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Tester provides update to Hi-Line on bills

Amtrak, veteran health care, law enforcement resources and infrastructure discussed


Last updated 5/29/2021 at 2:46pm

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. held a rural press call Thursday where he talked about the return of full Amtrak Service to the Hi-Line, a bill to provide benefits to veterans suffering from exposure to toxic substances, and a bill providing more resources to law enforcement for combatting drug trafficking.

Tester said he's happy to see full Amtrak service return to the Hi-Line

after long-distance service was cut last summer by Amtrak, which cited reduced ridership due to the pandemic.

This cut service included the Empire Builder that crosses the Hi-Line as it runs from Chicago to Seattle a...

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