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February 10, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today announced that Brock McDaid of Townsend received an offer of appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. McDaid is a senior at Broadwater High School.

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) on Friday honored three Montana veterans for their service to country and their communities.

At the American Legion Post #2 in Helena, Gianforte presented the 2019 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation to U.S. Army veteran Dave Cogley of Clancy, U.S. Air Force veteran Karen Semple of Montana City, and U.S. Army veteran Bill White of Helena.

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today announced that Abraham Johnson of Missoula received an offer of appointment to the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Johnson is a senior at Hellgate High School.

January 21, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today announced that David Hogenson of Bozeman has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

David played basketball with the Gallatin Valley Christian Home School Cougars, played soccer with Petra Academy, and ran track for Heritage Christian School. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol and organized an event to benefit a project providing access to clean water in Ethiopia.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today announced his nominations for 20 Montana students applying for enrollment into U.S. military academies.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today voted for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes his measure to provide federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 377-48 vote.

December 4, 2019 Press Release

On a vote of 417-3, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed Congressman Greg Gianforte’s bipartisan bill to crack down on illegal robocalls.

“Robocalls are not only a nuisance, they’re a threat to honest, hardworking Montanans. Illegal robocalls seek to exploit them and steal their personal, private information and their money,” Gianforte said. “It’s time to put an end to the stories I hear too often from Montanans about illegal robocalls.”

November 21, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester today celebrated the U.S. Senate passage of their bipartisan legislation to rename the VA clinic in Bozeman after fallen Montana war hero, Staff Sergeant Travis Atkins.

Gianforte introduced legislation in the U.S. House, H.R. 1918, and will work to secure passage before the bill heads to the President’s desk.

November 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today announced the recipients of the 2019 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, a unique recognition of Montana veterans who served our country and continued their service in their communities.

July 26, 2019 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act which included Congressman Greg Gianforte’s Tracing Back and Catching Unlawful Robocalls Act.

Gianforte spoke on the House floor encouraging lawmakers to pass the bill. “Too many robocalls are deceptive and destructive – from bogus insurance offers to threats of legal action. Scam artists scheme to steal hardworking Montanans’ private personal and financial information,” Gianforte said.