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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Congressional Western Caucus: Trump Administration Acts to Modernize Broken Endangered Species Act Processes Negatively Impacting Species and Landowners
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 -- The Congressional Western Caucus issued the following statement: Today, Members of the Senate and Congressional Western Caucus released the following statements applauding three final rules from the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries that will modernize Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulatory requirements: Senate Western Caucus Chairman Steve Daines (MT): "This is a win   more

Sen. Daines: Montana's Northern Border is Critical to National Security
SWEETGRASS, Montana, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, issued the following news release: * * * - Tours Northern Border to See New Technology, Methods Used to Help Protect Montana, United States * * * U.S. Senator Steve Daines today toured Montana's Northern Border with Canada to discuss the importance of keeping Montana and the United States safe and secure. During the visit, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials demonstrated new technology being used on the border, and dis  more

Sen. Tester Pushes FCC to Take Action to Protect Montanans From Cellphone Fraud
BIG SANDY, Montana, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, issued the following news release: * * * - Tester and colleagues press the Federal Communications Commission to take action to protect and educate consumers on the issue of cellphone fraud * * * U.S. Senator Jon Tester and his colleagues have sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the agency to protect and educate consumers on the issue of cellphone fraud and assist victims in understanding their recourse  more

Sen. Tester Secures $3.9 Million for Blackfeet Tribe's Head Start Programs
BIG SANDY, Montana, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, issued the following news release: * * * - $3,954,152 to help fund early childhood development programs in Indian Country * * * As part of his efforts to bolster early childhood education in Indian Country, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced that the Blackfeet Tribe will receive $3.9 million to fund their Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. "We must give the next generation of leaders the tools they need to thrive," said Tester  more

Tester to Trump: Japanese Trade Relationship 'Should Be Celebrated, Not Mocked'
BIG SANDY, Montana, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, issued the following news release: * * * - Senator invites President to Big Sandy to meet with Montana wheat producers * * * U.S. Senator and wheat farmer Jon Tester sent a letter to President Donald Trump inviting him to Montana to meet with grain producers who have expressed concern over the President's recent comments minimizing the U.S. trade relationship with Japan, Montana's number one wheat market. "I am inviting you to Monta  more

To Even the Playing Field, Tester Joins Efforts to Ensure Equal Pay for Female Athletes
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 -- Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, issued the following news release: Following reports that the World Cup Champion U.S. Women's National Soccer Team are compensated far less than their male counterparts, U.S. Senator Jon Tester has signed on to two bills that would level the playing field for women in sports. "Equal pay for women shouldn't be a goal, it should be a reality," Tester said. "The U.S. Women's Soccer Team is the best in the world, and yet they're paid far less than  more