-Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Indian Affairs

www.indian.senate.gov

Senator Tester chair the Senate Indian Affairs Committee where he works on legislation to solve problems facing American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples.  These issues include challenges facing Montana's seven Indian reservations such as education, land management, health care, and economic development.

Veterans' Affairs

www.veterans.senate.gov

Living up to the promises made to the heroes who served our nation in the military is Senator Tester's first priority in his work on the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  In addition to securing better physical and mental health care for veterans and their families, this committee considers policy related to pensions, vocational training, education, and other matters.

Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Glendive, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.

Billings

Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768

Bozeman

Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647

Butte

Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Glendive

122 W Towne
Glendive, MT 59330
Phone: (406) 365-2391
Fax: (406) 365-8836

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586

Helena

Capital One Center
208 N Montana Avenue, Suite 202
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462

Kalispell

14 Third Street E, Suite 230
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974

Missoula

130 W Front Street
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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