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July 6, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s June jobs report.
June 22, 2018 In The News
Citing concern about its effect on small businesses shipping out of state, Montana officials Thursday decried a U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that will allow states to collect sales tax from online sellers.
June 22, 2018 In The News

There weren’t many fireworks, but supporters got a whiff of political headwinds working against a bill to permanently ban new mining claims in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on Thursday, as the committee’s Republican chair signaled his opposition to it. 

June 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte spoke on the House floor about the good things happening in our economy and the benefits Montanans are enjoying from tax reform.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Gianforte voted for and President Trump signed into law in December 2017, is the first major reform of the federal tax code in more than 30 years. The new law cuts tax rates for all taxpayers, expands the standard deduction, doubles the child tax credit, preserves retirement savings accounts, and provides needed relief to Montana’s small businesses.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s May 2018 jobs report:

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.