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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
May 29, 2014 Tester Gathers Signatures for Medicaid Expansion
April 30, 2014 Tester Statement on Senate's Failure to Increase Minimum Wage
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
March 4, 2014 Tester Meets with Representatives from Montana Food Bank Network
Feb. 25, 2014 Hoeven Joins Roberts, Tester, Bipartisan Group to Introduce Bill to Protect Rural Hospitals and Patients
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Tester: Unemployment Insurance is for Folks Looking for a Job
Jan. 18, 2014 Billings Gazette - Tester Tours Food Bank to See Effects of Nutrition Assistance Cuts
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 21, 2013 Sidney Herald - Tester Slams House's Cut to Nutrition Assistance
Aug. 15, 2013 Tester Pushes New Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
June 18, 2013 Missoulian - Senators to Feds: Show Veteran Employment Programs are Working
June 12, 2013 Senators Thune, Tester, and Moran Introduce Bill to Preserve Rural Health Care Access
May 30, 2013 Tester, Baucus Announce Housing Assistance for Montana Veterans
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Jan. 24, 2013 Tester Baucus Tackle Veterans Unemployment as First Bill of New Congress
Dec. 12, 2012 Tester, Baucus Fight For Montanans Struggling to Stay Warm this Winter
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
March 29, 2012 Missoulian - Veterans Deserve to Find Civilian Jobs
Nov. 22, 2011 Tester to Senate Leaders: Don't Leave Montanans Out in the Cold
Nov. 7, 2011 Tester Pushes Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
Feb. 9, 2011 Tester Rails Against "Off-Track' Budget Proposal
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
June 17, 2010 Senate Considering Tester's Plan to Save Taxpayers $6 Billion by Ending Temporary Benefit
June 16, 2010 Lee State Bureau: Tester Proposes End to Extra $25 in Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 7, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LIHEAP
April 10, 2009 Helena Independent Record: Workers Air Concerns To Tester
March 26, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Enhancing Investor Protection And The Regulation Of Securities Markets - Part II
Oct. 16, 2008 Senators Announce Double Funding to Help Heat Montana Homes this Winter
March 10, 2008 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, the Honorable Dianne Feinstein and the Honorable Wayne Allard
March 10, 2008 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs
Nov. 20, 2007 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Release $20 Million in Contingency Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Oct. 18, 2007 Tester Response to House CHIP Vote
Oct. 3, 2007 Tester Response to President Bush's Veto of CHIP
Jan. 30, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Jan. 29, 2007 Update From Washington: Why I Support Raising the Federal Minimum Wage
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Creating Jobs
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