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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

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 9, 2014 Committee Reviews Challenges and Opportunities for Native Children in Public Schools
April 7, 2014 Flathead Beacon - Tester Tackles Education, Health Care as New Indian Affairs Chairman
April 3, 2014 Letter to Jennifer M. Keough, Executive VP & CEO of Garden City Group - Quicker Cobell Payments for Indian Country
April 2, 2014 Committee Takes Action on Five Bills to Better Support Indian Country
April 2, 2014 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Approves Tester and Walsh's Little Shell Recognition Bill
April 1, 2014 Senators Introduce Bill Supporting Restoration of Tribal Homelands
March 31, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 27, 2014 Hoeven, Tester Introduce The Native American Children's Safety Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of Finance Committee - Tester, Walsh, and Udall Back Coal Tax Credit for Indian Country
March 26, 2014 President's Budget Proposal for Tribal Programs on the Rise, but Is It Enough?
March 26, 2014 Billings Gazette: Montana Senators Lobby for Coal Production Tax Credit Revival
March 19, 2014 Crow Tribe Receives $300,000 Grant for Bus Service
March 13, 2014 Condition of Tribal Transportation Programs Reviewed in Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing
March 13, 2014 Senate Approves Tester Measure to Improve Tribal Child Care Facilities
March 12, 2014 Child Care Development Block Grant Act
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Pay Alaska Tribes for Past Contract Shortfalls
March 5, 2014 Letter to Criag Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Faster Action on Tribal Disaster Recovery Provision
Feb. 20, 2014 Billings Gazette: Tester, Walsh Visit Crow Agency During Tour of Tribes
Feb. 19, 2014 Great Fall Tribune: Senators Discuss Tribe and Post Office
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Delivers the State of Indian Nations Congressional Response
Feb. 3, 2014 At Hearing, Tester Pushes Native American Self-Determination
Jan. 22, 2014 Tester: 'We must Demonstrate our Commitment to Tribes'
Jan. 17, 2014 Tester, Johnson, Begich, and Schatz Introduce Native Languages Bill
Jan. 17, 2014 Tester Statement on Little Shell Recognition Progress
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Sept. 27, 2013 Tester, Baucus Meet with Indian Country School Administrators
July 31, 2013 Tester Backs Bipartisan Bill To Improve Native American Housing Opportunities
June 18, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Continued--
Dec. 20, 2012 Rules Changes
Oct. 10, 2012 Tester, Baucus Announce New Disaster Declarations for Montana Counties, Northern Cheyenne Reservation
Sept. 27, 2012 The Missoulian - UM's National Native Children's Trauma Center Receives $2.4M Grant
Aug. 30, 2012 Tester Hails Milestone to Bring Clean Water, Jobs to Crow Reservation
Aug. 2, 2012 Baucus, Tester: FEMA Declares Two Montana Counties, Indian Reservation as Federal Disaster Areas
Aug. 1, 2012 Begich Urges Obama Administration to Pay Contract Support to Tribes
May 22, 2012 Tester: Cobell Decision a "Responsible Step Forward'
May 21, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
April 25, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 -- Motion to Proceed
April 5, 2012 Baucus, Tester Announce Major Fort Peck Tech Jobs Grant to Support Bakken Oil Drilling Services
March 16, 2012 Tester: S&K Aerospace Contract "Well-Earned'
Nov. 10, 2011 Tester Pushes Jobs in Indian Country
July 27, 2011 Baucus, Tester Announce New Suicide Prevention Project for Fort Peck
March 25, 2011 Havre Daily News - Tester, Tribal Prosecutors Assoc. Meet, Discuss Future
Feb. 23, 2011 Tester Statement on Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Bill
Jan. 30, 2011 KTVQ - Montana's U.S. Senators Hope to Boost Jobs and Reduce Use of Foreign Fuels
Jan. 15, 2011 Tester Joins Elouise Cobell to Celebrate Historic Settlement
Nov. 19, 2010 Senate Passes Historic Cobell Settlement, Crow Water Compact
Sept. 22, 2010 Baucus And Tester Applaud Public Safety Initiatives For Montana Tribes
Aug. 13, 2010 Baucus, Tester statements on FEMA decision on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation
July 29, 2010 Billings Gazette: Signing Of Tribal Law Act Welcomed
July 20, 2010 Tester Pushes To Cut Tribe's Cost of Recovery in Wake of Rocky Boy's Flood Disaster
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