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May 9, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte spoke on the House floor today to report that “optimism among Montana small businesses is strong and on the rise.” “I recently concluded a tour of Montana’s Main Street businesses, and I listened as business owners described their growing confidence,” Gianforte said.
May 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte recently concluded his Montana Small Business Tour, which coincided with National Small Business Week (April 29 - May 5). Gianforte’s tour included stops in Bozeman, Missoula, Ronan, Kalispell, and Great Falls to discuss issues important to Montana’s small businesses.

May 4, 2018 In The News
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday presented Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., with its Spirit of Enterprise Award for his work to promote economic growth and Main Street businesses.
May 2, 2018 In The News

As a group of land managers debated ways to find jobs in Montana’s public forests, Rep. Greg Gianforte assured them Congress was working on the problem too.

“The fundamental solution is we’ve got to get back and manage our forests again,” Gianforte, R-Montana, told the Montana Counties Forest Summit attendees on Tuesday. “Until we do, these severe fire are going to continue. We know the benefits when we manage our forests. There’s healthier forests, more habitat, more wildlife, we have jobs and the fires are less severe.”

April 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to modernize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), but only after ensuring Montana priorities, including Essential Air Service, were included in the bill.
April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte addressed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday to support legislation that brings certainty to Montana electric cooperatives and ratepayers. The bill, which Gianforte sponsored, later passed the House.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte observed Tax Day 2018 with a speech on the House floor to mark the last time Americans will file their federal taxes under the old tax code.

“I don’t make it a habit of celebrating Tax Day,” Gianforte said, “but this year is different. Tax Day 2018 is the last time the American people will have to file their taxes under the complex, outdated tax code.”

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted to amend the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget.

Before the amendment’s consideration, Gianforte spoke on the House floor in support of its passage.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte provided the following statement after the House Agriculture Committee released the new Farm Bill:

“I’m really encouraged with what I’m seeing in the new Farm Bill, particularly with Montana’s fingerprints on it. The new Farm Bill provides greater certainty for our ag producers, maintains a strong safety net for our farmers, includes much needed regulatory relief, and improves how we manage our forests.

April 11, 2018 In The News
Snow may still be on the ground, but last year’s wildfire season isn’t too far from memory. We have good news for Montanans, though. After years of negotiation, we have finally secured a deal that moves forward on much-needed forest management reforms.