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Tester: Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

As part of his ongoing effort to protect victims of violence in Montana, U.S. Senator Jon Tester joined his Senate colleagues in a bipartisan push to reauthorize the critical Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which expired in 2019.

“The Violence Against Women Act is a lifesaving bill for crime victims in Montana and across the country, and it’s long overdue we get its essential programs back up and running,” said Tester. “This legislation provides critical resources to domestic violence shelters and Tribal justice initiatives across Montana, and failing to reauthorize those resources jeopardi...


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