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.
October 17, 2019| View More
Aiming to shut the revolving door of lobbyist influence in Washington, U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today reintroduced legislation banning members of Congress from becoming lobbyists.
October 8, 2019| View More
With reports that one in four older Americans contacted by scammers in 2018 sent money, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is backing a bill aimed at curbing the growing number of scams perpetrated against seniors.
September 16, 2019| View More
U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced today he delivered more $7.6 million to the Montana Board of Crime Control to fund community-based organizations that assist with medical care, legal support, housing and other services for survivors of violent crime.
August 30, 2019| View More
Confronting the Crisis of Youth Homelessness, Tester Secures Nearly $3.5 Million for MT Continuum of Care Coalition
In an effort to address the crisis of youth homelessness in America, U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced today that the Montana Continuum of Care (MT CoC) Coalition will receive $3,427,682 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to combat youth homelessness in the Treasure …
August 20, 2019| View More
Following reports that the World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team are compensated far less than their male counterparts, U.S. Senator Jon Tester has signed on to two bills that would level the playing field for women in sports.