Washington – Today, Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte and U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the Forest Service’s approval of a project to help restore areas of the Kootenai National Forest that were damaged in last year’s West Fork Fire. The West Fork Fire Salvage and Restoration Project will begin implementation in August.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized the Montana Outfitters and Guides Association with the Spirit of Montana commendation for the organization’s Big Hearts Under the Big Sky.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte voted for immigration reform measures that fix America’s broken immigration system.
“America’s borders have been too open for too long. Drug cartels, dangerous gangs, and human traffickers exploit our weak borders and bring crime to our communities,” Gianforte said.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte released the following statement in response to the Montana Chamber Foundation’s report on “The Economic Impact of the Early Retirement of Colstrip Units 3 and 4”:
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today signed onto a bill to permanently reauthorize the Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is set to expire in less than 100 days unless Congress reauthorizes it.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Frank and Bettie Barber of Lloyd with the Spirit of Montana commendation. For 20 years, the Barbers have volunteered their working ranch in the Bearpaw Mountains for an annual archery competition. The Barbers have also established a scholarship to benefit agriculture students at Montana State University-Northern.
WASHINGTON – Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte today voted for the 2018 Farm Bill, addressing the critical needs of Montana farmers and ranchers. The bill improves how federal forests are managed and reforms the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, to return able-bodied recipients without young children to the workforce.