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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to increase military pay, improve military readiness, and increase America’s ability to confront aggression and national security threats.

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019 (NDAA) passed the House 351-66. The bill authorizes $717 billion in military spending, an increase of $83 billion from last year’s funding level.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte testified yesterday before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on behalf of Montana veterans and health care providers. Gianforte called for reforms at the VA to ensure Montana veterans have reliable, timely access to high quality care.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted today to improve veterans’ health care and reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the VA MISSION Act.

“It’s unacceptable that Montana veterans face long waits either to see a doctor or to schedule critical procedures,” said Gianforte. “The VA MISSION Act is a step in the right direction to reform the VA and ensure our veterans have reliable, timely access to high quality care.”

May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte today announced academy nominee Marshall Beatty’s offer of appointment from the United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, New York.

Marshall attends the USMA Prep School and is a graduate of Sentinel High School in Missoula.

While a student at Sentinel, Marshall served as student body president, volunteered for suicide prevention, and was a varsity athlete in track and cross country.

May 4, 2018 Press Release

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte is hosting Academy and ROTC Days for Montana students interested in learning more about attending a U.S. military academy or enrolling in an ROTC program. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Billings Army Reserve Center.

Representatives from various service academies and military ROTC programs will be available to answer questions and provide information to Montana students, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors.

April 14, 2018 In The News
MISSOULA - Suits and ties took the Downtown Missoula Holiday Inn as the Concerned Veterans for America Foundation welcomed veterans and entrepreneurs to discuss business. Representative Greg Gianforte (R-MT) was among other entrepreneurs who gave talks encouraging the development of veteran business.
January 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte tonight issued the following video statement after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address:
January 24, 2018 In The News
After honoring him in Congress for Veterans' Day, U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte came to Hamilton Tuesday to honor World War II veteran Jack Henley in person. Gianforte read the tribute to Henley's outstanding service that the congressman placed in the Congressional Record in November and presented Henley with a copy, along with a promise to also give him the flag that flew over the Capitol that day.
January 23, 2018 In The News
Federal government services were fully restored and operational on Tuesday, one day after Congress passed and the president signed a short-term spending bill. But lawmakers have just 16 days until it expires. Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT) says that he's ready to get a spending bill passed.
December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today announced his nominations for 31 students applying for enrollment into the U.S. military academies.