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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:

Jan 21 2021 - 4:52 PM

On 11th Anniversary of Citizens United Decision, Tester Reaffirms Commitment to Cleaning Up Dark Money in Politics [press_release]

Jan 21 2021 - 4:00 PM

Tester Hears From Transportation Secretary Nominee Pete Buttigieg on Plans to Keep Montana's Rural, Frontier, and Tribal Communities Connected [press_release]

Latest Votes:

Jan 21 2021

Voted No On Passage of the Bill on HR335

A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned ...

Jan 21 2021

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN78-10

Avril Danica Haines, of New York, to be Director of National Intelligence

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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:

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

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

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

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

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

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