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Ad Watch: Daines debuts spot on timber bill

Ad Watch: Daines debuts spot on timber bill

HELENA — As campaign season moves into full gear this year, the TV airwaves already are getting clogged with political advertisements. Once again, the Gazette State Bureau will be fact-checking and interpreting some of these ads in its “Ad Watch” series.

May 01, 2014 4:30 am Video

Tester plans to reintroduce forest bill

MISSOULA — A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says the Democrat plans to reintroduce his forest bill that would create new wilderness areas in parts of the Montana, increase logging requirements and establish permanent recreation areas.

January 01, 2011 4:59 pmLoading…

Forest bill move gets mixed reaction

BUTTE — County commissioners with federal land slated to be designated wilderness in Sen. Jon Tester's controversial forest bill blasted his move to insert the measure into a massive spending bill this week.

December 15, 2010 10:30 pmLoading…

Tester’s forest bill has some excellent ideas

There are a number of undervalued and overlooked provisions of Sen. Jon Tester’s forest bill. One of the provisions that merits much more attention is the requirement that the U.S. Forest Service design timber and restoration projects through collaborative processes.

July 04, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Tester calls forest bill changes 'dead on arrival'

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has dismissed a proposed rewrite of his forest bill as "dead on arrival," and promised to publicly post his counteroffer that is expected next week.

June 09, 2010 5:47 pmLoading…
Rehberg hears arguments on forest legislation

Rehberg hears arguments on forest legislation

DEER LODGE – Rep. Denny Rehberg said he’s not trying to “fix” Sen. Jon Tester’s Forest Jobs and Recreation bill, but he’s certainly looking at what’s under the hood.

January 08, 2010 11:15 pmLoading…

Rehberg, Baucus should back Tester’s forest bill

In Montana, we have a strong commitment to preserving the natural beauty of our state and integrating our connection to the land in our livelihoods. We all believe in the campsite rule — keeping a place they way we found it. Sen. Jon Tester’s Forest Jobs and Recreation Act will help us keep …

December 27, 2009 12:00 am Related

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