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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.”
BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte wrapped up his Tax Cuts and Jobs Tour today in Shelby.
“Throughout the tour, I heard loud and clear from Montanans that the tax cuts passed in December are helping them,” Gianforte said. “Because of the tax cuts, hardworking Montanans are keeping more of what they earn, and our small businesses are growing, hiring more people, and increasing wages.”
During his Tax Cuts and Jobs Tour, Gianforte had stops in Bozeman, Helena, Missoula, Billings, Great Falls, and Shelby.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte welcomed the recent announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that it would delay the implementation of its electronic logging devices (ELD) regulation for agriculture related industries.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will provide a 90-day temporary waiver of the ELD mandate for agriculture related transportation.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte congratulated the University of Montana men’s basketball team, and wished them success in the 2018 NCAA tournament.
“The Grizzlies will be strong contenders. Their defense is relentless, leading the Big Sky Conference this year. Every player on the floor contributes to their offense. They represent the spirit of Montana,” Gianforte said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted for fiscal responsibility and against a spree of more than $300 billion in new discretionary spending.