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Tester introduces bipartisan legislation to keep college costs low for ag producer, small business families

Senator’s Family Farm and Small Business Exemption Act would take into account the unique business models of farms as students apply for financial aid


Last updated 4/26/2023 at 8:31am

This was released by the office of Sen. Jon Tester

Continuing his efforts to lower costs for Montanans and bolster education opportunities for rural communities, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester introduced bipartisan legislation to make sure farm families aren’t paying higher costs to send their kids to college. 

Tester’s Family Farm and Small Business Exemption Act would restore the exemptions for family farm land and small businesses from being declared as an asset on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, saving the children of farmers and small business owners from being denied...

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