We caught up with Senator Tester as he toured Tricon Timber in St. Regis before his bill, the Forest Jobs and Recreation Act hits the senate floor for a vote.
With one in every two Montanans looking to improve their credit, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is proposing a simple way to help them strengthen their credit histories and — in turn — boost Montana’s economy.
Under pressure from consumers and activist groups, General Mills says it will stop using genetically modified ingredients to make its original Cheerios cereal.
“Not only are the ranchers impacted, but the consumers are impacted too,” Tester said.
“Stripping out the Monsanto Protection Act is a victory for American consumers and family farm agriculture,” Tester says.
“We need to make sure no act of heroism goes unnoticed,” Tester said.
Senator Jon Tester is leading a bipartisan effort to protect Montana’s livestock and poultry producers…
The two lawmakers worked to overturn the policy in April…
Tester joined the center’s staff on a tour of its facility, which serves women in Broadwater, Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties.
Jon Tester says that his priorities will be pass a new U.S. Farm Bill and work on his home finance bill to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.