Senator Jon Tester

Sorry, we couldn't find any posts. Please try a different search.

Tester Takes Gavel as Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee for the 118th Congress

Tester has been a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee since 2007, and is the only member of the Montana delegation who sits on the Committee.

Getting Dark Money Out of Politics, Overturning Citizens United are Aims of Tester’s First Two Bills of 118th Congress

Senator reintroduces his Sunlight for Unaccountable Non-profits (SUN) Act and Constitutional Amendment declaring “Corporations Are Not People”

Senator Jon Tester Secures More than $7 Million for Rural Development in Montana

“To keep pace with the Treasure State’s growing economy, it’s critical that Montana’s rural communities have access to the capital and resources they need to grow and sustain their businesses,” Tester said. “I’m proud to have secured this funding to boost our small businesses, create jobs, and ensure that entrepreneurs have access to the training and resources they need to be successful.”

Senator Jon Tester Secures Nearly $4 Million for New School Buses for Montana School Districts

Funding will come from the Senator’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Senator Jon Tester Secures $2 Million to Strengthen Montana Food Systems

“Food security is national security—and with consolidation in the food industry at an all-time high, it’s critical that we strengthen our local systems to ensure that all Montanans have reliable access to healthy foods,” said Tester. “The closer the consumer is to the producer, the better the food will taste, and the healthier it will be. By cutting out middlemen and investing in local food systems, Montana’s producers will benefit from better margins, and consumers will receive high quality food at more affordable prices.”

Montana Senator Jon Tester fields questions at Helena town hall

More than 100 people attended a town hall with the senator at Helena College.

In Bozeman, Tester Fields Questions From More than 100 Montanans at Public Town Hall

“Hosting town halls and hearing directly from Montanans is a basic part of my job that all elected officials should do,” Tester said. “There is nothing better than hearing directly from folks in their community. At a time when too many politicians hide behind phony photo ops, I’m thrilled to be on the ground, hosting another public town hall to ensure Montanans’ voices are heard.’’

Montana Senator Jon Tester Pushes Experts on American Farm Purchases by Foreign Entities

Tester concluded: “And if no one is checking this out…it seems to me we’re opening ourselves up to a risk we might regret later.”

Senator Jon Tester Receives ‘Guardian of Small Business Award’ for Championing Montana Small Businesses

Tester receives award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

Senator Jon Tester Secures $57 Million for Broadband in Rural Montana Communities and Indian Country

The grants, which were funded through Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations, will go to the Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative in Ravalli County, Nemont in Roosevelt and Valley Counties and the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, and the Reservation Telephone Cooperative in Richland and Wibaux Counties.