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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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