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Jon Tester's Public Statements

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
June 26, 2014 Tester, Walsh Hail Announcement of Job Training Grants
June 25, 2014 Tester Votes to Strengthen Workforce Training Initiatives
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 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 29, 2014 Tester Gathers Signatures for Medicaid Expansion
May 28, 2014 Tester Statement on VA Investigation
May 22, 2014 Tester: Senate Bill Boosts Resources for Veterans, Increases VA Accountability
May 20, 2014 Tester Statement on Review of Fort Harrison
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 27, 2014 Billings Gazette: Tester Blasts Management of Federal Retirees' Records
March 27, 2014 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of Office of Personnel Management - It's not 1977 Anymore
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
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. 21, 2014 Tester Applauds VA ID Card Improvements
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester Leads Senate in Repealing Veterans COLA Cut
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
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
Dec. 19, 2013 Tester Strengthens Medicare with Budget Vote
Dec. 5, 2013 Great Falls Tribune - Ag Leaders, Lawmakers Optimistic
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
Aug. 15, 2013 Tester Pushes New Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
July 24, 2013 Senate Panel Approves Tester Provisions to Improve Veterans' Quality of Life
June 12, 2013 Senators Thune, Tester, and Moran Introduce Bill to Preserve Rural Health Care Access
March 13, 2013 Tester: Ryan Plan Still 'Unacceptable'
Oct. 4, 2012 Tester, Baucus Fight to Secure Settlements for Libby Asbestos Victims
Sept. 12, 2012 Senate Panel Approves Tester's Veterans Cost-of-Living Increase
Aug. 3, 2012 Tester Pushing to Train More Doctors in Rural Areas
July 5, 2012 Tester Pushing Two Bipartisan Bills to Improve Medical Care
Feb. 17, 2012 Tester: Extension of Payroll Tax Cut, Medicare Protection "Bring Montana Families Certainty'
Dec. 1, 2011 Tester: Both Payroll Tax Proposals Won't Create Jobs
Nov. 7, 2011 Tester Pushes Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
Oct. 19, 2011 Tester Applauds Social Security "Cost of Living' Increase for Montana's Seniors
Sept. 13, 2011 Tester: Congress Should Play by the Same Retirement Rules as Everyone Else
May 25, 2011 Tester Votes to Protect Medicare, Rejects House Bill to End it
May 14, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Privatizing Medicare
May 5, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare
April 7, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews " - Transcript
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
June 16, 2010 Lee State Bureau: Tester Proposes End to Extra $25 in Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 21, 2010 KECI: Tester Talks Tough On Wall Street Bail Out
June 25, 2009 Montana, Idaho ‘Downwinder' Bill Reintroduced
May 22, 2008 Following Tester's Speech, Senate Overwhelmingly Passes New G.I. Bill
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
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