By Tim Leeds 

Tester praises passage of veterans toxic exposure bill


Last updated 8/3/2022 at 7:43pm

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Wednesday praised senators passing a bill providing health care to military veterans exposed to toxic substances, a bipartisan passage coming after Republicans stopped the bill Wednesday of last week.

“This is an important call, because we’ve got great news for our veterans and their families, for this nation,” Tester said. “Yesterday, the Senate made history by finally passing the Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise To Address Comprehensive Toxins Act, otherwise known as the PACT Act.”

Tester said the purpose of the bill is to deliv...

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