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Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate one of its front-line supervisors for abusing his power and targeting Montana meat packers.
In a letter to Carmen Rottenberg, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food and Safety, Gianforte called for an investigation into the department’s practices and specifically the egregious conduct of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) front-line supervisor Jeffrey Legg.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Greg Gianforte took to the House floor today to bring needed attention to the wildfires in Montana.
“I met with leaders and firefighters at five fires this summer and witnessed the destruction firsthand,” Gianforte said. “I hope this image and the others from back home will make my colleagues more aware of the fires’ devastation and the need for relief in the Treasure State.”
Bozeman, Mont. – Congressman Greg Gianforte recently completed a listening tour which covered all of Montana’s 56 counties. Montana’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gianforte began his tour shortly after his election and met with constituents in every county by the end of August. Gianforte logged more than 3,700 miles as he crisscrossed the state.
U.S. CONGRESS — Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today secured emergency relief for farmers and ranchers severely impacted by the Lodgepole Complex fires in Eastern Montana.
Earlier today, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced he would grant Gianforte and Daines’s request to permit ranchers to move cattle on retired grazing allotments within the Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge (CMR).
U.S. CONGRESS — U.S. Senator Steve Daines and U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte today requested emergency relief to farmers and ranchers severely impacted by the Lodgepole Complex Wildfire in Eastern Montana.
In a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Daines and Gianforte urged Zinke to grant farmers and ranchers the ability to graze livestock on retired grazing allotments within the Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge (CMR).