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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
July 31, 2014 Tester Statement on Little Shell Call to Change Montana Place Names
July 31, 2014 Tester's Native Language Bill Passes Committee
July 30, 2014 Tester Takes Hard Look At Disaster Relief In Indian Country
July 23, 2014 Tester Examines Indian Gaming 25 Years After the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
July 23, 2014 Tester Meets with Chairman Stafne from Fort Peck Tribes
July 21, 2014 Tester Helps Secure Grant for Fort Belknap Food Cooperative
July 17, 2014 Tester Hears Concerns About Voting in Indian Country
July 16, 2014 Tester Seeks Progress Report on Cobell Settlement Implementation
July 16, 2014 Tester Meets with Leader from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
July 9, 2014 Indian Affairs Committee Hears Testimony on Tester, Walsh's Northern Cheyenne Land Swap Bill
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee - Legislative Hearing to Receive Testimony on the Following Bills
July 9, 2014 Tester, Walsh Hail New Land Buy-Back Agreements in Indian Country
July 3, 2014 Indian Country - Interview:How Tester's Sen. Committee on Indian Affairs Will Shake Things Up
June 26, 2014 Tester Statement on Senate Approval of Nominee to the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians
June 25, 2014 Access to Capital, Remote Locations Stymie Economic Growth in Indian Country
June 25, 2014 Tester on LIttle Bighorn Anniversary: 'We Had to Learn to Live Together in Peace'
June 18, 2014 Tester Working To Preserve Native American Cultural Identity
June 18, 2014 Tester Applauds Decision by US Patent Office to Cancel DC Team Name's Trademark
June 17, 2014 Chairman Tester Issues Statement on 30th Anniversary of Indian Affairs Committee
June 12, 2014 Chairman Tester Issues Statement on Passage of "Carcieri fix"
June 11, 2014 Tester Examines Higher Education Needs in Indian Country
June 6, 2014 Tester Spearheads New Initiative to Fight Homelessness Among Native American Veterans
June 5, 2014 Tester Praises Court Ruling on Cobell Settlement Distribution of Payment
June 3, 2014 Tester Applauds Confirmation of Keith Harper: First Native American To Serve As Ambassador
May 27, 2014 Tester Hearing Sheds Light on Dire Healthcare Conditions for Tribal Citizens
May 27, 2014 Tester Hearing Sheds Light on Dire Healthcare Conditions for Tribal Citizens
May 23, 2014 Tester, Walsh Champion Measure to Allow Tribes to Develop Energy Resources
May 22, 2014 The Missoulian - Tester, Walsh Back Indian Voting Rights Bill
May 22, 2014 Tester Statement on Rule Affecting Little Shell Recognition
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins
May 21, 2014 Ensuring the Bureau of Indian Education has the Tools to Better Serve Native Youth
May 19, 2014 Tester Proposes Fix to Improve Indian Education
May 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Regarding Native American School Construction
May 14, 2014 Indian Forestry at a Tipping Point
May 12, 2014 Indian Country Nominations
May 9, 2014 Tester Backs Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Native American Languages
May 8, 2014 Begich Congratulates Alaskan on Appointment as FEMA National Tribal Affairs Advisor
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 7, 2014 Tribes Call for Fairness in Homeland Restoration Process
May 2, 2014 Hoeven Presses Indian Affairs Secretary on Child Safety
April 30, 2014 Empowering Tribes to Address Energy Needs and Development Opportunities
April 22, 2014 Tester, Walsh Seek Equal Voting Access for Native Americans
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
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