Jon Tester, Lt. Gov. McLean speak about importance of labor at picnic


by Dillon Kato

Union workers in Missoula gathered to relax and enjoy a holiday on Monday – and, as per tradition, to hear from a few like-minded politicians.

Montana Sen. Jon Tester and Lt. Gov. Angela McLean were two of the speakers at the annual Labor Day picnic in Bonner Park, hosted by the Missoula Area Central Labor Council.

When McLean got in front of the crowd of around 150, she praised Montana for having created 12,000 new jobs since the start of the year.

“It’s a remarkable day to live in and work in the state of Montana, brothers and sisters,” she said.

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