Tester plans to reintroduce forest bill


Tester plans to reintroduce forest bill

The Associated Press

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.

Spokesman Aaron Murphy tells the Missoulian that the bill will be introduced at the start of the 112th session of Congress.

He says the bill will be in the same form as it appeared in the final days of the 111th Congress when it was added to a huge catchall spending measure.

That spending...

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