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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...

Stop the Presses: Illegal Immigrants Entering and Staying in the U.S. Way Up in July

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the border numbers for the month of July. “On Thursday, the Biden Administration revealed that, in July, we allowed approximately 90,000 migrants to illegally cross our Southern border and remain in the country,” said Grothman. “This includes 58,976 ‘humanitarian releases’ an...

Grothman’s Bill to Alleviate Excessive Student Loan Debt

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the Responsible Borrowing Act. This bill will help alleviate excessive student loan debt by allowing institutions of higher education to implement guard rails on how much money students can borrow. This bill has been endorsed by Moraine Park Technical College President, Bonnie Baerwald. Some people take decades to repay their loans and agonize over...

REP. JACKSON LEADS BIPARTISAN EFFORT IN SUPPORT OF RURAL VETERANS

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By: Congressman Ronny Jackson Press Release WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) led 80 of his colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, urging him to prioritize care for rural veterans. Historically, veterans in rural areas have faced challenges with accessing quality care because many of the VA’s resources are devoted to ...

Grothman’s Bill to Discharge Student Loan Debt

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced H.R. 4563, a bipartisan bill that will restore the right to discharge student loan debt in bankruptcy. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Luis Correa (D-CA). In the 1970s, Congress decided that when a person declared bankruptcy, student loan debts would no longer be discharged, except under extraordinary circumstances. The logic behind this was...

Area Congressman Urges Retention of Fair Labor Provision

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By: Damon Ryan (See Hafer News) 6th District Congressman Glenn Grothman yesterday urged members of the Education and Labor Committee to protect Section 14c of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Without Section 14c, many individuals with disabilities could lose their jobs and be relegated to adult daycare. And despite this fact, some in Washington are working to remove the provision. During a hearing on...

Nancy Pelosi Has Blocked a Vote on the Bill to Ban Taxpayer-Funded Abortions 38 Times

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By: Steven Ertelt (Life News) The count is now at 38 times over the last month. That’s how many times Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat colleagues in the House have blocked a request from Republicans on the House floor to have a vote on a bill to ban taxpayer-funding of abortions. Three members of the House asked for a vote on the pro-life bill yesterday and each of them were denied the reques...

Rep. Norman Leads Letter to Airlines for America Questioning the Surge in Flight Cancellations

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By: Congressman Ralph Norman Press Release Rock Hill, SC – On Wednesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) led other members of Congress in a letter to Airlines for America (AFA) regarding their ability to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This letter: expresses concern for staffing shortages during peak demand; discusses how enhanced unemployment benefits and inflation are negatively impacting the airli...

Reps. McClain, Scalise Introduce Resolution to Support DHS, ICE and CBP

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By: Congresswoman Lisa McClain Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lisa McClain (R-MI), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and 62 of their colleagues introduced a resolution to show their support for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The Representatives introduced this resolut...

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