Senator Jon Tester

Montana School Administrators Meet With The U.S. Secretary Of Education
Senator Jon Tester brought Montana school administrators together with the U.S. Secretary of Education. Tester, a former teacher and school board chairman, says he knows firsthand the challenges educators in Rural America face. Senator Tester wanted Secretary Arne Duncan to hear firsthand from Monta…
Senate Votes To Cut Paperwork For Small Businesses
The U.S. Senate voted to cut paperwork for small businesses. A tax-reporting requirement in the health Care Bill would have meant more paperwork for Montana’s small businesses. Tuesday’s Senate vote means small businesses will get to take advantage of the tax credits without more paperwo…
Tester Is Working On Helping Veterans
Senator Jon Tester is turning his efforts toward veterans who get health care at vet centers. Montana has four vet centers (Kalispell, Missoula, Great Falls and Billings).
Emergency Gun Laws
Senator Jon Tester today introduced his latest legislation to strengthen gun rights. Tester has introduced a bipartisan bill to prevent the obama administration from enacting any new-quote-“emergency” gun regulations. The bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms has asked for new rules to track gun p…
Senate Approves Testers’ Plan
The U.S. Senate voted to cut $4 billion dollars from the federal budget on Wednesday. The cuts are part of a Bipartisan measure that funds the Government for 2 more weeks. if Congress can’t agree on a long-term plan, however, it could result in a Government Shutdown. Senator Jon Tester says th…
Health Care Reform, Funding And Repeal
The Health Care Reform Act of 2010 is being discussed from State Legislative levels to both houses of Congress in Washington D.C., Montana Senator Jon Tester examines some of the pitfalls in repealing the law.
 
Tester says reshaping the law would be much more productive than repealing or de-fund…
Patriot Act Makes It Through Senate
Senator Jon Tester was one of only a handful of senators who opposed extending the Patriot Act law for 3 months. Tester is a longtime critic of the Patriot Act, which gives the government broad power to collect information like personal library records. Tester says the Patriot Act invades privacy of…
Let The Campaigning Begin
U.S. Senator Jon Tester says he's looking forward to running for his senate seat again, as opposed to running against Denny Rehberg or any other republican. Tester says there's a difference between running for the seat and running against someone for it.
Where Stuff Is Made
Fixing the U.S. economy will take an effort to return manufacturing and resource development. Senator Jon Tester wonders out loud where our stuff is made.
 
EPA regulations may be burdensome to developing traditional sources of energy in the United States...

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