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There weren’t many fireworks, but supporters got a whiff of political headwinds working against a bill to permanently ban new mining claims in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park during a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on Thursday, as the committee’s Republican chair signaled his opposition to it.
Great Falls educator Pat Volkmar was recently honored by Rep. Greg Gianforte with a Spirit of Montana award "for inspiring young Montanans and providing them a unique opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial, trade, and leadership skills."
High school boys across the state are learning the inner workings of government this week in the Capital City. Our Bliss Zechman listened in on a special lecture students received at the American Legion's Boys State conference.
"We needed someone back in Washington who understood our way of life.," said rep. Greg Gianforte in his speech to students at boy’s state.
As part of a tour to hear the concerns of eastern Montanans, U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., spent time in Sidney on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
While visiting with area residents, Gianforte remarked that during his time in Washington, D.C., he has found that a lot of bureaucrats don’t understand the rural way of life.