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Our unique analysis of the bills Tester has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tester is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jon Tester sits on the following committees:
- Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
- Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Some of Tester’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 603: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the ...
- S. 604: A bill to reauthorize and improve a grant program to assist institutions of ...
- S. 606: A bill to extend the right of appeal to the Merit Systems Protection ...
- S. 434: Security Clearance Accountability, Reform, and Enhancement Act of 2015
- S. 390: Making Public Land Public Access Act
- S. 367: Sunlight for Unaccountable Non-profits (SUN) Act
- S. 366: Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act
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From Jan 2007 to Mar 2015, Tester missed 22 of 2,564 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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Recent Legislative Activity
Joint Resolution Passed 53/46
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: NayMar 4, 2015 11:38 a.m.
Reported by Committee
Sponsor: Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]
Last Action: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 4, 2015.Mar 4, 2015
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 53/45
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: NayMar 3, 2015 2:18 p.m.