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Grothman Introduces Bill to Defend Innovation and Combat Government Overreach

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) introduced the No Industrial Restrictions in Secret Act (No IRIS Act) to reduce undue red tape imposed by the Biden Administration through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This bill is supported by the American Chemistry Council as well as Hexion Specialty Chemicals, who has a manufacturing plant in Sheboygan. ...

Grothman’s Bipartisan Bill to Honor Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper Passes Through Committee

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman’s (WI-06) bipartisan legislation to designate the U.S. Post Office located on Fremont Street in Kiel as the “Trooper Trevor J. Casper Post Office Building” has passed through the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability. The next step for this bill is a vote on the House floor. Introduced in September 2023, Grothman led the entire Wisconsin Congressional de...

Grothman, Mfume Introduce Bill to Streamline CBO Fiscal Transparency

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) introduced H.R. 7184, the CBO Data Access Act, a bipartisan initiative designed to benefit the taxpayers by enhancing the efficiency of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) process behind projecting the fiscal impact of proposed legislation. A transparent and efficient federal government is crucial to best serve the American people, and th...

Grothman, Gallagher Introduce SPEAR Act to Protect Sturgeon Spearing in Wisconsin

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) announced legislation to protect the annual sturgeon spearing on the Winnebago system. The bill, called the Sturgeon Protected and Exempt from Absurd Regulations (SPEAR) Act, would proactively exempt the state of Wisconsin from any listing of lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. Currently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...

Grothman’s Bills to Encourage Responsible Student Loan Borrowing Included in College Cost Reduction Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) is proud to announce that two of his bills, the Responsible Borrowing Act and the Protecting Taxpayers from Student Loan Bailouts Act, have been incorporated into the College Cost Reduction Act, a substantial piece of legislation that provides a comprehensive solution that will lower college costs for students and families. This bill was produced by the House Com...

Bipartisan Group of House Members Introduce Bill to Protect Older Workers from Age Discrimination

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and a bipartisan group of House Education and the Workforce Committee members on the introduction of the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), a bipartisan proposal to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for older workers. This legislation has been endorsed by AARP. POWADA returns the legal stand...

Grothman, Cartwright Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Staffing Shortage in Bureau of Prisons

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) have introduced the BOP Direct-Hire Authority Act, a bipartisan bill to alleviate staffing shortages at Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facilities across the country by cutting bureaucratic red tape, which will enhance the safety and security of BOP personnel. This legislation received support from 11 cosponsors, as well as the Council of Prison...

Grothman’s Bill to Lower Costs for Cancer Patients

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Representatives Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Joe Morelle (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Brian Higgins (D-NY), and Doris Matsui (D-CA) have co-lead the introduction of the Cancer Drug Parity Act. This bill lowers costs for cancer patients prescribed oral medications by requiring that health insurers provide coverage for oral cancer treatments that is equ...

Grothman’s Bipartisan Hmong New Year Resolution

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced H. Res. 801, a bipartisan resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Hmong New Year. Grothman is joined by Representatives Bryan Steil (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Betty McCollum (D-MN), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), Dean Phillips (D-MN), Jim Costa (D-CA), Scott Pet...

Grothman Statement on Censure Resolution of Rashida Tlaib

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) issued the following statement on his vote to table the censure resolution of Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI): “I have consistently criticized Rashida Tlaib’s radical left-wing ideology including her bizarre support for Hamas and similar groups in the Middle East,” said Grothman. “However, I disagree with the tendency in recent years to censure, remove from c...

Grothman Introduces Bipartisan Air America Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the bipartisan Air America Act, which will correct an inequity suffered by the brave Americans who are former employees of Air America by ensuring they receive the federal retirement benefits and recognition they have earned. This legislation was inspired by Neil Hansen, resident of Wisconsin’s Sixth District, who was a pilot for Air America during...

Grothman Applauds the Election of Speaker Johnson

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) issued the following statement after Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) was elected Speaker of the House: “I am proud to congratulate Mike Johnson on becoming the 56th Speaker of the House of Representatives,” said Grothman. “As a former constitutional lawyer and man of deep Christian faith, Speaker Johnson is committed to promoting conservative policies and returning ou...

Grothman Introduces Bipartisan Student Loan Marriage Penalty Elimination Act

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Representatives Glenn Grothman (R-WI), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Mary Miller (R-IL), and Danny K. Davis (D-IL) introduced H.R. 5920, the Student Loan Marriage Penalty Elimination Act, which would amend the tax code to protect marriage by ensuring that student loan interest is tax-deductible for each spouse independently. This bill has received endorsements from the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), the ...

Congressman Grothman Statement on the Unprovoked Attack Against Israel

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Following the attack on Israel, Congressman Grothman (WI06) released the following statement: “Hamas terrorists invading Israel is plain evil,” said Grothman. “The goal appears solely to spread terror and death. There is no other time in recent memory in which an invasion targeted civilians, specifically women and children. “In light of this heinous attack, the lack of comment from Islamic countri...

Grothman Leads Wisconsin Delegation on Bipartisan Bill to Rename Kiel Post Office In Honor of Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) led the entire Wisconsin Congressional delegation on legislation to designate the U.S. Post Office located on Fremont Street in Kiel as the “Trooper Trevor J. Casper Post Office Building”. Grothman is joined by Representatives Tom Tiffany (WI-07), Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05), Derrick Van Orden (WI-03), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Bryan Steil (WI-01), Mike Gallagher (WI-08),...

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