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September 7, 2017 Press Release

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.”

September 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to provide $7.85 billion to help with relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey.

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement after the bill’s passage:

“Our hearts go out to the people of Houston and to all affected by Hurricane Harvey which has left catastrophic damage in its wake. This funding represents an important first step to help Americans devastated by the hurricane as they work to recover and rebuild.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

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.

August 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte responded favorably to a new report by the Department of Interior that recommends replacing misguided federal policy with more state control to improve sage grouse conservation and economic development on public lands. 

August 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte praised a Department of Interior decision to repeal a last-minute Obama administration rule that could hurt Montana’s rural economy. The mandate would impose burdensome new regulations on production companies with oil, gas, and coal leases on federal land as well as coal leases on tribal lands. 

July 30, 2017 Press Release

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).
 

July 27, 2017 Press Release

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).
 

June 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Greg Gianforte introduced his first bill today and co-sponsored several pieces of legislation to drain the swamp and bring accountability to Washington. 

The bills will balance the budget, enact term limits, and ban members of Congress from becoming lobbyists. 

Gianforte introduced the Balanced Budget Accountability Act, which requires Congress to pass a balanced budget or members won’t receive a paycheck. Under this bill, Congress would have to balance the budget in 10 years.