Senator Jon Tester's Public Statements


Full Name: Jon Tester
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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7/03/14 Tester, Bullock: Keeping Public Lands Public 7/03/14 Indian Country - Interview:How Tester's Sen. Committee on Indian Affairs Will Shake Things Up 7/02/14 Tester Fights to Reduce Red Tape for Search-and-Rescue Missions 7/01/14 Tester, Walsh Help Secure Funding for Flower Creek Dam Project 7/01/14 Tester Helps Increase Trade Opportunities for Montana Producers 7/01/14 Tester Helps Deploying Service Members with Burdensome Student Loan Payments 6/30/14 Tester Statement on Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision 6/30/14 Tester Statement on Nomination of New VA Secretary 6/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border 6/26/14 Tester Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Hiring Process 6/26/14 Tester Issues Statement on Supreme Court's "Protest-Free Zone" Decision 6/26/14 Tester Wins Privacy Provisions in Homeland Security Funding Bill 6/26/14 Tester Statement on Senate Approval of Nominee to the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians 6/26/14 Tester, Walsh Hail Announcement of Job Training Grants 6/25/14 Homeland Security Committee Passes Tester's Border Patrol Bill 6/25/14 Tester Meets with Acting VA Secretary 6/25/14 Access to Capital, Remote Locations Stymie Economic Growth in Indian Country 6/25/14 Tester on LIttle Bighorn Anniversary: 'We Had to Learn to Live Together in Peace' 6/25/14 Federal Times - Border Patrol Overtime Pay Reform Advances in Senate 6/25/14 Tester Votes to Strengthen Workforce Training Initiatives 6/25/14 Senate Committee Passes Bill to Keep Security Contractors from Approving Their Own Work 6/25/14 Warren-Portman "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings Passes Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee 6/24/14 Tester Donates Support to DISCLOSE Act 6/24/14 Tester's Pay Cut for Government Contractors Goes Into Effect, Saving Taxpayers Millions 6/24/14 Tester Pushes Montana Priorities at First Meeting of Veterans' Conference Committee 6/19/14 Tester's Campaign Finance Reform Provision Moves to Senate Floor 6/19/14 Walsh, Tester Announce Support for MSU's Space Research 6/19/14 Flathead News Group - Highway Fund is the Road to Our Future 6/18/14 Tester Tapped for Veterans' Conference Committee 6/18/14 Tester Applauds Decision by US Patent Office to Cancel DC Team Name's Trademark 6/18/14 Tester's Constitutional Amendment to End Out-of-Control Spending in Elections Passes Key Vote 6/18/14 Tester, Walsh Announce Nearly $30 Million in PILT Payments to Montana Counties 6/18/14 Tester Working To Preserve Native American Cultural Identity 6/18/14 Tester Meets with Admiral Cecil Haney to Discuss ICBMs 6/17/14 Tester Pushed HUD Nominee Castro on Housing Finance Reform 6/17/14 Chairman Tester Issues Statement on 30th Anniversary of Indian Affairs Committee 6/17/14 Tester, Walsh Push USDA to Implement Critical Crop Insurance Initiatives 6/17/14 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Iraq 6/14/14 Tester Hears Concerns About VA from Montana Veterans 6/13/14 Bozeman Daily Chronicle- Montana Delegation Reacts to White House Statement on Iraq Crisis 6/13/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Initiative to Improve Veterans' Health Care 6/13/14 Tester Statement on Situation in Iraq 6/12/14 Chairman Tester Issues Statement on Passage of "Carcieri fix" 6/12/14 Chairman Tester Issues Statement on Passage of "Carcieri Fix" 6/12/14 Tester Responds to Security Background Check Audit: 'We Need Reform Now' 6/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government 6/11/14 Veterans Health Care 6/11/14 Flathead News Group - Tester Asks Glencore About Its Intentions 6/11/14 Tester Examines Higher Education Needs in Indian Country 6/11/14 Tester Statement on Senate's Passage of VA Reform Bill