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  • 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

  • Grothman Announces Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced upcoming town hall meetings for April 10-11, 2017. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Monday, April 10, 2017 10:00-11:00 a.m. Mead Public Library 710 North 8th Street Sheboygan, WI 53081 2:00-3:00 p.m. Valders Community Center 420 N Liberty Street Valders, WI 54245 Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:30-10:30 a.m. Marquette County Senior Dining Site 140 Lake Court Montello, WI 53949 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Neshkoro Area Community C... Read more

  • Grothman Accepting Entries for Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that his office is accepting entries for the 2017 Artistic Discovery Competition. The Artistic Discovery Competition is open to all high school students in Wisconsin’s Sixth District. The winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year in an exhibit that features winners from other congressional districts across the U.S. Artworks entered in the contest may be up to 26” x 26” x 4”, including the frame, and ca... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Bill to Eliminate Work Requirement Waivers for Food Stamps
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bill amending the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008. Typically, non-disabled working age adults without dependents who participate in the food stamps program have to fulfill certain work requirements to receive benefits. During the recession, the Obama administration created waivers for these work requirements. Grothman’s bill would eliminate the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to grant these waivers from work requirements for n... Read more

  • Grothman Votes to Advance American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to advance the American Health Care Act (AHCA) out of the House Budget Committee, which will allow the bill to continue the process towards a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Grothman voted for the bill with the understanding that changes will be made to the AHCA before it comes to the House floor. House rules prevent amendments from being added to the bill in the Budget Committee. Changes Grothman would be happy to se... Read more