Great Falls Tribune: Tester lauds small business, says jobs are top priority

Sen. Jon Tester’s top priority continues to be creating more jobs.

“What I hear on the ground being the number one issue is jobs,” the Montana Democrat told the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday. “It’s my number one issue too.”

Small business will play an important role in creating more jobs, he said.

“Your state is home to some of the hardest working, innovative small business owners,” Tester said.

He said he isn’t happy with national spending levels. Small businesses and families across the country are having to tighten their belts and are looking to Washington, D.C., to do the same, he said.

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