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Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted to extend funding for community health centers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
“Extending funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program and for our community health centers has been one of my top priorities. This bill ensures our communities, particularly our rural ones, and thousands of Montana children continue to receive access to critical medical care,” Gianforte said.
Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte had a reassuring word today for Bart Riley, the owner of Riley’s Meats in Butte.
“We’ll pursue this. We’ll get to the bottom of this,” Gianforte told the small business owner.
Riley’s business, as well as others, has been the target of harassment by a supervisor for a federal agency.
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.”
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.
U.S. CONGRESS – Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has been awarded a $1,672,106 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
“The work continues to provide the people of Libby with a clean, healthy place to live, work, and raise a family,” Gianforte said. “This grant from the EPA will help the community in this ongoing effort.”
Washington, D.C. – After Montana State Auditor Matt Rosendale announced that Montanans could face another Obamacare premium increase in 2018, Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement:
“Despite promises that Obamacare would lower premiums and out-of-pocket expenses, hard-working Montanans are facing yet another year of higher insurance costs. On average, Montanans have seen their premiums spike 133 percent since 2013. Next year, about 30,000 Montanans, a majority of the individual market in our state, could see their premiums rise by over 23 percent.