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Daines, Tester Introduce Bill to Resolve Ft. Belknap Water Settlement

With Support of Governor Gianforte and Entire Montana Congressional Delegation, Bill Would Complete Final Indian Water Rights Settlement in Montana U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester, with the support of the Montana delegation and Governor Greg Gianforte, today introduced a historic bill to finalize the Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) Water Settlement in the United States Senate. “After years of effort and good faith negotiation, it’s time to pass our bipartisan bill to resolve Montana’s final Indian water rights settlement,” Daines said. “I am grateful to Montana Tribes and communities, our farmers and ranchers, local leaders and diverse water users in the region for their input