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Gianforte to Washington Governor: Your policy has "devastating impacts" on Montana


April 12, 2019

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Gianforte questions Washington Gov. Inslee at an Energy and Commerce Hearing on April 2.

WASHINGTON – At a congressional hearing last week, Congressman Greg Gianforte blasted Washington Gov. Jay Inslee for his anti-coal agenda that would kill Montana jobs and drive up electricity rates for Montana consumers.

After Gianforte described Inslee's agenda to have Washington state end all consumption of coal-fired electricity within the next six years, he circled back to Inslee's testimony.

"You testified today that your policies have had no detrimental effect on any community," Gianforte said.

Gianforte then cited a 2018 report from the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBE...

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