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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 18, 2014 Tester, Walsh Announce Nearly $30 Million in PILT Payments to Montana Counties
April 30, 2014 Empowering Tribes to Address Energy Needs and Development Opportunities
March 29, 2014 Sidney Herald: Senators Push Bill to Protect State's Consumers From Online Sales Taxes
March 21, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman Committee on Finance and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member Committee on Finance - Include Extensions of Investment Tax Credit and Production Tax Credit for Wind Energy in Upcoming Tax-Extenders Package
March 20, 2014 Tester, Walsh Push Bill to Protect Montana Consumers from Online Sales Taxes
March 7, 2014 Tester, Walsh Introduce Bill to Save Montana School Districts Millions from Past Overpayments
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Political Activities
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Set Clear Rules for Political Activity by Dark Money Groups
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury and John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - End Unlimited Secret Spending in Elections by Tax-Exempt Groups
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Chair Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Chair Frank Lucas, Ranking Member Collin Peterson - Include PILT Funding in Farm Bill
Jan. 3, 2014 Tester Brewing Up Jobs with Support for Montana Beer Makers
Aug. 8, 2013 Billings Gazette - Home Ownership Issues Weigh Big in September Senate
May 10, 2013 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate In Brewing Up Jobs By Stimulating The American Craft Beer Industry
April 23, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed
April 22, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Protest Decision to Rush Online Sales Tax Bill to Senate Floor
April 22, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid - Decision to Rush Online Sales Tax Bill to Senate Floor
April 22, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid - Rush Online Sales Tax Bill To Senate Floor
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Baucus Leads Fight Against Efforts to Force Montana Businesses to Play Tax Collector for Other States
March 21, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 28, 2012 Tester Statement on Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling
June 14, 2012 Tester Leveling the Playing Field for Renewable Energy Companies
May 15, 2012 Letter to Chairman Durbin and Ranking Member Moran
April 25, 2012 Missoulian - Student Loans: Tester Supports Extension of Lower Interest Rates
Feb. 17, 2012 Tester: Extension of Payroll Tax Cut, Medicare Protection "Bring Montana Families Certainty'
Dec. 22, 2011 Tester: "Too Bad it Took Public Pressure' to Undo House's Unpopular Tax Hike
Dec. 1, 2011 Tester: Both Payroll Tax Proposals Won't Create Jobs
Nov. 7, 2011 Tester Statement on Vote to Repeal Business Tax on Contractors
Oct. 24, 2011 Tester Votes to Create Jobs by Repealing Business Tax
Oct. 13, 2011 Senators Brown, Tester, Barrasso and Collins introduce the "Transparency in Judgment Payments Act of 2011" To Increase Transparency and Congressional Oversight Involving the Federal Governmentng
May 10, 2011 Big Oil
May 10, 2011 Tester plan ends $4 billion in taxpayer subsidies to Big Oil executives
April 25, 2011 Personal Liberty News - Lawmakers Propose Bill To Protect Sale Of Traditional Ammunition
April 7, 2011 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews " - Transcript
Feb. 2, 2011 Baucus, Tester Applaud Passage of Bill to Cut Small Business Paperwork Burden
Dec. 15, 2010 Tester Statement on Vote to Extend Tax Cuts for All Montanans
Dec. 13, 2010 Tester Votes in Favor of Bipartisan Tax Cut Plan "to Create Jobs'
Sept. 27, 2010 Tester: Small Business Tax Cuts Will "Make A Real Difference' In Montana
Sept. 16, 2010 Havre Daily News - Tester Gives Senate Update
April 15, 2010 Tester: Taxes Cut For 99% of Montana Workers In Past Year
April 28, 2009 Tester Response To Legislature's Passage Of Budget
Feb. 10, 2009 Senate Passes Jobs Bill That Will Pump Money Into Montana
Sept. 23, 2008 Tester Statement on Baucus-Grassley Tax Extenders Bill
July 14, 2008 Baucus, Tester Fight to Fund Rural Montana Counties and Schools
Feb. 1, 2008 Tester: Legislation Will Lead to Cleaner Air, More Efficient Appliances
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Standing Against Bailouts While Cutting the Debt
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Cutting Taxes for Working Families
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Cutting Taxes
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