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Stories with person: Jon Tester
  • Senators' measure calls for pipeline river crossings study 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 6:16 am

    BILLINGS, Montana - A U.S. Senate committee has approved a measure that requires federal transportation officials to report on the safety of pipelines that cross beneath rivers following two major oil spills into the Yellowstone River.

  • GOP measure would permit longer tandem trucks 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 3:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - Over the objections of safety advocates, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a trucking industry bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.

  • Supreme Court ruling means 41,000 Montanans keep subsidies 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 1:09 pm

    HELENA, Montana - The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold tax credits for customers using the U.S. government's health insurance exchange means more than 41,000 Montana residents will continue to receive the subsidies that lower the cost of their premiums.

  • State to create new Office of American Indian Health 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 7:40 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock signed an executive order Tuesday to establish a state Office of American Indian Health, saying the current health care system in Indian Country limits access to preventative care and quality health care services and providers.