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  • 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

  • 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 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 Agrees With Trump on Pharmaceuticals
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today issued the following statement after President-elect Trump’s press conference, during which the president-elect questioned pharmaceutical companies’ drug prices: “President-elect Trump was right to call out Big Pharma today for high drug prices and manufacturing practices that take place primarily outside of the U.S. My concerns include not only outrageous prices, but also overprescribing of opiates which leads to heroin addiction and overprescribi... Read more

  • In Case You Missed It...Grothman Op-Ed: Mylan CEO should be ashamed of EpiPen prices
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    The Hill Mylan CEO Should be Ashamed of EpiPen Prices By Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) Last week the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the skyrocketing price of life-saving Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, better known as the EpiPen. This hearing was especially important because EpiPens are predominantly used to keep children alive, which makes accessibility imperative. During the hearing, I and other members of the committee questioned Heather Bresch, CEO of Myl... Read more

  • Grothman Questions Mylan CEO on Rising Price of EpiPens
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    (Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) last night questioned officials about the price of EpiPens at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) hearing. Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, the pharmaceuticals company that manufacturers EpiPen, and FDA Deputy Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Dr. Doug Throckmorton addressed the skyrocketing price of the life-saving EpiPen. Dr. Throckmorton also touched on ways to speed up the FDA approval process of ... Read more

  • Grothman Statement On King v. Burwell Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    (Washington, D.C.) - Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wisconsin) released the following statement on the King v. Burwell decision by the Supreme Court to uphold Obamacare subsidies. “The uncertainty working families and employers throughout my district have suffered because of Obamacare is disappointing, to say the least,” said Congressman Grothman. “It is frustrating that once again the Supreme Court has disregarded Congressional intent. This ruling shows us that the rule of law is under attack by not on... Read more