Senator Jon Tester

MT Lawmakers on Arming Teachers
The Billings Gazette reports on Montana lawmakers’ response to President Donald Trump’s endorsement Wednesday of arming teachers as a solution to school shootings.
Neither Republican U.S. Senator Steve Daines nor Democratic Sen. Jon Tester considered training and armin…
MT Leaders React to SOTU
Q2 reports that Montana’s top elected officials reacted to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, predictably falling mostly along party lines.
Republican Sen. Steve Daines said “…we heard the President speak of a nation that is strong…
Tester Seeks Bipartisan Border Deal
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced this week that he’s getting more involved in bipartisan negotiations over border security. The Montana Democratic lawmaker reportedly met Tuesday with Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and senators from both parties to develop an agreement be…
Tester Joins Call for Franken Resignation
Montana Sen. Jon Tester has joined a growing number of Democratic legislators calling for fellow caucus member, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota, to resign following a series of sexual misconduct allegations. In a tweet posted Wednesday, Tester said “Elected officials must be held to a high stand…
Montana Senators on Tax Bill
Montana’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has said he couldn’t support President Donald Trump’s tax bill, because of the debt it passes on to future generations, saying in an email [quote] “The Senate bill as currently drafted saddles our kids and grand kids with more cru…
Tester Sounds Off on USPS
Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is calling for some federal employee’s jobs following an investigation which showed that American postal workers intentionally slowed delivery of millions of mail items.  KTVQ.com reports that Tester wrote the U...

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