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November 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Vicki Christiansen urging the USFS to move forward with “Next Generation 3.0” contracts which will provide faster and more cost-effective airtankers to handle the complex wildland fire environment.
October 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte met with Park County residents, members of the Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition, and local leaders this week to recommit their efforts toward a permanent mineral withdrawal to protect Paradise Valley.
October 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement today after Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced a 20-year withdrawal of mineral rights for approximately 30,000 acres in Paradise Valley.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte led an effort on the House floor to draw attention to wildfires and the need for forest management reforms.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte’s bill to protect Paradise Valley passed the House Natural Resources Committee this morning.
September 21, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement today after the U.S. Forest Service recommended that approximately 30,000 acres in Paradise Valley be protected with a long-term withdrawal of mineral rights:
September 13, 2018 Press Release
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted to fix the maintenance backlog at our national parks and to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
August 23, 2018 In The News
A veil of smoke cradled the fire camp set up at the KOA campground at West Glacier on Wednesday morning as fire officials managing the Howe Ridge Fire met with Rep. Greg Gianforte to discuss the fire’s activity.
August 15, 2018 Press Release

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today held a public meeting in Lewistown to discuss public lands bills he introduced earlier this year. The event featured a roundtable discussion with key stakeholders and a period dedicated to public comment.

The meeting focused on legislation Gianforte introduced in March to restore more than 690,000 acres of Montana public lands, which federal land management agencies found not suitable for wilderness designation, to the active management of the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management.

August 10, 2018 In The News
The Rocky Mountain Emergency Services Training Center, at the Helena Regional Airport, was created more than 20 years ago. Today, it gives hundreds of firefighters a year a chance to practice dealing with aircraft fires. U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte visited the facility Friday to learn more about their operations.