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  • Grothman: Four-year college should not be only path emphasized to students
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today emphasized the importance of young adults choosing a higher education path that will best suit their needs while incurring the least amount of student debt during an Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development hearing. Grothman questioned higher education experts on the value of four-year degrees for all students, and the importance of technical colleges and trade schools in reducing student loan debt. Exc... Read more

  • Grothman Touts Wisconsin Technical School Success during Ed. & Workforce Committee Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today praised Wisconsin technical colleges while speaking in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353), of which he is a co-sponsor, during a House Education and the Workforce Committee markup of the bill. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks “I’m honored to cosponsor this bill today. I think the bill moves the federal involvement in technical education the right way. “We have a great technical college sys... Read more

  • Grothman Votes to Pass Obamacare Replacement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today issued the following statement after voting to repeal and replace Obamacare with the American Health Care Act. “Obamacare is a proven disaster. Premiums have skyrocketed, quality of care has suffered and, more and more, Washington has exerted itself into what should be private, trusted doctor-patient relationships. “I voted for the new health care bill because the current system is unsustainable. Already, one-third of America’s counties only have o... Read more

  • Grothman Speaks on House Floor in Support of Worker Choice in Overtime Compensation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180). Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks: “I’d like to speak on the Working Families Flexibility Act. “Over a period of time, the rules and regulations this body has passed [have become] one-size-fits-all and lack common sense. “I’m glad to be a co-sponsor of this bill, which gives people flexibility. If they work more than 40 hours in a we... Read more

  • Grothman Votes to Give Workers Choice in Overtime Compensation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to advance the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) out of the Education and the Workforce Committee. The Working Families Flexibility Act is a straightforward bill that allows private-sector employers to give hourly workers the option of either monetary compensation or additional paid time off for any overtime hours worked. Grothman is a co-sponsor of the bill. For example, those hourly employees who work 48 hours in a week currently... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Town Hall Meeting in Neenah
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced an upcoming town hall meeting in Neenah on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. The town hall meeting location is as follows: Neenah City Hall 211 Walnut St. Neenah, WI 54956 ### U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman is serving his second term representing Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read more

  • Grothman to Host Open House
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    The office of Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) will hold an open house on April 24, 2017, at its new location in Fond du Lac. Members of the public are invited to tour the office, and meet Congressman Grothman and his staff. When: April 24, 2017, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Location: 24 W. Pioneer Rd. Fond du Lac, WI 54935 Refreshments will be provided. ### U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman is serving his second term representing Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read more

  • Grothman Explains Internet Privacy Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Over the last two days, I held seven town hall meetings across the Sixth District. After talking to folks about their issues of concern, there seems to be widespread misinformation about a vote Congress took last month on Internet privacy. Congress voted last month to prevent overreaching rules from taking effect and creating a disjointed and unclear privacy regime on the Internet. The way the rules were structured meant you had different levels of protection depending on what you were doing onl... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Tactical Strikes Against Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    "This week’s chemical attacks in Syria were an atrocious act against the Syrian people and many innocent children. America needed to take action to stop any future attacks. President Trump was right to take a strong stand in condemning the use of chemical weapons. I applaud our administration for holding Bashar al-Assad accountable." Read more

  • Grothman: Workers Should Have Options for Overtime Compensation
    Posted in Press Releases on April 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today spoke about the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180) in an Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing The Working Families Flexibility Act is a straightforward bill that allows private-sector employers to give hourly workers the option of either monetary compensation or additional paid time off for any overtime hours worked. Grothman is a co-sponsor of the bill. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks: “I recently ran ... Read more