KECI: Sen. Tester Puts Focus On Local Business

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Sen. Jon Tester said Friday he is gathering ideas about how to grow the economy, so he can take them back to Washington.

Tester sat in on a round table discussion with Bozeman’s Economic Development Council. The City’s staff has been working on finding ways to expand and grow local business.

Tester said the key to growing the economy as a whole is to grow small businesses.

“Whether that’s building good infrastructure, or whatever. Having a good university system, so you’ve got a well-trained workforce, bottom line is, if small business succeeds, it will create jobs. If you create jobs, you build your economy,” he said.

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