Montana Governor Greg Gianforte

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Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s Equal Pay Task Force Releases Final Report

The governor extended the task force through 2022, but Governor-elect Greg Gianforte has yet to disclose his plans for it.

Gianforte sends letter to lawmakers outlining his office’s COVID protocols

While the state has been under a mask mandate since the summer, lawmakers have say over the rules that govern how they operate in their chambers and while conducting legislative business. 

Gianforte supports Texas lawsuit to invalidate presidential election results – Bullock files brief asking Supreme Court to reject Texas lawsuit

Montana Congressman and Gov.-elect Greg Gianforte is one of 106 House Republicans Thursday who signed on to a “friend of the court” brief supporting the Texas lawsuit trying to invalidate presidential election results in four key states.

Montana Governor Elect Greg Gianforte’s natural resource advisor is former D.C. pipeline lobbyist

He worked for TransCanada to lobby Congress to back the Keystone XL pipeline and to ease the regulatory and permitting process for cross-border pipelines and domestic natural gas pipelines. 

Montana House Republicans want to allow committee chairs to kill bills

Under the pending rule change, members of the committee could still vote to overrule the chair and force a hearing on a bill — but that would require the unlikely scenario of Republicans, who control large majorities on all committees, of going against their own Republican chair.

As coal taxes decline, Republicans eye raising taxes on wind and solar developments

Republican Gov. elect Greg Gianforte signed the Americans for Tax Reform pledge to oppose and veto any and all efforts to raise taxes. Nonetheless, he indicates willingness weigh in tax proposals from the Legislature.

Montana Legislators Clash Over Rules for Legislative Session

Rep. Derek Skees, R-Kalispell, chair of the House Rules Committee, came down strongly against any effort to hold the session entirely remotely. Skees claimed the state is heading towards herd immunity.

Republican-led Efforts to Restrict State Land Deals Prompt Conservation Concerns

Despite pledges to protect public resources, administrative changes under Gov.-elect Gianforte and draft bills from GOP lawmakers have put some sportsmen on edge

Billings Gazette opinion: It’s time to face reality and do what’s right

We understand that both Governor-elect and U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and Sen. Steve Daines are Trump Republicans. They are loyal. They have won their 2020 elections while sticking close to President Trump’s policies and pronouncements. Close is actually an understatement.

Gov.-elect Gianforte says COVID trends ‘alarming,’ pandemic response will be 1st priority. What did he say 3 months ago?

“When I’m in the Capitol, I’m going to be wearing a mask,” Gianforte said. “I encourage other people to do that as well. I think it shows respect and concern.”