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By Tim Leeds 

Tester 'Disappointed' Trump Administration opposes St. Mary's Reinvestment Act

Daines pushes for passage of bill in committee hearing


U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., expressed his disappointment in a press release Wedensday after the Trump Administration announced its opposition to his bipartisan St. Mary’s Reinvestment Act, which would boost critical investments in the Milk River Infrastructure Project that thousands of Montana farmers rely on for access to reliable irrigation water.

The St. Mary’s Reinvestment Act, introduced by Tester along with Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., would require the federal government to cover 75 percent of the costs for upgrades to the century-old wa...

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