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Congressman Greg Gianforte

Representing Montana

Public Lands

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August 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte responded favorably to a new report by the Department of Interior that recommends replacing misguided federal policy with more state control to improve sage grouse conservation and economic development on public lands. 

August 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte praised a Department of Interior decision to repeal a last-minute Obama administration rule that could hurt Montana’s rural economy. The mandate would impose burdensome new regulations on production companies with oil, gas, and coal leases on federal land as well as coal leases on tribal lands. 

July 30, 2017 Press Release

U.S. CONGRESS — Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today secured emergency relief for farmers and ranchers severely impacted by the Lodgepole Complex fires in Eastern Montana.
 
Earlier today, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced he would grant Gianforte and Daines’s request to permit ranchers to move cattle on retired grazing allotments within the Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge (CMR).
 

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to declare Montana eligible for emergency funds.

Gianforte and Daines sent a letter to Brock Long, Administrator of FEMA, requesting reconsideration of Montana’s request for eligibility for fire management assistance. The Lodgepole Complex fires have already consumed more than 270,000 acres, and the devastating disaster threatens the livelihood of thousands of Montanans.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

U.S. CONGRESS — U.S. Senator Steve Daines and U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte today requested emergency relief to farmers and ranchers severely impacted by the Lodgepole Complex Wildfire in Eastern Montana.
 
In a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Daines and Gianforte urged Zinke to grant farmers and ranchers the ability to graze livestock on retired grazing allotments within the Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge (CMR).
 

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Gianforte released the following statement today on the decision to delist the Grizzly Bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: 

“This is an incredible win for Montana and for the Grizzly Bear,” stated Gianforte. “I applaud the work that was done to aid in their recovery. With this act, management control of the Grizzly Bear in the Yellowstone Ecosystem returns to Montana, where it belongs. The next step is to de-list the Grizzly Bear across all of Montana.”