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By Tim Leeds 

Tester introduces bill to Fund Milk River Project


October 16, 2018

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he has introduced legislation to provide critical funding for the Milk River Project in north-central Montana.

  The Milk River Project, one of the first projects assigned to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation when it was created, provides water to irrigators — and recreationists and communities — along the Milk River from where it flows from Canada back into Montana north of Rudyard to its confluence with the Milk River.

A press release from Tester said that after he spoke to the St. Mary’s Working Group last week, he drafted a bill to ensure the federal...

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