Tester pushes FTC to stand with rural America on right to repair
Last updated 8/20/2020 at 11:19am
Note: This was provided by the Office of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester
As part of his continued efforts to help Montana farmers and ranchers stay in business, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing the Federal Trade Commission to examine the importance of “right to repair” — the ability of a buyer to repair their own equipment — for Montanans working in production agriculture.
“Protecting the right of Montana farmers and ranchers to repair their own equipment is critical to keeping the operation running smoothly, and keeping input costs low,” wrote Tester in a letter to FTC Commissioner Ch...