MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester nominated 30 high school students to apply to the nation’s prestigious military academies.
Montana counties have lost $20 million in the bipartisan spending bill to avoid another government shutdown.
Last week, all three members of Montana’s congressional delegation stood side-by-side and announced the sort of bipartisan cooperation that Montanans want to see from Congress.
When Rep. Steve Daines and Sens. John Walsh and Jon Tester were busy celebrating the public lands package they snuck into a bill that was supposed to be about national defense, I wonder if they stopped to think about the landowners and taxpayers they threw under the bus.
Years of legislative wrangling squeezed down to hours of last-minute negotiating to get a bundle of Montana land bills into the National Defense Authorization Act last week.
On Dec. 7, 1944, news of war in Europe and in the Pacific filled The Billings Gazette. Portraits of young men in military uniforms ran almost daily under a caption that said “killed in action” and listed their parents’ address in Billings. Mothers shared snippets of news from letters they ha…
Death and taxes are the certain things in life, or so goes the adage. Tax breaks, hung up in an unproductive Congress, haven’t been a sure bet for Montanans depending on them.
HELENA — A sampling of reaction to the public lands package unveiled Wednesday by Montana’s congressional delegation:
HELENA — Montana’s congressional delegation Wednesday unveiled a sweeping public lands package that they hope will clear the current Congress in its waning days.
More veterans in need of mental health care because they were sexually assaulted or sexually harassed during their military service are now eligible for treatment, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday.
A program popular among Montana veterans that allows them to get medical care closer to home has been reauthorized by Congress through August 2016.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., seemed remarkably optimistic on a Thanksgiving week visit to Billings, despite Nov. 4 losses that cost the Democratic Party its U.S. Senate majority.
Billings has two veteran clinics that span a total of more than 95,000 square feet and are worth more than $14 million, but some men and women are still having a hard time getting an appointment.
The battle to inform American consumers about where their meat comes from is headed for another round after a U.S. notice to appeal was filed Friday.
The selection process for naming someone to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is taking “far, far too long,” U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said in a recent interview with The Billings Gazette. “It is unacceptable.”
MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester on Wednesday called on ESPN to expand its coverage of Football Championship Series playoff games, in particular those that include the University of Montana and Montana State University.
Among nearly 1,200 Billings Chamber of Commerce members, 88 percent are small businesses.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said there will be opportunity to get things done with the Republican-controlled Senate next year.
A day after 39 Democratic U.S. senators and two independent senators voted against constructing the Keystone XL pipeline, it’s worth noting why the proposal for transporting Canadian crude has bipartisan support in Montana.