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LESKO REINTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS

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By: Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate April 18, 2022, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day to recognize the important contributions amateur radio operators have made to our nation. “Throughout history, amateur radio operators have provided invaluable services to our communities... Read More »

Rep. Fischbach Introduces Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act

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By: Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach (MN-7) introduced the Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2021. The bill prohibits organizations that perform abortions from receiving federal funding. “Expecting taxpayers to foot the bill for a procedure many find morally reprehensible is callous, at best. This legislation establishes a firewall betw... Read More »

Lawmakers flock to border as more migrants arrive

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By: Suzanne Monyak & Caroline Simon (Roll Call) It’s not an ordinary sight — a group of sitting Republican senators, including Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, dressed in tactical gear, floating along the Rio Grande in a boat armed with machine guns. But lately, scenes of lawmakers at the southern border have become a common occurrence, as a steady stream of them venture to the region to speak about i... Read More »

Congressman Grothman Visits Southern Border to See the Biden Administration’s Border Failures Firsthand

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This week, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) and Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-NM) in El Paso, Texas and along the southern border in New Mexico to examine President Biden’s border crisis. Biden’s border crisis continues to escalate, encouraging human smugglers to profit from the administration’s open borders policies and pl... Read More »

Grothman Statement on Amazon’s Book Banning

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after news that Amazon has banned the book “When Harry Became Sally” from its website. This book discusses the science behind Gender Dysphoria and has been a life-changing guide for individuals struggling with a crisis of identity. “One more time, America’s tech giants have weighed in and censored thought in America,” said ... Read More »

‘This is an insult to the purposes of a free press’: Rep Roy leads 20 House colleagues in calling on Biden to allow press access at the border

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By: Congressman Chip Roy Press Release WASHINGTON — Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21), joined by 20 of his House Republican colleagues, called on the Biden administration to stop stonewalling journalists amid the ongoing immigration crisis and allow the American public to see what is really going on at their southern border. “This crisis is out of control. Indeed, it is far worse than most realize, largely be... Read More »

20 House Republicans Demand Biden Allow Media at Southern Border: ‘This Is an Insult to Free Press’

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By: Wendell Husbo (Breibart News) In an emailed press release, Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) said the obstruction of “journalists from witnessing and documenting the crisis up close… is an insult to the purposes of a free press – as defended in our Constitution – which are to inform the public and hold those in power accountable.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday the administration was ... Read More »

Grothman: Committee Hearings on Major Legislation are the Latest Victim of the Cancel Culture

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives again did not adhere to regular order and did not hold a single committee hearing before holding a vote on and passing sweeping, partisan legislation. “So far in the 117th Congress, committee hearings on major legislation are the latest victim of the cancel culture,” said Grothman. “U... Read More »

Grothman: We must effectively track and manage American taxpayer funding in Afghanistan

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) opened today’s hearing with Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko by emphasizing President Trump spearheaded successful efforts to reduce U.S. armed forces in Afghanistan and negotiated an unprecedented peace agreement which will he... Read More »

Grothman: Advancing American technology safely and effectively should be a bipartisan priority

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON – Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) opened today’s joint hearing by emphasizing Congress has the responsibility to thoroughly examine artificial intelligence (AI) prior to investing billions of taxpayer dollars in the technology and ensure Americans’ privacy is protected. In his opening statement,... Read More »

Representative Kelly and Senator Tim Scott Introduce Legislation to Protect Religious Liberty for Adoption and Foster Care Providers

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By: Congressman Mike Kelly Press Release Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) today introduced the Child Welfare Inclusion Act, a bill to ensure state and local governments cannot discriminate against faith-based adoption and foster care providers by forcing them to choose between offering these vital services and violating their deeply held religious beliefs. Senator Tim Scot... Read More »

Grothman Statement on the Passage of the PRO Act

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Grothman voted no on this bill. “Under this bill, the employer is forced to hand over the telephone number, the email, and the address of each employee to the union,” said Grothman. “I believe in the importance of protecting peopl... Read More »

'It is not right': Bill offers hope that flyers of CIA's Air America will finally win recognition

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By: Mike Glenn (Washington Times) Neil Hansen racked up an astounding 9,000 combat hours in the skies over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia during the Vietnam War era. But he wasn’t a military pilot. For more than a decade, Mr. Hansen flew for Air America, the shadowy passenger and cargo airline owned and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency. Now 83, he and his surviving colleagues would like the... Read More »

Congressional Art Competition for High School Students

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today announced that his office is accepting entries for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The Artistic Discovery competition is open to all high school students in Wisconsin’s Sixth District. The winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year in an exhibit that features winners from other congressional districts across the U... Read More »

Grothman on the Effectiveness of One Vaccine Dose Strategy

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Today, after news that a study conducted by Sheba Medical Center in Israel showed that one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can be up to 85 percent effective in protecting against COVID-19 three to four weeks after inoculation, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institute of Health (NIH) to further consider the... Read More »

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