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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Jon Tester
Office: U.S. Senate (MT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharla; 2 Children: Christine, Shon
Birth Date: 08/21/1956
Birth Place: Havre, MT
Home City: Big Sandy, MT
Date Title
Sept. 1, 2014 Tester Statement on Labor Day
July 16, 2014 Tester Statement after Senate Minority Blocks His Bill Restoring Women's Access to Health Care
July 10, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 9, 2014 Tester, Walsh Sponsor Legislation to Overturn Hobby Lobby Decision and Protect Access to Women's Health Care
June 30, 2014 Tester Statement on Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 26, 2014 Tester, Walsh Hail Announcement of Job Training Grants
June 26, 2014 Tester Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Hiring Process
June 25, 2014 Homeland Security Committee Passes Tester's Border Patrol Bill
June 25, 2014 Tester Votes to Strengthen Workforce Training Initiatives
June 25, 2014 Warren-Portman "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings Passes Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee
June 25, 2014 Federal Times - Border Patrol Overtime Pay Reform Advances in Senate
June 9, 2014 Tester's Border Patrol Gets Stamp of Approval
May 12, 2014 Tester Urges Federal Agencies to Comply with Security Clearance Request
May 6, 2014 Tester: Sequestration, Shutdown Set Back Federal Government
May 1, 2014 Tester Joins Senate Outdoor Recreation Caucus
May 1, 2014 Tester, Walsh Meet with Montana Students in Nation's Capital
April 30, 2014 Tester Statement on Senate's Failure to Increase Minimum Wage
Feb. 27, 2014 Montana's VA Nurses Deserve Pay Increase
Feb. 10, 2014 Bear Paw Development Corporation
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Combines Rural Sensitivities with Support for Federal Employees
Jan. 29, 2014 Tester Responds to State of the Union
Dec. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Issues Statement on Increase in Federal Contractor Salaries
Dec. 3, 2013 Billings Gazette - Tester Touts Employee-Owned Businesses at Car Shredding Stop
Nov. 7, 2013 Tester Statement on Passage of Non-Discrimination Bill
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Acting Secretary Rand Beers, Department of Homeland Security - Overtime Abuse
Sept. 25, 2013 Tester Improving Stewardship Contracting for National Forests
June 26, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
Oct. 15, 2012 Tester Puts Montana First with Forest Jobs Bill
Oct. 4, 2012 Tester, Baucus Fight to Secure Settlements for Libby Asbestos Victims
Sept. 10, 2012 Tester Calls on VA, Labor Dept. to Improve Work with Volunteer Groups
Aug. 30, 2012 Tester Bill to Protect the Jobs of National Guardsmen and Reservists Becomes Law
July 11, 2012 Tester Successful in Blocking Child Farm Labor Rule Changes
June 21, 2012 Tester Applauds New Assistance for Veterans Seeking Transportation Jobs
June 14, 2012 Tester Announces his 12th Small Business Opportunity Workshop in Bozeman July 13
April 26, 2012 Tester Gets Labor Department to Drop Child Farm Labor Rule
Dec. 16, 2011 Tester Secures Montana Priorities in Bipartisan Bill
Dec. 13, 2011 Tester Goes to Bat for Montana Jobs
Dec. 1, 2011 Tester: Both Payroll Tax Proposals Won't Create Jobs
Sept. 12, 2011 Sens. Toomey, Tester Introduce Bill To Help Businesses Raise Capital, Cut Red Tape And Create Jobs
July 20, 2011 Montanans Testify During Tester's Hearing on Job Creation and Business Innovation
July 13, 2011 Tester Bill Amends Family Medical Leave Act to Allow Time Off to Mourn Death of a Child
Feb. 8, 2011 Senators Coburn, Udall, Tester, & Representative Lankford Introduce Bill to End Unemployment Payments to Jobless Millionaires
Dec. 6, 2010 Letter to Stephen J. Wright, Administrator, Bonneville Power Administration
Nov. 30, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 22, 2010 Tester Statement On Boeing Acquisition Of Helena's Summit Aeronautics
July 1, 2010 Clark Fork Chronicle: Tester: Forest Jobs Bill Can Help Reduce Fire Danger, Create Jobs
June 22, 2010 Letter to Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior - Payment in Lieu of Taxes
April 26, 2010 Tester: Browning Business Expects to Create 40-50 Jobs With New Port Contract
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker
Jan. 14, 2010 The Missoulian: With an Eye Toward Federal Contracts, Tester Sets Employer Workshop
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