Senator Jon Tester

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Montana Senator Jon Tester’s Bill Aims to Address Critical Doctor Shortage in Montana

Tester’s Rural Physician Workforce Production Act strengthens partnerships between medical schools and rural hospitals, recruits new residents to frontier communities

BREAKING: Following Tester’s Efforts, Amtrak Reinstates Furloughed Employees, Returns Full Daily Service to Montana’s Hi-Line Today

Senator passed legislation to reverse “unacceptable” cuts; was only member of Montana’s Congressional delegation to vote for the bill

More Montana Families Can Access Affordable, Reliable Broadband Thanks to Tester-backed Program

FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program lowers cost of broadband service for households in need of relief

Montana leaders continue to fight against size increase for ‘metropolitan’ status

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is considering a change that would increase the size of a metropolitan statistical area from 50,000 residents to 100,000.

Montana Senator Jon Tester touts need for more economic help

Every Republican, including Montana’s Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Matt Rosendale, voted against the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.

Tester introduces bill opposing change to metro population size

In a news release, Tester said the proposed change is “shortsighted.”

Bipartisan Tester Bill to Bolster Rural Broadband Workforce Advances

“My bipartisan legislation will not only help folks in rural and frontier communities obtain the skills they need to get good-paying jobs close to home but will also help expand rural broadband at a moment when it’s never been more important to ensuring frontier communities can succeed in a 21st century economy,” said Tester. “Getting this legislation through Committee is a strong first step, but I’m not going to stop pushing until this bill lands on the President’s desk and is signed into law.”

Tester Introduces Landmark Blackfoot-Clearwater Stewardship Act to Protect Public Lands, Strengthen Montana’s Outdoor Economy

“This bill is a shining example of what can happen when folks come together to build commonsense legislation from the ground up, and it will help protect some of our most treasured public lands, create jobs, strengthen our economy, and secure Montana’s outdoor heritage for our kids and our grandkids.”

Montana Senator Jon Tester Leads Bipartisan Bill to End Warrantless Seizure of Americans’ Personal Data

“Montanans expect their privacy to be protected, but right now law enforcement and intelligence agencies can simply ignore the Bill of Rights and use loopholes to avoid having to get a warrant,” Tester said. “This bill closes those loopholes

At Infrastructure Bill Hearing, Tester Calls for Expanded Broadband, Workforce Housing in Rural America

Senator pushes for action to improve access to and affordability of critical 21st century infrastructure