Senator Jon Tester

Tester Says “Don’t Leave Montanans Out In The Cold”
Winter has arrived in Montana and Senator Jon Tester is pushing the Senate not to turn its back on montana’s families and seniors, leaving them out in the cold. Tester is part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging senate leaders to make sure that low-income families and seniors receive he…
Senate Passes Provisions To Strengthen Gun Rights
The U.S. Senate passed legislation containing permanent provisions by U.S. Senator Jon Tester to prevent the U.S. Justice Department from establishing a national gun registry and to prohibit it from retaining information gained through instant background checks about legal gun purchases.
More Housing Assistance For Homeless Veterans
Senator Jon Tester announced today that more help is on the way for homeless veterans in Montana and across the nation. The Senate late Thursday voted to add 11,000 new housing vouchers to the popular Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program. The initiative works with local housing and su…
Fannie and Freddie, Will Bonuses Be Returned?
Congressman Denny Rehberg and Senator Jon Tester co-sponsored a measure to prevent taxpayer funded bonuses for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The government sponsored enterprises recently approved nearly $13 million in compensation for their top executives after taking $141 billion in taxpayer-funded b…
Tester Criticizes Efforts To Slash Pell Grants [AUDIO]
Senator Jon Tester is criticizing efforts to slash student financial aid.Tester says that Pell Grants are the key to good jobs and wiping them out would "cut our economy down". Tester spoke on the floor of the Senate about the importance of access to higher education, today.

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