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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
March 25, 2014 Tester Statement on New Restrictions on Government Surveillance
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester: Driver Information Must Remain Private
Jan. 23, 2014 Civil Liberties Board Sides with Tester on NSA Surveillance
Jan. 17, 2014 Tester Responds to President's Surveillace Speech
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Americans Deserve Privacy, Transparency as Drone Industry Grows
Oct. 31, 2013 Tester Hails Freedom Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Tester Renews Push for Answers on Government Surveillance Programs
July 18, 2013 Nomination of Regina McCarthy to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
July 17, 2013 Schumer, Graham, Bipartisan Group Push New Media Shield Law - Legislation Would Codify & Augment New DOJ Media Guidelines and Provide Additional Protections, Ensuring they Can't Be Undone
June 25, 2013 Tester Seeks Fresh Limits on Government Eavesdropping
June 13, 2013 Great Falls Tribune - Tester Pushes Bill on Surveillance
June 12, 2013 Tester, Baucus to Civil Liberties Board: Your Mission is Clear
June 11, 2013 Senators: End Secret Law
June 6, 2013 Tester Slams Collection of Americans' Phone Records
April 19, 2013 Letter to IRS Commissioner Steven Miller - Stop Illegally Obtaining Americans' Emails
March 28, 2013 Tester, Baucus Seek Transparency, Accountability on Drones
March 12, 2013 Klobuchar, Tester Introduce Legislation to Make Voting Easier for All Americans
Dec. 28, 2012 Senators Slam Bill That Expands Government Spying
Aug. 22, 2012 Tester Fights Government Control of Internet
July 27, 2012 Tester Protecting Montanans from Unnecessary Government Surveillance
July 26, 2012 Senators Seek Answers from DNI on How Many of Americans' Communications Have Been Monitored
April 18, 2012 Wyden, Feinstein, Merkley, Tester Amendment Will Keep Rural Post Offices Open Through Election Day
Jan. 31, 2012 Tester Defends Constitution, Sponsors Bill to Prevent Indefinite Detention Without Due Process
Dec. 19, 2011 Tester: Time for Civil Liberties Board to Get to Work
Nov. 17, 2011 Letter to President Obama
July 1, 2011 Letter to Honorable Raymond H. LaHood
May 23, 2011 Tester Pledges "No' Vote on Extending Controversial Patriot Act
May 23, 2011 U.S. Senator Jon Tester Patriot Act Floor Remarks
Feb. 15, 2011 Senate Approves Tester's Measure to Criminalize Misuse of Airport Body Scans
Dec. 4, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, United States Department Of Homeland Security
March 26, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Committee - Enhancing Investor Protection And The Regulation Of Securities Markets - Part II
May 1, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 3, 2006 Democrat Hopes to Benefit by Comparison
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Defending America
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