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.
March 31, 2020| View More
As part of his ongoing effort to bolster public safety in Montana during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced that Montana will receive an estimated $4.7 million to bolster state and local law enforcement efforts and purchase protective equipment for officers. A city, county and Tribal breakdown …
March 26, 2020| View More
After helping 16 Montanans return home from the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship earlier this week, U.S. Senator Jon Tester continues his work to ensure that Montanans traveling or living abroad can return safely home to the United States.
March 13, 2020| View More
Tester Introduces Bills to Guarantee COVID-19 Testing Is Free & Boost Support for Unemployed Montanans
In the face of the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced legislation …
March 9, 2020| View More
With foreign interference in U.S. elections posing an imminent threat to American democracy, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is backing legislation that would increase transparency in digital advertising, require campaigns to report interference to federal authorities and close loopholes that allow foreign nationals to contribute to campaigns.
March 6, 2020| View More
Tester Demands Indian Health Service Publically Release Report on Mishandling of Stanley Weber Sexual Assault Cases
U.S. Senator Jon Tester is demanding transparency from the Indian Health Service (IHS) following their refusal to hold themselves accountable by making public a report that details their decades-long mishandling of convicted sex-offender Dr. Stanley Patrick Weber.