Jon believes strongly in protecting Montanans' right to bear arms and right to privacy. He has voted to protect Americans against all forms of federal government overreach that violate these precious Constitutional freedoms.
As a gun owner, Jon has voted against legislation that would violate Montanans' Second Amendment rights and hinder the ability of law-abiding citizens to purchase and own a gun.
Jon also fought hard to repeal the most intrusive aspects of the PATRIOT Act, which he believes violate Montanans' right to privacy, while pushing back against those who try to undermine the Fourth Amendment.
Jon has also introduced legislation to expand civil liberties for law-abiding Americans and has opposed efforts to allow Internet Service Providers to collect and sell people's private web browsing histories.
November 23, 2020| View More
In a big win for Montana seniors who are more likely to be the target of malicious scams, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today celebrated the Senate’s passage of his bipartisan Senior Fraud Prevention Act. Tester’s legislation will direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office that will combat fraud …
November 17, 2020| View More
U.S. Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement after voting against Judy Shelton’s nomination to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors:
November 10, 2020| View More
U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today secured billions in funding for critical homeland security priorities for Montana and the country as part of a series of bills to fund the government for the next fiscal year.
October 21, 2020| View More
Tester Introduces Legislation to Block William Pendley’s Illegal Leadership at BLM: ‘don’t tread on our public lands’
Following William Perry Pendley's refusal to follow direct orders from a Federal District Court Judge to vacate his position as de facto Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Senator Jon Tester today introduced legislation to put the matter to rest permanently by barring the Department of …