Phil Rolen

Tester Doubles Down on WOTUS Support, Claims He Voted for “Sportsmen”

In the face of growing skepticism from Montanans, U.S. Senator Jon Tester appeared to double down on his support for a highly controversial new EPA water regulation this week. As reported by Media Trackers Tester recently joined with Democrats to block a measure which would have permanently killed the EPA’s Waters of the United States Rule (WOTUS).

Tester Sides With Obama on WOTUS Rule

After spending more than a year attempting to convince Montanans that he was concerned with the impacts of the proposed EPA Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) once again sided with the Obama Administration.

Tester Calls for Unconditional Debt Ceiling Increase

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) criticized Republicans last week for what he considers as “playing games” with the nation’s economy. Tester has called for an unconditional increase in the national debt limit, a position in contrast to that of GOP leaders who have called for conditional increases which are tied to spending cuts

Montana Delegation Strongly at Odds Over Iran Deal

With U.S. Senate Democrats — including U.S. Sen. Jon Tester — maneuvering to scuttle any possible veto override of President Obama’s nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Montana’s congressional delegation found itself sharply at odds this month over the controversial measure.