Tester: St. Mary Diversion funding 'massive'
Last updated 11/23/2021 at 1:07pm
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in an interview with Havre Daily News that getting $100 million in funding that likely will go to the St. Mary Diversion is a really big deal.
"It will be massive," he said. "... It's a big deal. The most important part, really, is the predictability it provides for agriculture and municipalities."
Tester, one of the senators who crafted the bipartisan infrastructure bill that has passed Congress and been signed into law by President Joe Biden, also said it has been a long time coming.
"We've been talking about this stuff for 15, 20, 25 years, " he said. "...