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Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte, who led a bipartisan group of House members to eliminate outdated border taxes, hailed passage of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018, H.R. 4318. The bill passed unanimously on a vote of 402-0.
Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte is leading a bipartisan group of House members to eliminate outdated border taxes harmful to American consumers, businesses, and workers.
Gianforte is leading a letter to advance tariff legislation to help U.S. industries who face an unlevel playing field. Signed by 34 House members of both parties, the letter was sent today to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
(U.S. Senate)—U.S. Senators Jon Tester, Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte are urging the Forest Service to prioritize a conservation easement in northwest Montana that will strengthen the local economy and create jobs.
The Montana delegation threw their support behind an agreement between Stimson Lumber Company and the state of Montana to preserve more than 22,000 acres of private land for timber harvest, wildlife habitat, and recreational access.
Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted for pro-family, pro-growth tax reform. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cuts tax rates for Montanans at all income levels, provides relief to Montana families, and helps our small businesses grow and create jobs.
Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today introduced the East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 4645) to conserve a portion of the East Rosebud Creek, north of Yellowstone National Park, under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. The creek is a popular recreation destination and an important part of Montana’s $6 billion recreation and tourism industry.
Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today introduced legislation to protect a vital part of Montana’s recreation and tourism economy near Yellowstone National Park.
The Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act (H.R. 4644) withdraws mineral rights and bans mining operations on public land in an area north of the park. The permanent moratorium enjoys widespread support from the community.
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Committee on Natural Resources passed two bills, one which included an amendment from Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte, that reassert Congress’s role to regulate coal instead of an unelected regulatory regime.
“Bills that will protect Montana jobs, our communities, and affordable electricity from federal overreach today passed the House Natural Resources Committee,” Gianforte said.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on a vote of 227-205. The legislation reforms America’s tax code for the first time in 31 years and includes tax cuts for low- and middle-income Montanans who need relief the most.
The legislation lowers tax rates for hardworking Montanans, helps families with the expenses of raising their children, and makes it easier to file taxes. The measure reduces rates for businesses of all sizes and encourages business investment, which grows the economy, jobs, and wages.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Greg Gianforte welcomes a commitment from China’s largest retailer to purchase at least $200 million of Montana beef.
“This is great news for Montana’s stock growers. Continuing to open markets to Montana’s outstanding beef benefits our hard-working ranchers,” Congressman Greg Gianforte said.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Committee on Ways and Means released legislation to overhaul the nation’s tax code for the first time in 31 years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lets hard-working Montanans keep more of what they earn. Under the measure, a typical middle-income family of four receives a tax cut of $1,182.