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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
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Community Bank Experience Needed on Federal Reserve Board
March 11, 2014 Tester Applauds Housing Finance Reform Breakthrough
Jan. 6, 2014 Tester Helping Montanans Improve Their Credit
July 24, 2013 Sens. Moran, Tester and Kirk Introduce Bill to Increase Community Bank Lending, Create Jobs
July 24, 2013 Kirk, Moran, Tester Introduce Bill to Increase Community Bank Lending, Create Jobs
July 23, 2013 Tester, Johanns Build Momentum for Housing Finance Reform
June 25, 2013 Banking Committee Senators Introduce Legislation to Modernize and Reform America's Broken Housing Finance System
March 19, 2013 Tester Opens Subcommittee with Bipartisan Call for Insurance Reform
Sept. 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Bernanke, Comptroller Curry and Acting Chairman Gruenberg - Impact of New Basel III Capital Standards on Community Banks
Aug. 29, 2012 Baucus, Tester Announce Six New Disaster Declarations for Montana Counties, Extended Emergency Haying, Grazing
June 13, 2012 Tester Slams Wall Street Bank for Enabling MF Global's "Shell Game'
April 25, 2012 Missoulian - Student Loans: Tester Supports Extension of Lower Interest Rates
April 24, 2012 Tester Gets to Heart of MF Global "Debacle'
March 11, 2012 News Channel 5 - Senator Tester Calls Bonuses in MF Global Bankruptcy "Outrageous"
March 9, 2012 Tester: Eliminating Fannie and Freddie Bonuses "Just The First Step'
Feb. 9, 2012 Tester: STOCK Act Brings More Accountability to Congress
Feb. 1, 2012 Tester Again Moves to Block "Unjustified' Fannie and Freddie Bonuses
Dec. 23, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Holder
Sept. 12, 2011 Sens. Toomey, Tester Introduce Bill To Help Businesses Raise Capital, Cut Red Tape And Create Jobs
July 20, 2011 Cantwell Calls on Federal Agencies to Release Records on Banks' Foreclosure Practices
June 29, 2011 KFBB-Tester Pushes Bill to Protect Troops from Big Banks
June 8, 2011 Tester: "Our Fight for Rural America Marches On'
June 7, 2011 Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011
May 18, 2011 Tester Highlights Montana Businesses Concerned by Price-Fixing of Debit Card Swipe Fees
May 18, 2011 Executive Session
May 12, 2011 Bernanke to Tester: Swipe fee price-fixing could cause rural banks to fail
April 6, 2011 Letter to Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman
March 31, 2011 Debit Card Interchange Fees
Feb. 17, 2011 Tester named Chairman of powerful Banking subcommittee
July 21, 2010 Tester to Fed Chief: Montana's Banks Need Consistency
July 15, 2010 Tester Hails Passage of Final Wall Street Reform Bill
July 14, 2010 Wall Street Reform
June 15, 2010 Letter to U.S. Senators Chris Dodd and Richard Shelby and Representatives Barney Frank and Spencer Bachus
May 20, 2010 Senate Passes Historic Wall Street Reform Tester Helped Shape For Rural America
May 13, 2010 Tester: Amendment Vote Was 'A Vote For All Who Depend on Their Community Banks'
May 13, 2010 Tester Introduces Another Wall Street Reform Amendment For Rural Banks
May 11, 2010 Bennet, Scott Brown, Tester Laud Inclusion of Bipartisan Plan to "Pay It Back' in Wall Street Reform
May 11, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010 - Continued
May 11, 2010 Tester Statement On Passage of Pay It Back Amendment
May 6, 2010 Tester Statement On Unanimous Passage of His Bipartisan Wall Street Reform Amendment
May 6, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010
May 5, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010 - Continued
May 4, 2010 Senate Now Debating Tester's Wall Street Reform Amendment For Rural Banks
May 4, 2010 Restoring American Finacial Stability Act of 2010 - Continued
May 1, 2010 The Progressive: The Bankers' Latest Scam
April 30, 2010 Tester Introduces Bipartisan Amendment to Wall Street Reform Plan To Ensure Fairness For Rural Banks
April 28, 2010 Goldman Sachs CEO to Tester: "Clearly, The World Needs More Regulation'
April 27, 2010 Tester Grills top Goldman Sachs Executives, Demands "Answers And Accountability'
April 23, 2010 Tester to Senate: "Now Is The Time For Action' To Reform Wall Street
April 22, 2010 Financial Regulatory Reform
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