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  • Grothman Introduces Bill to Suspend Foreign Aid to Countries Refusing to Accept Criminal Immigrants
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced legislation suspending U.S. Foreign Aid to countries that deny or delay accepting their criminal aliens that have been ordered removed from the United States. The bill also requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit a report to Congress once a year that lists the countries refusing to allow their criminal citizens to return. In some cases, these criminal aliens have gone on to commit other crimes after their release. Fo... Read more

  • Grothman Investigates Poor Customer Service at IRS
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned government officials about the failure of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide adequate customer service during a House Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules and the Subcommittee on Government Operations. IRS Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement John Dalrymple, Assistant Inspector General, Returns Processing and Account Services for the Tr... Read more

  • Grothman Concerned about Effect of Obamacare Replacement Draft on Employer-Sponsored Coverage
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today reaffirmed his desire to repeal and replace Obamacare. However, upon reviewing the initial replacement draft and the universal health care tax credit, Grothman expressed some concerns about the potential replacement’s effect on employer-sponsored coverage. “The so-called Affordable Care Act has caused $1 trillion in new taxes on everything from life-saving medical devices to health insurance plans and $53 billion worth of new regulations while prem... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Trump’s Presidential Address
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman today released the following statement on President Trump’s joint address to Congress. “I was honored to be at President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress. “He hit the right combination of outreach, optimism and hard-hitting realism as we look toward our country’s semiquincentennial. “President Trump encouraged the Senate to confirm a judge, Neil Gorsuch, whose principles reflect our Constitution. He laid out a future of taking our country’s best imm... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Trump Transgender Bathroom Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement about last night’s announcement by President Trump reversing an Obama administration policy on transgender bathrooms in schools: “I applaud President Trump for upholding states’ rights and reversing a federal policy put in place by the Obama administration forcing all schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choosing. “This was one of the more ridiculous actions taken by P... Read more

  • 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