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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.
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.”
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.
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 Tax Day 2018 is the last time the American people will have to file their taxes under the complex, outdated tax code.”
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.