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Rehberg evaluating Tester's wilderness bill


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MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer TOWNSEND

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg said Tuesday he is still evaluating a plan from Sen. Jon Tester that aims to both expand wilderness and increase logging in Montana. The bill was the big topic among attendees at a town hall meeting that Rehberg held in Townsend, while the health care overhaul gripping Washington, D.C., barely came up. Rehberg told the crowd that he agrees more logging is truly needed. But the Republican wants to make sure the proposed legislation from Tester, a Democrat, will be able to assure an increase in logging. The crowd was mixed o...

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