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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
Aug. 13, 2014 Great Falls Tribune - Veterans Offer Ideas, Suggestions for VA Fixes
Aug. 7, 2014 Tester on VA Bill Becoming Law: Just One Step
Aug. 6, 2014 Tester Bill Expands His VA Headstone Fix Nationwide
July 24, 2014 Bring Jobs Home Act - Motion to Proceed
July 22, 2014 Tester: VA Nominee McDonald 'Very Qualified for Tough Job'
July 16, 2014 Tester Demands Action on VA Reform Bill
July 10, 2014 Missoulian - Tester: Congress Has 'Real Issues to Deal With' on VA Fix
June 30, 2014 Tester Statement on Nomination of New VA Secretary
June 25, 2014 Tester Meets with Acting VA Secretary
June 24, 2014 Tester Pushes Montana Priorities at First Meeting of Veterans' Conference Committee
June 18, 2014 Tester Tapped for Veterans' Conference Committee
June 14, 2014 Tester Hears Concerns About VA from Montana Veterans
June 13, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Initiative to Improve Veterans' Health Care
June 11, 2014 Tester Statement on Senate's Passage of VA Reform Bill
June 11, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 9, 2014 Tested Statement on Release of VA Audit
June 6, 2014 Tester Spearheads New Initiative to Fight Homelessness Among Native American Veterans
June 5, 2014 Havre Daily News - Tester Defends VA, Calls to Hold Abusers Responsible
June 3, 2014 VA Improvement Bill Filled With Tester Provisions
June 1, 2014 Tester Announces Veterans Listening Tour and VA Accountability Legislation
May 30, 2014 Tester Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 28, 2014 Tester Statement on VA Investigation
May 26, 2014 Tester at Yellowstone Cemetery Dedication: 'We Must Not Forget'
May 22, 2014 Tester: Senate Bill Boosts Resources for Veterans, Increases VA Accountability
May 20, 2014 Tester Statement on Review of Fort Harrison
May 8, 2014 Murkowski Joins Walsh to Fight Veteran Suicide Epidemic
May 8, 2014 Tester Introduces Bill to Improve Care for Veterans with Hearing Loss
May 6, 2014 Tester, Walsh Bill Puts President's National Guard Changes Under Microscope
May 5, 2014 Tester, Walsh Announce Major Funding for Montana Americorps Groups
April 30, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
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
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