Latest Jon Tester Stories

2011-06-29 12:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) have established the first-ever Senate Community Pharmacy Caucus, an effort endorsed today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO ) The purpose of this caucus is to advocate for community pharmacy issues while serving as a clearinghouse of ideas and information for senators, staff, and other...

2011-05-18 18:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the Senate floor today, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) announced that he would amend his Debit Interchange Fee Study Act (S. 575) to shorten the study period of Fed interchange price caps from two years to fifteen months. Tester noted that the move is designed to attract the 60 votes necessary to overcome a filibuster by supporters of the Durbin debit card price fixing amendment. "Almost every day, a new voice speaks out in support of...

2011-04-18 15:46:00

NEWTOWN, Conn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following continued attacks by anti-hunting groups to ban traditional ammunition (ammunition containing lead-core components) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976, Senators Jon Tester (D-Montana) and John Thune (R-South Dakota), co-chairmen of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation (S. 838) to clarify the longstanding exemption of ammunition and ammunition components under the act....

2009-06-11 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly send a...

2008-10-31 06:00:18

By Karl Puckett GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Wind farm development has many Montanans turning green. Now the question is how many of them will turn blue when they vote for president Tuesday. Since 2006, 178 giant turbines have sprouted in farm fields at four commercial facilities churning out a combined 270 megawatts of electricity, with even more projects in the planting stages, according to the state Department of Commerce. Energy policy is front and center for presidential candidates...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).