U.S. Sens. Tester, Moran reach deal on care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

Bill would expand VA health care eligibility to post-9/11 veterans, affecting about 3.5 million former servicemembers

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U.S. Sen. Jon Tester

In this file photo, Montana Sen. Jon Tester speaks to reporters near the Senate subway in the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.