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Associated Press: Biden Signs 'Burn Pits' Help for Vets; a Personal Win, Too
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden rattled off policy proposals in this year’s State of the Union address, he hit an emotional note when talking about veterans who suffer from cancer after serving on military bases where toxic smoke...
Daily Montanan: Biden signs landmark bill aiding veterans exposed to burn pits overseas
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Wednesday that will provide health care and benefits to veterans exposed to burn pits in Afghanistan and Iraq, achieving a long-term, personal goal. “I was in and out of Iraq over...
Hungry Horse News: Tester announces Columbia Falls will receive $10 million grant
Columbia Falls will see more than $10 million in federal funding to rebuild part of 13th Street West and Fourth Avenue West to better serve the high school and the new Glacier Gateway Elementary School. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat,...
Longview News-Journal: Tester Secures $50 Million to combat Montana Housing Crisis through American Rescue Plan
Amid Montana’s worsening housing crisis, Montana has $50 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding coming for the Montana Homeowners Assistance Fund to help homeowners that have experienced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sen. Jon Tester announced. “The...
Billings Gazette: Veterans call burn pit exposure bill a major win
Answers. It’s a word that can’t be found in the 150-some page bill granting health care to U.S. troops exposed to the toxic smoke of burn pits at military outposts over the past 20 years, but it is what veterans...
Daily Montanan: Commentary: Rewriting veterans’ stories with a happier ending
I want to thank Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and Jon Tester. Not on behalf of me, but on behalf of Bruce Darley and others like him. You see, I would let Bruce tell the Senators himself, but he can’t speak...