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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 5, 2014 Tester Makes Sure Justice Department is Focused on the Bakken
May 5, 2014 Tester, Walsh Announce Major Funding for Montana Americorps Groups
April 30, 2014 Forest Service to Tester: Firefighting Planes will be Ready for Fire Season
April 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Flood Damage, Disaster Assistance and Hazard Mitigation
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Mary Landrieu, and Daniel Coats - Strong Support for Firefighters
March 12, 2014 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding
Feb. 19, 2014 Great Fall Tribune: Senators Discuss Tribe and Post Office
Feb. 11, 2014 Tester Meets with Flathead-area Postmaster
Feb. 6, 2014 Tester Says Postal Bill 'Moves the Postal Service Closer to Privatization'
Dec. 18, 2013 Tester Flushes EPA Fire Hydrant Rule
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission - Keep Robust Rural Broadband Infrastructure Improvements
July 30, 2013 Tester Scores Another Victory for Rural Internet Access
July 26, 2013 Tester, Baucus Announce Major Assistance to Restore Laurel's Access to Yellowstone River
July 26, 2013 Senate Panel Approves Tester Study of Rural Mail Service Changes
May 28, 2013 Tester Fights to Keep Fire Fighters on the Job
April 25, 2013 Tester Drives Agenda at Rural Summit
April 16, 2013 Tester, Baucus Push Solution to Strengthen Postal Service
April 3, 2013 Tester: 'Mike Tooley Understands America's Roads and Rails'
March 21, 2013 Baucus, Tester Recommend Jobs Expert, Havre Native to USDA Rural Development Post
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Postmaster General Donahoe - Plan to Cut Saturday Delivery
Feb. 13, 2013 Tester to Postal Service: Rural America Relies on Efficient Mail Service
Feb. 6, 2013 Tester Criticizes Postal Service Decision to Cut Six-Day Mail
Jan. 14, 2013 Baucus, Tester Highlight Opportunity for Rural Montana Jobs
Nov. 16, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 26, 2012 Tester, Baucus: Plan to Close Kalispell Mail Processing Facility is Unacceptable
Sept. 13, 2012 Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 12, 2012 Letter to Chairman Boxer and Ranking Member Inhofe
Aug. 22, 2012 Billings Gazette - House Stalling Senate's Bipartisan Farm Bill
Aug. 22, 2012 Tester Announces Extended Low Flood Insurance Rates
July 17, 2012 Tester: Wildland Firefighters "Earned Their Benefits'
July 13, 2012 Baucus and Tester Secure Emergency Resources for Montana Farmers and Ranchers Hit by Drought, Wildfire
July 11, 2012 Baucus and Tester Cut Through the Red Tape for AG Producers Hit by Drought, Wildfires
July 9, 2012 Tester: New Investment in Glacier Will Strengthen Flathead's Economy
June 28, 2012 Tester Statements on Student Loan, Highway, and Flood Insurance Agreement
June 14, 2012 Tester: Major investment Headed to Montana's Rural Communities
May 17, 2012 Tester Announces Butte, Helena and Wolf Point Mail Facilities to Stay Open
May 2, 2012 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Post Office Moratorium
April 27, 2012 Letter to Michael L. Connor, Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation
April 27, 2012 Baucus, Tester Press Energy Department for Local Input, Affordable Energy
April 25, 2012 Senate Unanimously Passes Tester's Cut to Postmaster General's Salary
April 24, 2012 Senate Passes Tester's Bipartisan Measure to Protect Rural Post Offices
April 24, 2012 21st Century Postal Service Act
April 24, 2012 Lee State Bureau - Senate OKs Amendments That Protect Montana Post Offices from Closure
April 20, 2012 Havre Daily News - Senators Hopeful Post Office Rescue Bill Will Advance
April 18, 2012 Wyden, Feinstein, Merkley, Tester Amendment Will Keep Rural Post Offices Open Through Election Day
April 18, 2012 Tester Questions Forest Service Readiness for Fire Season, Calls for Action
April 18, 2012 GSA
April 13, 2012 USPS to Tester: No Closures During Primary Election Season
March 28, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
March 15, 2012 Tester Meets with TransCanada CEO, Talks Montana Jobs
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