Senator Jon Tester

Tester’s Concerns With The Keystone XL Pipeline
The Keystone XL project is in the second phase of a $13 billion underground pipeline network designed to move 1.5 million barrels of canadian oil daily to U.S. refineries. Delays in getting approval for the pipeline have added $1 billion to the total cost...
Holding Big Oil Responsible
As states continue to suffer the economic consequences of BP’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, recent reports suggest the company may attempt to exploit a loophole in the law to avoid full responsibility for the disaster.
Tester Successfully De-lists Wolves In Montana
Senator Jon Tester has successfully removed wolves in Montana from the endangered species list. Congress approved tester’s plan to return management of wolves in Montana to the State. Tester’s bipartisan plan means that Montana’s managed wolf hunts can now continue...
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…

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