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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
March 18, 2014 Tester on Security Clearance Review: 'I Will Remain Vigilant'
March 12, 2014 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding
March 7, 2014 Tester, Walsh Highlight Resources for Montanan Dealing with Flooding
March 5, 2014 Letter to Criag Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Faster Action on Tribal Disaster Recovery Provision
Feb. 27, 2014 Tester, McCaskill, Begich Introduce Bill to Keep Security Clearance Contractors From Approving Their Own Work
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester's Security Clearance Reform Bill is Law
Jan. 23, 2014 Civil Liberties Board Sides with Tester on NSA Surveillance
Jan. 22, 2014 Tester Meets with Air Force Secretary, Addresses Issues at Malmstrom
Jan. 17, 2014 Tester Responds to President's Surveillace Speech
Jan. 14, 2014 Congress Approves Tester's SCORE Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Tester, Portman Investigate National Security Workforce
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Americans Deserve Privacy, Transparency as Drone Industry Grows
Oct. 31, 2013 Tester Hails Freedom Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Tester on DOJ Lawsuit Against USIS: Cutting Corners Puts National Security at Risk
Oct. 18, 2013 Senate Approves Security Clearance Reform Bill
Sept. 27, 2013 Roll Call - Time to Clean Up Security Process That 'Cleared' Alexis, Snowden | Commentary
Sept. 11, 2013 Tester Statement on the Anniversary of the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Aug. 21, 2013 Letter to Administrator William Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Lolo Creek Complex Fire
Aug. 21, 2013 Tester, Baucus Applauds Disaster Assistance for Gallatin County
Aug. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Hailstorm Farm Assistance
Aug. 1, 2013 Tester Renews Push for Answers on Government Surveillance Programs
July 31, 2013 Tester's 'Snowden Bill' Approved by Senate Committee
July 16, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Katherine Archuleta to be Director, Office of Personnel Management
July 10, 2013 Letter to Comptroler General Dodaro - Clearance Determination
July 10, 2013 In Wake of Snowden, Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Security Clearance Process
June 27, 2013 Washington Post - Company Allegedly Misled Government About Security Clearance Checks
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 7, 2013 Tester Introduces Bill to Strengthen America's Borders
May 24, 2013 Senators Hoeven, Klobuchar Lead Group of Senators in Opposition to Proposed DHS Border Fee Study
April 5, 2013 Tester, Baucus Stress Montana's Role in Nuclear Deterrence as North Korea Threatens
March 28, 2013 Tester, Baucus Seek Transparency, Accountability on Drones
March 28, 2013 Letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder - Transparency and Accountability on Drones
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel - Position on the Future of the our ICBM Force as a Nuclear Deterrent
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies
Jan. 8, 2013 Tester Hails Expanded Fishing Access Near Fresno Dam
Dec. 28, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Dec. 27, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued
Dec. 27, 2012 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
Dec. 21, 2012 Tester, Baucus: Military Alternative Energy Boost Nears Passage
Dec. 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 14, 2012 Tester Reaffirms Montanans' Right to Privacy
Sept. 11, 2012 Tester Statement on the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Aug. 29, 2012 Tester, Baucus Announce Six New Disaster Declarations for Montana Counties, Extended Emergency Haying, Grazing
Aug. 22, 2012 Tester Announces Extended Low Flood Insurance Rates
Aug. 14, 2012 Tester Backs Bill to Protect Montanans from Government Overreach
Aug. 2, 2012 Baucus, Tester: FEMA Declares Two Montana Counties, Indian Reservation as Federal Disaster Areas
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
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