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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
April 8, 2014 Tester Doubles Down to Improve Rural Phone Service
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - National License Plate Database a "Misguided Idea'
Jan. 13, 2014 Tester on Dish Agreement: 'Return of Local News is Good News'
Jan. 6, 2014 Tester Helping Montanans Improve Their Credit
Dec. 20, 2013 Tester Racks Up Another Victory, Gets FCC to Back Off Media Rule
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Protect Television Reception Across Rural America
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
Nov. 1, 2013 Tester Secures Victory for Rural Phone Service
Sept. 26, 2013 Tester Stands Up for Television Viewers, Wireless Users Along Montana's Northern Border
Aug. 9, 2013 Tester Rings Up FCC to Demand Better Rural Call Completion
July 30, 2013 Tester Scores Another Victory for Rural Internet Access
July 18, 2013 Nomination of Regina McCarthy to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
March 12, 2013 Tester Introducing Bill to Require More Transparency From Administration
Feb. 21, 2013 Montana Delegation Fights to Expand High-Speed Internet Access
Jan. 14, 2013 Montana Legislature Address
Jan. 8, 2013 Tester Stands Up for Local Montana News Outlets
Nov. 14, 2012 Tester Reaffirms Montanans' Right to Privacy
June 8, 2012 Tester Takes Concerns Over Rural Broadband Internet Access Straight to President
May 29, 2012 Tester, Baucus: Make Brucellosis Vaccine Research Easier
May 10, 2012 Under Pressure from Tester, VA Waives Payments for Telehealth Visits
April 26, 2012 Havre Daily News - Postal Service Reform Bill Passes Senate
April 23, 2012 NPR - Just Say No to E-Filing: Senate Remains in Dark Ages
April 4, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Aug. 16, 2011 Daniels County Leader - Nemont Explains USF/ICC Issues to Sen. Tester
May 23, 2011 Tester Pledges "No' Vote on Extending Controversial Patriot Act
May 23, 2011 Patriot Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 - Motion to Proceed
May 19, 2011 Resolution to Deter Terrorist Travel by Sharing Airline Passengers' Names Clears Senate
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
Feb. 16, 2011 Facebook, Google, Microsoft to participate in Tester's Missoula jobs workshop
July 16, 2010 Tester: Streamline Process To Help Small Video Crews Access Public Lands
June 10, 2010 Tester's Treasure State Export Seminar Now Online
May 25, 2010 Google to Attend Tester's Upcoming Treasure State Export Seminar
May 6, 2010 The Lee State Bureau: Tester: Leave No Public Document Off the Web
Feb. 3, 2010 Tester's Virtual Meeting System Already Saving Taxpayers Money
Aug. 5, 2009 Letter To Mr. Fritz Henderson, CEO, General Motors Corp.
March 18, 2009 Senators Urge Administration To Invest In Rural Broadband
Nov. 19, 2008 Tester: Automakers Must Be Held Accountable
Feb. 4, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2007
Dec. 18, 2007 FCC Defies Congress, Tester Promises Action
Dec. 17, 2007 Letter to Kevin Martin, FCC Chairman, Re: Consequences of Moving Ahead Without Public Input
June 28, 2007 Letter to The President, George W. Bush
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Cleaning Up Washington
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