Senator Jon Tester

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.
Tester’s Measure To Halt Post Office Closures
With strong bipartisan support, a Senate panel yesterday, passed a measure by Senator Jon Tester to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from closing rural post offices until it establishes clear criteria for determining whether a post office should be closed.
Veteran’s Jobs Bill [AUDIO]
Senator Jon Tester has unveiled a bill to put more veterans back to work, the Vow to Hire Heroes Act. The bill combines many popular, bipartisan ideas to put veterans back to work.
Tester Blasts Bonuses [AUDIO]
Senator Jon Tester is calling for a Congressional investigation into big bonuses that went to executives of government-sponsored housing organizations.Tester is also demanding more details about the bonuses – totaling nearly $13-million dollars. He wants to know who approved them – whe…
Tester Says ‘Tightens the screws’ on Iran [AUDIO]
Senator Jon Tester intensified his call for Congress and the Obama Administration to crack down on U.S. companies that do business in Iran. Iran was caught allegedly planning a terrorist attack on American soil earlier this week. Tester says it is unacceptable that some U-S companies and their subsi…

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