Senator Jon Tester

Tester Schedules Seven Additional Flood Outreach Meetings
Senator Jon Tester today announced seven additional flood outreach meetings for Montanans impacted by the flooding across the state. Tester’s staff will host 17 flood outreach meetings across Montana in early July. The sessions are designed to connect residents affected by flooding to resources avai…
Tester Trails Rehberg In New Public Policy Poll
According to the new Public Policy Polling poll Senator Jon Tester trails Congressman Denny Rehberg by two points (Rehberg leads 47 to 45).  Tester's 51-39 approval margin is essentially unchanged from when the PPP last took a look at the state about a week after last November's elect…
Tester Moves To Protect Combat Veterans’ Trophy Firearms
 
Senator Jon Tester, Chairman of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, is urging federal officials to allow American combat veterans to legally register firearms they acquired on the field of battle. American veterans who acquired certain types of weapons during combat under rules of military confli…
Tester Questions Postal Plan
The U.S Postal Service is considering shutting  down mail processing centers in Butte and Helena claiming that it will save money. Under the proposal, if someone in Butte sends a letter across town via U.S. mail, that letter will have to be trucked 300 miles to
Tester Applies Pressure On FEMA
Senator Jon Tester has been pushing federal agencies to prepare resources and aid for Montana communities facing widespread flooding. Tester  also  pressed the Administrator of FEMA, last Friday, on Montana’s request for a presidential disaster declaration to open up federal res…
Tester Votes To Cut Big Bucks
Senator Jon Tester voted to cut $5.5 billion dollars in yearly government spending, today. The Senate overwhelmingly approved a plan to end tax handouts to major corn ethanol producers. The legislation specifically targets corn-based ethanol production, and will not impact Montana’s biofuel pr…
Tester Calls On FBI To Abandon New Investigation Authority
Reports surfaced this week that the F-B-I is planning to give its 14-thousand agents new authority to investigate the private lives of law-abiding Americans. Now, Senator Jon Tester is calling on the agency to abandon those plans. Under the F-B-I’s new plan, agents across the country would have auth…

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