Sen. Jon Tester

Tester Injured in Fall
Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester canceled some of his Monday appearance schedule after hurting himself in a fall on Sunday.
Tester spokesman Luke Jackson said “Jon was on his farm in Big Sandy on Sunday and he slipped and fell in the cold… He got a few stitches, and is now back a…
Tester Addresses Higher Ed, Rural Schools at MSUB
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has unveiled a proposal to address deficiencies in higher education opportunities for veterans and is promoting bills targeting rural teacher shortages in his remarks at Montana State University Billings on Monday.  Tester is the highest-ranking Democrat on the Veterans Aff…
Tester Donates Questionable Contributions to Treasury
In the wake of a report released by the Center for Responsive Politics, published Sunday in The Boston Globe, Montana Sen. Jon Tester released $51,800 to the U.S. Treasury on Monday.  The report included an account of Tester receiving $26,400 from the Boston-based Thornton Law Firm in 2010...
Farm Bill Listening Session
Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester will begin holding listening sessions on the Farm Bill and other issues affecting Montanans in the federal government starting today in Billings.  Monday’s session, from 12:30 – 3 p.m., is scheduled for the Billings Public Library on N...
Tester Bill Allows Rural Medical Residencies
Sen. Jon Tester introduced a bill on Wednesday that would make it easier for doctors to complete their medical residency in rural communities.  It’s called the “Restoring Rural Residencies Act”.  The bill addresses a complaint long held by reside…