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  • Grothman Discusses Overtime Pay in Workforce Protections Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned human resource professionals, labor policy experts and business owners about federal wages and the overtime rule during an Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks: “Why don’t we talk more about the overtime rule - the cause of workers who were previously exempt from overtime to be included in overtime. I always like to repeat a story of a buddy of mine back home whose daug... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Office Openings for President’s Day
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that his offices will be open on President’s Day, Feb. 20, 2017. Staff in both the Washington, D.C. and Fond du Lac offices will be here to serve constituents of the Sixth District next Monday. If you would like to contact Congressman Grothman’s office, please call 202-225-2476 (Washington, D.C.) or 920-907-0624 (Fond du Lac), or visit grothman.house.gov. “When I was a lawyer in the private sector, it was always frustrating that the gover... Read more

  • Grothman Speaks About Protecting Americans from Identity Theft
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today spoke in an Oversight and Government Reform Committee business meeting about Rep. David Valadao’s (R-Calif.) Social Security Fraud Prevention Act that prohibits agencies from including Social Security numbers on documents sent by mail. Transcript of Grothman’s remarks: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for granting me this time to speak today on the Social Security Fraud Prevention Act. “The Social Security Fraud Prevention Act prohibits agencies from incl... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Committee Assignments
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced his committee assignments for the 115th Congress. Grothman will sit on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR), the Education and Workforce Committee and the Budget Committee. Grothman will serve on two OGR subcommittees: Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs and the Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules Subcommittee. He will also serve on two Education and Workforce subcommittees: Higher Education and Workforce... Read more

  • Grothman Questions Officials on Impact of Obamacare on Health Insurance Market
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) yesterday questioned government officials about the impact of the so-called Affordable Care Act on the health insurance market during a Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules Subcommittee hearing. Senior Counselor for Policy for Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Vicki Robinson, Director of Health Care for the U.S. Government Accountability Office John Di... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement after President Trump announced the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: “I was elated to hear that President Trump picked Judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee. “Gorsuch’s education and track record as a conservative voice on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado makes him a worthy choice to inherit the seat left by Justice Scalia. During his career, Gorsuch has staunchly defe... Read more

  • Grothman, Johnson author bill to award Medal of Honor to WWII veteran
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) today introduced legislation to award Fond du Lac native James “Maggie” Megellas the Medal of Honor. The bill authorizes and requests President Donald Trump to award Megellas with the United States’ highest military honor for the courage he showed during the Battle of the Bulge. “More than 70 years ago, Maggie displayed a heroism in the face of one of WWII’s bloodiest battles that is deserving of our nation’s highest awar... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Friday's Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Friday’s executive order is just another example of President Trump fulfilling his campaign promises. Our focus, first and foremost, should be on defending America’s borders and keeping Americans safe. “It is important to specify that this is not a Muslim ban, as it has been widely misreported in the media. This executive order focuses only on improving our nation’s vetting process for those coming from areas of intensified conflict and with known terror groups attempting to infiltrate the U.S.... Read more

  • Grothman Praises President’s Executive Order on Keystone Pipeline
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Protecting Life

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement praising President Trump for his executive order on the Keystone XL pipeline project: “I wholeheartedly thank President Trump for his executive order today that allows for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. I’ve been an advocate for the Keystone XL project since coming to Congress, and this just shows what can be done when we have a president who listens. This project provides an excellent opportunity to ... Read more

  • Grothman Prevents Taxpayer Funding of Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted in favor of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (H.R. 7). Currently, the Hyde Amendment is in place to prevent tax-payer dollars from being used for abortions in certain government programs like Medicaid. However, the Hyde Amendment only protects against certain funds from being used to cover abortions and must be renewed every year. H.R. 7 makes the Hyde Amendment permanent and places a government-... Read more