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WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today urged the U.S. Senate to “avoid political games” and confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States.
“Mr. Speaker, Judge Kavanaugh enjoyed bipartisan support when the Senate confirmed him 12 years ago. I urge the Senate to avoid political games, sideshows, and stunts and confirm Judge Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court,” Gianforte said.
Gianforte also described how Kavanaugh’s rulings and jurisprudence have impacted Montana.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States:
Great Falls educator Pat Volkmar was recently honored by Rep. Greg Gianforte with a Spirit of Montana award "for inspiring young Montanans and providing them a unique opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial, trade, and leadership skills."
Volkmar, of North Middle School, launched and advises Grizz Biz, a program that provides students with opportunities to learn valuable skills, operate a business, and earn a paycheck.
WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of six first-term lawmakers, including Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte, today introduced a Constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms an individual may serve as a member of Congress. The legislation limits congressional terms to twelve years in both chambers, six two-year terms in the House and two six-year terms in the Senate.
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte honored Harold Blattie with the Spirit of Montana award for his successful leadership of the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) and his 40 years of public service. Blattie, the executive director of MACo, is retiring from the organization in May.
Gianforte’s Spirit of Montana is a weekly recognition of Montanans for their accomplishments, dedication, or service. Gianforte provides a statement about the recipient for the Congressional Record and personally contacts the honoree.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today for two bills to reform how the IRS treats taxpayers.
“These reforms clean up Washington by prioritizing taxpayers ahead of bureaucrats at the IRS,” Gianforte said. “After the first major tax reform in 30 years, it just makes sense that we should overhaul the IRS, too, and put taxpayers first.”
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Congressman Greg Gianforte today invited high school students in Montana to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.
“This year’s Congressional Art Competition provides Montana’s high school students an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. The winning submission will be hung in the U.S. Capitol where hundreds of thousands of visitors can see the artwork of one of Montana’s most talented young artists,” Gianforte said. “It will also be one of my reminders of home.”