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.
January 27, 2020| View More
U.S. Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement celebrating the commemoration of federal recognition of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians:
January 15, 2020| View More
U.S. Senator Jon Tester today urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to expedite their efforts to find Selena Not Afraid, who went missing on January 1, 2020 near a rest stop on Interstate 90 between Billings and Hardin.
January 13, 2020| View More
U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) are kicking off the new year with bipartisan legislation to strengthen oversight for veterans at the nation’s second largest federal agency.
January 3, 2020| View More
For decades, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Montana have lived in a state of neitherness — neither completely Native American nor non-Native American. But last month, its 5,400 members received a gift they have waited decades for -- federal recognition. The Little Shell …
December 20, 2019| View More
Following more than a century of efforts by Tribal members and dedicated efforts by U.S. Senators Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Congressman Greg Gianforte, federal recognition of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians officially became law today after President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).