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Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today urged the Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with work on the Lower Yellowstone Intake Project.
“For 110 years, the Lower Yellowstone Intake Project has provided a dependable supply of water to over 58,000 acres of family farms in Montana and North Dakota. It has also created over 10,000 acres of wildlife habitat,” Gianforte said from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Greg Gianforte welcomes a commitment from China’s largest retailer to purchase at least $200 million of Montana beef.
“This is great news for Montana’s stock growers. Continuing to open markets to Montana’s outstanding beef benefits our hard-working ranchers,” Congressman Greg Gianforte said.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte helped secure passage of legislation that provides for comprehensive forest management reform. The bill addresses the growing economic and environmental threats of catastrophic wildfire.
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).