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  • Grothman: Joint-Employer Rule Hurts Small Business; Must be Rolled Back
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today explored the growing threat to small businesses and franchises posed by the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Obama-era definition of the joint-employer standard during a combined House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions hearing. The subcommittee hearing specifically focused on Rep. Bradley Byrne’s (R-Ala.) Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), of which G... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Rescheduled Town Halls
    Posted in Press Releases on September 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced his rescheduled town halls in Mt. Calvary and Beaver Dam will take place on Sun., Sept. 17, 2017. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mt. Calvary Village Hall 999 Fond du Lac Street, Mt. Calvary, WI 53057 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Watermark Community Center 209 S. Center St., Beaver Dam, WI 53916 ### U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman is serving his second term representing Wisconsin’s 6th Congressio... Read more

  • Two Grothman Town Halls to Now be Staff Listening Sessions
    Posted in Press Releases on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Due to the death of a member of Congressman Glenn Grothman’s immediate family, two of the congressman’s previously-scheduled town halls will now be listening sessions with members of his staff. The two town halls that will now be staff listening sessions are listed below: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mt. Calvary Village Hall 999 Fond du Lac Street, Mt. Calvary, WI 53057 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Watermark Community Center 209 S. Center St., Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Congressman Grothman will resched... Read more

  • Grothman Announces August Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced upcoming town hall meetings for Aug. 27-29, 2017. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 3:00-4:00 p.m. Mt. Calvary Village Hall 999 Fond du Lac Street, Mt. Calvary, WI 53057 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Watermark Community Center 209 S. Center St., Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. River Hills Village Hall 7650 N. Pheasant Lane, River Hills, WI 53217 2:00-3:00 p.m. Frank L Weyenbe... Read more

  • Grothman to Host Job Fair with 30 + Local Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    The office of Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced it will host a job fair in conjunction with local businesses on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at UW-Fond du Lac University Center Commons (400 University Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54935). More than 30 businesses from across the Sixth District will be in attendance to fill open positions in areas like engineering, welding and customer service. A complete list of businesses and positions, as well as a RSVP ... Read more

  • Grothman Congratulates Sheboygan County Planning on Grant to Protect Great Lakes
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that Sheboygan County Planning has been awarded a $10,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant by the Great Lakes Commission. Sheboygan County Planning’s project will install the first Minnesota sand/iron filter bed. Agricultural drainage traveling through the subsurface drain tile system would be intercepted prior to discharging at a tile outlet on the north side of Elkart Lake, which is the largest kettle moraine lake in Sheb... Read more

  • Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman Co-Introduce Hmong Freedom Fighters Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Wisconsin Congressmen Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman today co-introduced a bipartisan resolution to honor Hmong freedom fighters who heroically supported and defended the United States Armed Forces in Southeast Asia. Click HERE to watch a short video of Duffy and Grothman discussing the resolution. Transcript: Duffy: “Hey everybody! Sean Duffy here with Glenn Grothman. The two of us have partnered up on a resolution to say thank you to the Hmong community for all the help they gave the U.S. Gover... Read more

  • Grothman Emphasizes Tax Reform Should Focus on Benefiting the Middle Class
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today issued the following statement as the U.S. House of Representatives turns its attention to tax reform: “I’ve said time and time again that any tax reform the House takes up should focus on helping lift the burdens on the middle class. Commonsense reform will create jobs, increase wages and leave more money in the pockets of working families. “Earlier this week, President Trump echoed this sentiment in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, noti... Read more

  • Grothman Amendment Added to Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    An amendment offered by Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) was today adopted by voice by the U.S. House of Representatives. Grothman’s amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219) transfers $30 million in funding from the Department of Defense’s Operations and Maintenance account to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. The move will bring the funding for the program in line with what the House recently authorized in the National Defense Authorization A... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Easing Regulations on “Earn-and-Learn” Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today supported apprenticeship, or “earn-and-learn”, programs and encouraged easing regulatory burdens on such programs during an Education and the Workforce Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee hearing. Grothman questioned Michael Bennett, vice president of Cianbro Companies, a national construction services company. Excerpts of Grothman remarks Grothman: “There are restrictions on the number of apprentices you can hire per journeyman... Read more