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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.
September 18, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte sent a letter to leaders of the Farm Bill conference committee urging them to advance Montana priorities in the new Farm Bill.
August 1, 2018 In The News

A Congressional hearing was recently held to examine challenges faced by ranchers seeking to graze livestock on federal land and to identify opportunities for more productive range management practices.

During the hearing, cattle and sheep producers warned Congress that environmental laws are increasingly being misused by fringe activist groups and pose a growing threat to grazing on federal lands.

June 21, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted for the 2018 Farm Bill, addressing the critical needs of Montana farmers and ranchers.
June 2, 2018 In The News

As part of a tour to hear the concerns of eastern Montanans, U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., spent time in Sidney on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

While visiting with area residents, Gianforte remarked that during his time in Washington, D.C., he has found that a lot of bureaucrats don’t understand the rural way of life.

“This is the checks and balances part that our forefathers envisioned,” the Republican said of visiting with constituents.