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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 12, 2014 Letter to John Kem, Commander of Northwestern Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Prepare for Potential Flooding
March 12, 2014 Child Care Development Block Grant Act
March 11, 2014 Portman, Tester Hearing Takes Hard Look at Regulatory Reform
March 11, 2014 Tester Tackles VA Claims Backlog with New Bill
March 11, 2014 Tester, Portman Hearing Takes Hard Look at Government Regulations
March 11, 2014 Tester Applauds Housing Finance Reform Breakthrough
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Pay Alaska Tribes for Past Contract Shortfalls
March 10, 2014 RxImpact Day
March 7, 2014 Tester, Walsh Introduce Bill to Save Montana School Districts Millions from Past Overpayments
March 7, 2014 Tester, Walsh Highlight Resources for Montanan Dealing with Flooding
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
March 5, 2014 Letter to Criag Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Faster Action on Tribal Disaster Recovery Provision
March 4, 2014 Tester Statement on President's Budget Proposal
March 4, 2014 Tester Meets with Representatives from Montana Food Bank Network
March 3, 2014 Tester Submits Comments to USDA on Agriculture Coexistence
Feb. 27, 2014 Montana's VA Nurses Deserve Pay Increase
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 - End Unlimited Secret Spending in Elections by Tax-Exempt Groups
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 Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - National License Plate Database a "Misguided Idea'
Feb. 27, 2014 Tester, McCaskill, Begich Introduce Bill to Keep Security Clearance Contractors From Approving Their Own Work
Feb. 25, 2014 Tester, Roberts Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Rural Hospitals and Patients
Feb. 21, 2014 Tester Applauds VA ID Card Improvements
Feb. 20, 2014 Billings Gazette: Tester, Walsh Visit Crow Agency During Tour of Tribes
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Tester, Walsh to Defense Dept.: Follow Law, No Environmental Study of ICBMs
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Follow Law, Halt Environmental Study of ICBM Silos
Feb. 19, 2014 Great Fall Tribune: Senators Discuss Tribe and Post Office
Feb. 14, 2014 Tester Gets President to Implement Quick Livestock Disaster Assistance
Feb. 14, 2014 Tester Meets with Flathead Valley Community College President
Feb. 13, 2014 Tester Meets with Montana Lentil and Pea Growers
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester Leads Senate in Repealing Veterans COLA Cut
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester: Driver Information Must Remain Private
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester: Debt Limit Necessary to Protect American Economy
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester's Security Clearance Reform Bill is Law
Feb. 11, 2014 Senate Approves Tester Bill to Protect Rural Health Services
Feb. 11, 2014 Tester Meets with Flathead-area Postmaster
Feb. 10, 2014 Bear Paw Development Corporation
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Relief During Propane Shortage
Feb. 6, 2014 Tester: Unemployment Insurance is for Folks Looking for a Job
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Tester Says Postal Bill 'Moves the Postal Service Closer to Privatization'
Feb. 6, 2014 Tester's Work for Sportsmen Picks Up Bipartisan Momentum
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture - Calls On Obama Administration To Implement Livestock Disaster Programs Immediately
Feb. 5, 2014 Tester, Enzi Introduce Bill to Empower Government Watchdogs
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Delivers the State of Indian Nations Congressional Response
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Combines Rural Sensitivities with Support for Federal Employees
Feb. 4, 2014 Tester Hails Farm Bill Passage
Feb. 3, 2014 At Hearing, Tester Pushes Native American Self-Determination
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veteran Affairs - Speed Up Expansion of Missoula's VA Clinic
Jan. 30, 2014 Senate Passes Tester's Bipartisan Bill to Increase Insurance Options
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