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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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 14, 2014 Tester Celebrates Expansion of Billings VA Clinic
April 11, 2014 Tester Celebrates Expansion of Billings VA Clinic
March 11, 2014 Tester Tackles VA Claims Backlog with New Bill
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
Feb. 27, 2014 Montana's VA Nurses Deserve Pay Increase
Feb. 21, 2014 Tester Applauds VA ID Card Improvements
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester Leads Senate in Repealing Veterans COLA Cut
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Speed Up Expansion of Missoula's VA Clinic
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs -Address Concerns Regarding ID Card Security Risks
Nov. 21, 2013 Tester, Kennedy Overturn VA Headstone Policy
Nov. 18, 2013 Chambliss, Tester Introduce Reserve Retirement Credit Correction Bill
Nov. 14, 2013 Tester, Baucus Announce Investment to Help Homeless Veterans in Billings Region
Nov. 11, 2013 Tester Thanks Montana Heroes on Veterans Day
Nov. 1, 2013 Tester Pushes Benefits for Grieving Families of Fallen Heroes
Sept. 18, 2013 Tester Sets Deadline for Improved Military Health Records
July 26, 2013 Tester, Baucus Honor Korean War Veterans
July 25, 2013 Tester Stands With Women Veterans to Crack Down on Military Sexual Assault
July 24, 2013 Senate Panel Approves Tester Provisions to Improve Veterans' Quality of Life
July 11, 2013 VA Implements Tester Transportation Plan to Improve Access to Care for Rural Veterans
July 7, 2013 Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Tester, Advocates Hope to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Military Sexual Assualt
June 18, 2013 Missoulian - Senators to Feds: Show Veteran Employment Programs are Working
June 15, 2013 Missoulian - Tester Introduces Legislation to Improve Care for Vets
June 13, 2013 Tester Introduces Comprehensive Veterans' Health Care Legislation
June 4, 2013 Tester Statement on House Passage of Ruth Moore Act
June 3, 2013 Great Falls Tribune - Grant Will Help Homeless Veterans
June 3, 2013 greatfallstribune.com - Grant Will Help Homeless Veterans
May 30, 2013 Tester, Baucus Announce Housing Assistance for Montana Veterans
May 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Ruth Moore Act
May 13, 2013 Baucus, Tester Secure Provision to Boost Veteran Employment in Farm Bill
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 26, 2013 Letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - Call for Improved Emergency Care for Veterans
April 24, 2013 Tester: 'On the Ground' Partnerships Will Help Veterans
April 18, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 12, 2013 Tester Takes Lead to Expand Education Opportunities Across Montana
April 9, 2013 Veterans Join Senators to Call for Passage of Mental Health Legislation as Part of Gun Safety Package
April 2, 2013 Tester Improving Access to Care for Severely Disabled Veterans
March 27, 2013 Tester Calls for Increased Pentagon, VA Cooperation to Reduce Claims Backlog
March 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Tester Introduce Legislation to Help Wrongly Discharged Veterans Get the Benefits They Deserve
March 20, 2013 Tester: Time to 'Stop Running From' Veterans' Mental Health Issues
March 6, 2013 Heller, Tester, Manchin, Boozman Introduce Bill to Protect Value of Purple Heart, Bronze Star
Feb. 15, 2013 Tester, Heller Fight to Expand Travel Options for Disabled Veterans
Feb. 14, 2013 Murray, Tester Introduce Bill to Expand Health Care for CHAMPVA Children
Feb. 7, 2013 Senators fight to ensure reservists get retirement credit earned through service
Jan. 24, 2013 Tester Baucus Tackle Veterans Unemployment as First Bill of New Congress
Jan. 14, 2013 Montana Legislature Address
Jan. 11, 2013 Tester's Veterans Transportation Bill Becomes Law
Dec. 18, 2012 Missoulian - Missoula, Bitterroot Colleges OK'd for Vet Retraining Program
Dec. 14, 2012 Missoulian - U.S. Senate Passes Tester Bill to Expand Care for Women Veterans
Nov. 27, 2012 Tester's Veterans Cost-of-Living Increase Becomes Law
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