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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
March 4, 2014 Tester Meets with Representatives from Montana Food Bank Network
Jan. 3, 2014 Tester Brewing Up Jobs with Support for Montana Beer Makers
Dec. 31, 2013 Tester Hails USDA's Extension of Agricultural Coexistence Comment Period
Dec. 19, 2013 Tester Applauds Planned FDA Rule Changes
Nov. 15, 2013 Tester Demands FDA Rules Protect Family Farmers, Small Producers
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to the Farm Bill Conference Committee - Pea, Lentil, Bean Focus in New Farm Bill
Sept. 21, 2013 Sidney Herald - Tester Slams House's Cut to Nutrition Assistance
May 10, 2013 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate In Brewing Up Jobs By Stimulating The American Craft Beer Industry
April 29, 2013 Tester: Label Genetically Engineered Foods
April 24, 2013 Boxer, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods
Feb. 1, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk - Trade and Food Safety
Nov. 20, 2012 Letter to Secretary Vilsack
March 27, 2011 Billings Gazette - Tester, USDA Deputy Secretary Meet with Local Producers
Jan. 31, 2011 Tester: If Taco Bell needs more beef, Montana has the best
Nov. 30, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 18, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Nov. 18, 2010 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 18, 2010 Tester's Amendment For Family-Scale Producers Now Part Of Food Safety Bill
Nov. 17, 2010 Tester Pushes Amendment To Protect Family-Scale Producers As Senate Debates Food Safety
Sept. 25, 2010 MIssoulian - Tester Visits PEAS Farm To Discuss Food Safety Bill Amendments
Sept. 24, 2010 Tester: Updated Food Safety Amendment Protects Small Producers
April 15, 2010 The Great Falls Tribune: Tester wants to Exempt Small Producers From New Food Safety Rules
March 24, 2010 The Billings Gazette: Tester Takes Aim at Meat Inspection, Food-Borne Illness
March 3, 2008 Letter to Ed Schafer, Secretary of the USDA, Re: Beef and Lamb from Argentina Still Too Dangerous for America
May 23, 2007 Tester Bill Turns Up the Heat on COOL
Jan. 26, 2007 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
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