Daines and Tester Co-sponsor CSKT Water Rights Settlement

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press

On December 11, Montana U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) and the state and federal governments.

Tester, a Democrat, first introduced federal legislation in 2016 to ratify the CSKT-Montana compact

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