Breaking news: Senator wants border crossing closed


reaking news: enator wants border crossing closed

MATT GOURAS,A ssociated Press Writer

HELENA — An influential senator is recommending border officials scrap an $8.5 million stimulus-funded upgrade to a Montana-Saskatchewan border post and shut down the underused crossing.

Sen. Jon Tester says the U.S. Customs and Border Protection should abandon the renovation because Canada plans to close their side in April and is not interested in sharing the new station.

The Montana Democrat told The Associated Press Wednesday that it makes no sense to have a one-way port.

Tester's word is expec...

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