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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
May 29, 2014 Tester Gathers Signatures for Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Delivers the State of Indian Nations Congressional Response
Jan. 24, 2014 Beartooth NBC - Sen. Jon Tester Discusses What Senate is Working on
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management - Allow Rollovers For Health FSA Accounts
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request - H.J. Res. 72
Sept. 28, 2013 Sidney Herald - Tester Says Health Reform Vote Is Over
Sept. 10, 2013 Tester, Johanns Laud House Passage of Bill Expanding Insurance Options
Aug. 28, 2013 Billings Gazette - St. Vincent Healthcare Officials Tester Discuss Federal Health Care Funding Cuts
Aug. 15, 2013 Tester Pushes New Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
March 25, 2013 Klobuchar, Tester Introduce Legislation to Help Wrongly Discharged Veterans Get the Benefits They Deserve
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
Feb. 14, 2013 Murray, Tester Introduce Bill to Expand Health Care for CHAMPVA Children
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. 20, 2012 Tester Backs Effort to Help States Control Health Insurance Costs
Aug. 1, 2012 Thanks to Tester, Defense Dept. Will Cover Breast Cancer Screenings
July 12, 2012 Tester: Health Insurance for Wildland Firefighters the "Right Call'
July 5, 2012 Tester Pushing Two Bipartisan Bills to Improve Medical Care
June 28, 2012 Tester Statement on Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling
Feb. 17, 2012 Tester: Extension of Payroll Tax Cut, Medicare Protection "Bring Montana Families Certainty'
Nov. 7, 2011 Tester Pushes Plan to Save Taxpayers Billions
May 25, 2011 Tester Votes to Protect Medicare, Rejects House Bill to End it
April 5, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
March 23, 2010 Tester: "We're Now Moving Forward' to Fix Broken Insurance System
Jan. 21, 2010 KECI: Tester Talks Tough On Wall Street Bail Out
March 18, 2009 Tester: Obama Did Right Chucking VA Insurance Plan
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
Oct. 18, 2007 Tester Response to House CHIP Vote
Oct. 3, 2007 Tester Response to President Bush's Veto of CHIP
Feb. 5, 2007 Tester: President's Budget Fails Vets
Feb. 5, 2007 Tester: President's Budget Fails Vets
March 18, 2006 Tester Criticizes Burns' Vote
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Better Services for Montana veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Guaranteed Preventive Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Keeping the Promise - Medicare & Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Access to Quality Health Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Reform Facts
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Security
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Cutting wasteful spending
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Standing Against Bailouts While Cutting the Debt
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Quality Health Care
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