Greg Gianforte

April 21, 2021

Montana Governor Boosts Trades Education With New Law

MISSOULA,  MT (STL.News) At the construction site for SCHEELS, Governor Greg Gianforte signed into law the Montana Trades Education Credit (M-TEC) to expand trades education in the state. “Many jobs require specialized skills, and M-TEC ensures that Montanans have access to the training and education they need to acquire and refine...

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April 20, 2021

Montana Governor: Bills for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons Crisis

Gov. Gianforte Signs Bills Addressing Missing And Murdered Indigenous Persons Crisis HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte signed two bills to help address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) in Montana. “Montana faces a tragic trend of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons, and we must bring all resources to bear...

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April 20, 2021

Montana Governor Gianforte Signs Election Security Bills

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte signed Senate Bill 169 and House Bill 176 to preserve the integrity of Montana’s elections. “Montana has a long history of secure, transparent elections, setting a standard for the nation,” Gov. Gianforte said.  “These new laws will help ensure the continued integrity of Montana’s elections for years...

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April 19, 2021

Montana Governor Gianforte Signs Bill Expanding Telehealth

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte signed a bill to eliminate unnecessary telehealth regulations and open the door to expanding access to health care. “Telehealth services are transforming how care is delivered in Montana, particularly in our frontier and rural communities,” Gianforte said. “This new, commonsense law eliminates unnecessary, burdensome regulations, increases flexibility...

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April 14, 2021

Montana Governor: Executive Order Prohibiting Vaccine Passports

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte today issued an executive order prohibiting the state-sponsored development and required use of so-called vaccine passports in Montana. “I strongly encourage Montanans to get a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, which is our best path to protect our family and friends and get back to a more normal...

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April 13, 2021

Montana Governor Signs Bill To Increase Affordable Housing

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte yesterday signed Senate Bill 161 into law to make housing more affordable by cutting red tape and increasing supply. “For too long, burdensome regulations have limited the housing supply, driven up prices, and made buying a home increasingly out of reach for many hardworking Montanans,” Gov. Gianforte...

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March 31, 2021

Montana Governor Reduces Barriers To Vaccine Administration

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte issued a directive to reduce barriers to vaccine administration in pharmacies across Montana. “As we expand vaccine eligibility to all Montanans on April 1, we’re focused on reducing barriers Montanans face to get the vaccine and increasing access to it,” Governor Gianforte said.  “To that end, the...

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March 31, 2021

Montana Governor Gianforte Honors Doctors

Proclaims Today “national Doctors’ Day” In Montana HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte issued a proclamation marking today as National Doctors’ Day in Montana. The governor’s proclamation recognizes physicians across Montana who work to prevent illness and disease, treat and care for the sick, and save lives. Read the proclamation below and here:...

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March 30, 2021

Montana Selected For Academy On Cybersecurity Policy

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte  announced that Montana is one of four states selected to participate in the National Governors Association’s (NGA) 2021 Policy Academy to Advance Whole-of-State Cybersecurity. In the new policy academy, Montana will work with the NGA on developing and implementing cybersecurity workforce development plans. “As one of four...

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March 29, 2021

Montana Governor Honors Vietnam Veterans

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte today issued a proclamation marking today as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day in Montana. The governor’s proclamation recognizes Vietnam veterans, and their families, for their selfless service and sacrifice during the Vietnam War. Read the proclamation below and here: WHEREAS, the United States was engaged in the...

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March 26, 2021

Montana Governor: Funding For Forest Management Projects

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte today announced the funding of 14 forest management projects across Montana that will reduce wildfire risks, improve forest health and wildlife habitat, and support local economies with good-paying jobs in the forest industry. “Our Montana Comeback Plan calls for using all tools available to reduce wildfire risk...

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