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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:

Jul 13 2020 - 10:00 AM

Coronavirus Resources [press_release]

Jul 10 2020 - 4:27 PM

Tester Urges Perdue to Quickly Finalize Agreement Allowing Yellowstone River Access at Fort Keogh [press_release]

Latest Votes:

Jul 2 2020

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on PN1726

Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

Jul 2 2020

Voted No On the Motion to Table on S4049

To withdraw all United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $18,686,615
Individual $15,034,106
PAC & SuperPac $2,417,939
Disbursements: $19,757,020
Individual Refunds $214,398
Committee Refunds $1,500
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $480,574

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

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

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

s2061 - Jul 9 2019

A bill to amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD-VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres250 - Jun 13 2019

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of the Interior has broken a commitment to the Blackfeet Tribe to defend the cancellation of all leases in the Badger-Two Medicine area and urging the Department of the Interior to work closely with the Blackfeet Tribe to defend the Badger-Two Medicine area from oil and gas development.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1765 - Jun 10 2019

A bill to sustain economic development and recreational use of National Forest System land in the State of Montana, to add certain land to the National Wilderness Preservation System, to designate new areas for recreation, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1736 - Jun 5 2019

A bill to prohibit the transfer of operations and closure of Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
8

s1680 - May 23 2019

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance recordkeeping with respect to exposure by members of the Armed Forces to certain occupational and environmental hazards while deployed overseas, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
2

s1548 - May 20 2019

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rate of tax on corporations participating in labor lockouts and to prohibit deductions and credits for wages and benefits paid to temporary workers during labor knockouts.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1549 - May 20 2019

A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to ensure that employees on leave under the Act maintain health coverage during an employer lockout.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1362 - May 8 2019

A bill to make demonstration grants to eligible local educational agencies or consortia of eligible local educational agencies for the purpose of increasing the numbers of school nurses in public elementary schools and secondary schools.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1240 - Apr 30 2019

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count resident time spent in a critical access hospital as resident time spent in a nonprovider setting for purposes of making Medicare direct and indirect graduate medical education payments.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1161 - Apr 11 2019

A bill to support the education of Indian children.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1124 - Apr 10 2019

A bill to require the establishment of a working group to evaluate the food safety threat posed by beef and poultry imported from Brazil, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s970 - Apr 1 2019

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of physical therapists in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

s885 - Mar 26 2019

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to expand access to school-wide arts and music programs, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s735 - Mar 11 2019

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
4

s736 - Mar 11 2019

A bill 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

s689 - Mar 6 2019

A bill to amend the Animal Health Protection Act to support State and Tribal efforts to develop and implement management strategies to address chronic wasting disease among deer, elk, and moose populations, to support research regarding the causes of chronic wasting disease and methods to control the further spread of the disease, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres92 - Mar 4 2019

A resolution designating the first week of April 2019 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week".

Cosponsors
13

sres92 - Mar 4 2019

A resolution designating the first week of April 2019 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week".

Cosponsors
13

s559 - Feb 26 2019

A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to provide leave because of the death of a son or daughter.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
8

s531 - Feb 14 2019

A bill to permit disabled law enforcement officers, customs and border protection officers, firefighters, air traffic controllers, nuclear materials couriers, members of the Capitol Police, members of the Supreme Court Police, employees of the Central Intelligence Agency performing intelligence activities abroad or having specialized security requirements, and diplomatic security special agents of the Department of State to receive retirement benefits in the same manner as if they had not been disabled.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

s336 - Feb 5 2019

A bill to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report on the response of law enforcement agencies to reports of missing or murdered Indians.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0