(U.S. SENATE) – Senator Jon Tester’s new subcommittee chairmanship is already paying dividends for Montana veterans.
Tester this week introduced legislation that will improve the quality of care for veterans around the Big Sky State. The bill, which includes provisions to strengthen the Department of Veterans Affairs’ mental health and telemedicine initiatives, is based on feedback Tester received at his first subcommittee hearing in May.
Tester, who took over as the chairman of the Governmental Affairs subcommittee on the federal workforce and federal programs earlier this year, said the bill will benefit rural veterans and veterans suffering from mental health conditions like PTSD. Read More »