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February 7, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has agreed to settle Powell County’s debt for the U.S. Coast Guard’s cleanup of the Roundhouse Site in 2014.

January 31, 2020 Press Release

At a congressional hearing this week on the effect of wildfires on the power sector and the environment, Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) addressed the impact of severe wildfires in Montana.

During a joint hearing before the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, Gianforte reminded lawmakers of Montana’s devastating wildfires in 2017 and emphasized the importance of active forest management to reduce the severity of wildfires.

October 16, 2019 Press Release
At a congressional hearing today, Gianforte blasted Google for rejecting hunting advertisements under the guise of “animal cruelty,” calling its decision “absurd.”
September 10, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging a swift, thorough and transparent investigation into the impact of the fire that occurred at a Tyson Food beef processing plant in Holcomb, Kansas.
September 9, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte today led a bipartisan effort to aid cattle producers and live-cattle haulers who face a crisis because of an August fire.
July 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) relisted the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem:

June 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement following the Administration’s announcement today to reverse its decision calling for closures and agency transfers in the Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) program:
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte today joined Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney at the EPA’s signing of the Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), and 17 other members of Congress introduced the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2019, a solution to the growing economic and environmental threats of catastrophic wildfire.
May 3, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to the CEO of Google, Mr. Sundar Pichai, demanding Google reverse its prohibition on hunting advertising.