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  • Tester Announces More Than $5 Million to Protect MT Patients and Health Care Workers from COVID-19

    ROY LOWENSTEIN, Office of Jon Tester|Sep 29, 2021

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced that more than $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding is headed to Montana to help protect patients and health care workers from COVID-19. The funding—administered by the Center for Disease Control—will help strengthen and equip state and local public health departments and other partner organizations with the resources needed to better fight infections in U.S. health care facilities, including COVID-19. Tester was the only member of Montana’s Congressional delegation to vote to deliver this...

  • Tester Introduces Legislation Aimed at Defending Montanans' Right to Vote, Cleaning Up Elections

    ROY LOWENSTEIN, Office of Jon Tester|Sep 22, 2021

    As part of his ongoing fight to secure our elections, U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced critical legislation that will ensure every eligible Montanan has fair and equal access to the ballot box and clean up our campaign finance system. Tester’s Freedom to Vote Act secures access to the ballot box for all eligible voters, shines a light on dark money in politics, and advances commonsense election security reforms to defend elections from bad actors. The bill also includes Tester’s Spotlight Act to require certain political non-profit org...

  • Tester Leads Letter to President Biden to Urge Opening of U.S.- Canada Border to Vaccinated Canadians by October

    ROY LOWENSTEIN, Office of Jon Tester|Sep 22, 2021

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester sent a letter to President Biden urging the administration to allow vaccinated Canadians to travel to the U.S. through land ports of entry. Noting the economic and familial strains caused by the continued restrictions at the U.S.-Canada border, Tester and seven of his colleagues from states along the Northern Border asked the President to ease travel restrictions before October, create a public plan to reopen land ports of entry to vaccinated Canadians and appoint an interagency lead to spearhead coordination. “As S...

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