Senator fields diverse set of questions during event at DCC

Glendive Ranger-Review

by Jason Stuart

U.S. Senator Jon Tester stopped in Glendive Thursday afternoon. Tester toured the Dawson Community College campus, then gave a brief speech to a gathering of students and staff, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

During his prepared remarks, Tester primarily spoke on the importance of higher education and his belief that the federal and state governments need to do more to keep college affordable.

He also touched on gender equality with the mostly female audience, saying he thought it was ridiculous there was still any debate about equal pay for women.

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