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By Tim Leeds 

St. Mary Diversion funding passes out of committee


Last updated 7/14/2021 at 4:04pm

Montana’s U.S. senators announced today that funding to rehabilitate the source of most of the water in the Milk River passed out of committee.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in a release that up to $100 million in dedicated funding to rehabilitate the Milk River Project is part of a bipartisan infrastructure framework he recently negotiated with the White House and nine of his Republican and Democratic colleagues. The water infrastructure portion of the framework was voted out of committee today with a bipartisan majority.

The release said the framework was directly negotiated by Tester...

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