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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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Tags: Budget

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...

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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Tags: Education

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...

Grothman’s Bill to Discharge Student Loan Debt

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Tags: Education

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...

Grothman to Postmaster General: No Rate Increase

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) led a bipartisan letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy requesting he postpone the proposed postal rate increase until January, 2022. This would be the second postal rate increase this year and would outpace the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Grothman’s letter is co-led by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA). They are joined by 19 more colleagues: Ron Kind (D-...

Grothman: 15 Crucial Questions VP Harris Must Ask on Her Trip to the Border

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) commended Vice President Kamala Harris for finally visiting the Southern border. This comes after the Biden administration received Grothman’s letter, cosigned by 56 other Member of Congress, imploring the Vice President to take the crisis seriously and visit the Southern border. “Whether this is Vice President Harris’s own decision or if President Biden d...

Grothman Introduces Dillon’s Law

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced Dillon’s Law, a bill that will incentivize states to allow “good Samaritans” to save lives. This bill will allow states to use existing federal grant money for preventative health services to be used to train individuals to carry and administer epinephrine. The bill was inspired by Dillon Mueller, a Mishicot, WI native who tragically passed away in...

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