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March 12, 2019 Press Release
Congressmen Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) reintroduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation to relieve certain sectors of the trucking industry from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate.
March 12, 2019 In The News
There will be no 24-hour port of entry from Canada into eastern Montana starting a month from now, if the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol carries out changes announced Thursday.
March 7, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) strongly urging the agency reconsider a recent proposal to reduce the hours of operation at four of Montana’s ports of entry.
February 6, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today reintroduced a bipartisan bill to provide much-needed authorization for Montana rural water infrastructure. 

“Unfortunately, not all Montanans have access to a reliable supply of water,” Gianforte said. “This critical bipartisan legislation will improve Montana’s water infrastructure and better ensure that more than 20,000 Montanans in our rural communities have a steady supply of water for drinking and agriculture.”

December 20, 2018 Press Release
President Trump today signed into law the Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (SIREN) Act of 2018. Congressmen Gianforte and Loebsack’s bipartisan law reauthorizes a federal grant program that helps rural communities and the EMS providers that serve them.
December 12, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted for the Farm Bill Conference Report, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives 369-47. Ahead of the vote, Gianforte spoke on the House floor, urging his colleagues to vote for the legislation.
December 11, 2018 Press Release
Farm Bill negotiators last night released the Farm Bill Conference Report which includes measures Congressman Greg Gianforte advocated to benefit Montana.
November 30, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte took to the House floor, urging Farm Bill negotiators to include critical forest management reforms in the new Farm Bill.
November 26, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to William Beam, deputy administrator of Farm Programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to urge the agency to include coverage under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) for producers who suffered substantial losses this past winter.

October 17, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte was presented with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) for his strong support of Montana’s agriculture industry. The award was presented during a visit to the Arntzen Angus Ranch in Hilger, MT.