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Congressman Jon Tester from Montana

Profile for Senator Jon Tester from Montana

Congressman Jon  Tester
Democrat
Next Election: 2024
Jon Tester
Montana
202-224-2644

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Latest Announcements:

Mar 31 2021 - 4:00 PM

Tester Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Montana Rural Electric Co-ops Keep the Lights On Amid COVID-19 [press_release]

Mar 30 2021 - 6:05 PM

In Kalispell, Tester Talks Benefits of COVID Relief with Small Business Owners & Community Leaders, Stops By Kalispell VA Vaccine Clinic [press_release]

Latest Votes:

Apr 12 2021

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on PN117

Polly Ellen Trottenberg, of New York, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation

Apr 12 2021

Voted Yes On Passage of the Bill on HR1868

To prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,648,507
Individual $1,155,099
PAC & SuperPac $397,013
Disbursements: $1,083,551
Individual Refunds $12,444
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,045,529

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s955 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to require the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Highway Administration to provide recommendations for reducing the number of very rural highway-rail grade crossing collisions, to authorize a public outreach and educational program to reduce such collisions, and to authorize grants to improve grade crossing safety.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

sjres11 - Mar 15 2021

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies, and other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s750 - Mar 15 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that return information from tax-exempt organizations be made available in a searchable format and to provide the disclosure of the identity of contributors to certain tax-exempt organizations.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
3

s751 - Mar 15 2021

A bill to establish a 5-year ban on individuals appointed to Executive Schedule positions and Members of Congress engaging in lobbying activities at the Federal level.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s737 - Mar 11 2021

A bill to establish a Federal cost share percentage for the Milk River Project in the State of Montana.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres94 - Mar 3 2021

A resolution designating the week beginning February 28, 2021, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

Cosponsors
23

sres94 - Mar 3 2021

A resolution designating the week beginning February 28, 2021, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

Cosponsors
23

sres59 - Feb 13 2021

An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres59 - Feb 13 2021

An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4926 - Nov 30 2020

A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain streams in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem and Smith River system in the State of Montana as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4913 - Nov 18 2020

A bill to require the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Highway Administration to provide recommendations for reducing the number of very rural highway-rail grade crossing collisions, to authorize a public outreach and educational program to reduce such collisions, and to authorize grants to improve grade crossing safety.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4836 - Oct 21 2020

A bill to prevent efforts of the Department of Justice to advocate courts that an individual exercising the authority of the head of an agency for more than a year, regardless of their title, is not in violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
4

s4581 - Sep 15 2020

A bill to ensure the availability of mail collections boxes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4470 - Aug 6 2020

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to subsidize payments on loans made under certain rural development loan programs, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
5

s4344 - Jul 28 2020

A bill to provide a tax credit to live event venues that provided refunds on tickets for events that were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s4223 - Jul 20 2020

A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to ensure market competition in onshore oil and gas leasing, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres650 - Jul 2 2020

A resolution designating July 10, 2020, as "Collector Car Appreciation Day" and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.

Cosponsors
1

sres650 - Jul 2 2020

A resolution designating July 10, 2020, as "Collector Car Appreciation Day" and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.

Cosponsors
1

sres638 - Jun 30 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections for millions of people in the United States in the midst of the public health emergency relating to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
46

s3766 - May 19 2020

A bill to prohibit the President from blocking Inspectors General from reporting to Congress and to require a report to Congress if the Department of the Treasury or the White House does not provide timely access to records, documents, and other materials relating to the implementation and execution of the CARES Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres575 - May 13 2020

A resolution reaffirming a strong commitment to United States producers and commodities made in the United States.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3637 - May 6 2020

A bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
16

s3543 - Mar 19 2020

A bill to amend the public service loan forgiveness program under the Higher Education Act of 1965 to waive the requirement that a borrower make a monthly payment during a month for which there is a qualifying emergency in the State in which the borrower is employed.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3399 - Mar 5 2020

A bill to extend the Frontier Community Health Integration Project Demonstration.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3393 - Mar 4 2020

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for concurrent receipt of veterans' disability compensation and retired pay for disability retirees with fewer than 20 years of service and a combat-related disability, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres491 - Feb 5 2020

A resolution designating the week beginning February 2, 2020, as "National Tribal Colleges and University Week".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
15

sres491 - Feb 5 2020

A resolution designating the week beginning February 2, 2020, as "National Tribal Colleges and University Week".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
15

sres491 - Feb 5 2020

A resolution designating the week beginning February 2, 2020, as "National Tribal Colleges and University Week".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
15

s3050 - Dec 12 2019

A bill to amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to provide designees of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Administrator of the Rural Housing Service of the Department of Agriculture with positions on the Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres419 - Nov 12 2019

A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Cosponsors
1

sres419 - Nov 12 2019

A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Cosponsors
1

sres419 - Nov 12 2019

A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Cosponsors
1

s2599 - Oct 15 2019

A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to provide assistance to manage farmer and rancher stress and for the mental health of individuals in rural areas, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2336 - Jul 30 2019

A bill to improve the management of information technology projects and investments of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2