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November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to increase military pay, strengthen U.S. armed forces, improve veterans benefits, and end a half-decade of funding cuts that substantially reduced our military readiness.

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018 (NDAA) passed the House today 356-70. The bill authorizes $634.2 billion in military spending, a $26.4 billion increase above the president’s requests.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte will hold a telephone town hall to discuss tax reform, forest management reform, and other issues important to Montanans. The event will held Wednesday, November 15 beginning at 6:00 p.m. MST.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte this week voted to approve stronger sanctions against an Iranian regime that continues to sponsor terrorism and enlarge its intercontinental nuclear weapons programs in violation of the latest U.S. agreement.

October 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today announced the creation of the Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation.

“Montanans have a long history of serving our great state and country in uniform. That’s why I’ve started a program to recognize Montanans who have served our country proudly, returned to Montana, and served in our communities,” Gianforte said.

October 18, 2017 Page

Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation

September 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted Thursday for the Make America Secure and Prosperous Act which funds important priorities of Montanans and all Americans. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives 211 - 198.

“We have done our jobs in the House,” Gianforte said. “For the first time in a decade, the House has passed 12 appropriations bills to fund the government on time.”

September 5, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement following passage of several bills this week to help America’s veterans:

“Our veterans and their families have sacrificed so much in the defense of our nation and our way of life. Too often, they have been left behind by a federal system that neglects their most fundamental needs,” Gianforte said. “It is only right that we stand up to ensure our veterans receive the benefits they have earned and deserve for their selfless service.”

July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Make America Secure Appropriations Act on Thursday:

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement after Congress overwhelmingly passed sanctions against North Korea, Russia, and Iran:

“Today, we sent a strong message to nations that are actively working to undermine the safety and security of the American people: You will face consequences for your actions,” asserted Gianforte. “We will not stand for bad actors who support terrorism, develop nuclear warheads, and launch cyberattacks that threaten Americans.”