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Coordinated care bill offers much-needed improvements for Wisconsin kidney patients

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By: Sue Hughes (Wis Politics) More than a year and a half on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus remains a massive concern for communities across Wisconsin. The most recent data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows that every single county in the state has at least a “high” case activity level, with the vast majority having either “very high” or “critically high” d...

In Response to Increase in Overdose Deaths in Wisconsin, Grothman Introduces the Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act

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(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the Fentanyl Penalties Parity Act, a bill to reduce the threshold for mandatory minimum penalties for fentanyl-related offenses, putting it on par with quantity thresholds for other opiate offenses, like heroin. Grothman is joined by 18 cosponsors, including Congressman Tom Tiffany (R-WI), Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI), C...

Dozens Of House Republicans Demand Biden Rescue American Missionaries Abducted In Haiti

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By: Henry Rodgers (Daily Caller) A group of 33 House Republicans sent a letter Thursday to President Joe Biden demanding that the U.S. government utilize all available resources to locate and rescue the 17 American missionaries abducted in Haiti. The letter, first obtained by the Daily Caller, was spearheaded by Republican Georgia Rep. Jody Hice and called on Biden to rescue the 17 American missio...

ALLEN LEADS LETTER URGING DHS TO FULLY IMPLEMENT MIGRANT PROTECTION PROTOCOLS

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By: Congressman Rick Allen Press Release Congressman Rick W. Allen (GA-12) today led a letter signed by over 40 members of Congress to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in response to the recent announcement of its intention to issue a new memo terminating the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy. As the letter states: “If the Department abandons ...

Rep. Grothman to Newsmax: Programs in $3.5T Bill Will 'Change America'

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By: Sandy Fitzgerald (Newsmax) The programs included in the proposed $3.5 trillion spending bill could "permanently change America" even if the bill's price tag is reduced, Rep. Glenn Grothman told Newsmax Wednesday. "Some of the things in this reconciliation plan are scary," the Wisconsin Republican said on Newsmax's "Wake Up America." "Apart from the spending and the amnesty with regard to illeg...

Comer, Oversight Republicans Renew Demand for Answers on Rampant Improper Payments in Medicaid Program

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Republicans wrote a follow-up letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure renewing their demand for answers regarding the massive number of improper payments made by the Medicaid program. CMS’s...

Grothman Joins Effort to Inspect Biden Administration’s Push to Pressure Concerned Parents Into Silence

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) joined his House Education and Labor Committee colleagues in sending a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting a briefing on the Attorney General’s October 4 memorandum to the FBI regarding more federal involvement to prevent threats to school personnel and board members. The memo made no distinction between...

Grothman’s Bipartisan Hmong New Year Resolution

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced H. Res. 691, a bipartisan resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Hmong New Year. Grothman is joined by Representatives Bryan Steil (WI-01), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Ron Kind (WI-03), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05), Tom Tiffany (WI-07), Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Betty McCollum (MN-04), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Do...

Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced two bills that will significantly increase career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The Workplace Choice and Flexibility for Individuals with Disabilities Act and the Restoration of Employment Choice for Adults with Disabilities Act. These bills are endorsed by A-Team USA, a grassroots organization that advocates for individuals with...

$3.5 Trillion

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation framework passed by the House Tuesday on a party line vote of 220-212. “While much of the focus this week has deservedly been on the embarrassing debacle in Afghanistan and the raging crisis at the Southern border, we should also take time to examine the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliatio...

Grothman Requests Unredacted Copy of COVID-19 Origins’ Intelligence Report

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Today, Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-WI) sent a letter to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines requesting the Intelligence Community (IC) provide an unredacted copy of the classified IC report the origins of COVID-19. “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) spent the majority of the last year and a half misleading the world on the origins...

Oversight Republicans Demand Special IG Briefing on Efforts to Prevent American Taxpayer Dollars from Falling into Taliban, Terrorist Hands

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) wrote Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John F. Sopko expressing serious concerns over President Biden’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal and the Administration’s fa...

Oversight Republicans: Blinken, Austin Must Testify before Committee on Biden’s Disastrous Afghan Withdrawal

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of State Secretary Antony Blinken and U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting their commitment to testify at an oversight hearing of ...

Oversight Republicans: Failure to Hold Hearing on Afghanistan is Dereliction of Duty

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), U.S. Representative Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), and Oversight Republicans sent a letter to Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) requesting an immediate full Committee hearing to conduct congressi...

Grothman Statement on Afghanistan

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on the chaos ensuing in Afghanistan due to President Biden’s decision to quickly withdraw from the country. “As Ranking Member of the House Oversight Committee Subcommittee on National Security, I have attended several hearings on Afghanistan over the past year. Sadly, after these hearings and having talked to members of the milit...

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