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  • Grothman on the Effectiveness of One Vaccine Dose Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    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 single-dose strategy. The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was developed as a two-dose shot and reported an ... Read more

  • BOP Reform Caucus, local stakeholders highlight need for greater accountability within America’s federal prison system
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    A week after reintroducing the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus in the 117th Congress, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Caucus Chair Rep. Fred Keller (PA-12), nine other caucus members, and local prison stakeholders released the following statements on the importance of the caucus and the work ahead to bring needed operational changes to the BOP: Rep. Glenn Grothman (WI-06): “I have toured the Federal Correctional Institution in Oxford, WI, which is part of the Bureau of Prisons, a few t... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Bipartisan Air America Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) has introduced the bipartisan Air America Act with 55 original cosponsors. This bill will correct an inequity suffered by the brave Americans who are former employees of Air America by ensuring they receive the federal retirement benefits and recognition they have earned. Between 1950 and 1976, a group of approximately 1,000 U.S. citizens worked for Air America, which was portrayed as a private company carrying out flight operations during the Cold War. Howev... Read more

  • Grothman, Johnson Lead Bipartisan Effort to Award Medal of Honor to WWII Veteran
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) and Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced companion legislation to the U.S. House and U.S. Senate to award Fond du Lac native Lt. Col. James “Maggie” Megellas the Medal of Honor. The bills authorize and request President Joe Biden to posthumously award Megellas with the United States’ highest military honor for the courage he showed during the Battle of the Bulge. Megellas was born in Fond du Lac, WI and graduated from Ripon college in 1942. Grothman’s... Read more

  • Grothman’s Vitamin D Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a House Resolution to recognize the significant role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19. This past December, 120 health, science and medical experts from the U.S., U.K., and Europe sent an open letter to world governments stating that there is clear evidence that Vitamin D reduces COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Throughout 2020, Grothman has discussed the possible benefits of vitamin D for COVID-19 prevention, c... Read more

  • Grothman’s Bill to Support Immigrant Self-Sufficiency
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a bill that will require an individual to be a U.S. citizen in order to receive welfare benefits, such as Medicare, Medicaid and SNAP. This bill will help to encourage more hard-working immigrants to come to America, while discouraging those who only seek to come here to take advantage of our welfare state. A study published in 2015 shows that both legal and illegal immigrant households take advantage of the welfare system far more than native-... Read more

  • Grothman on Stopping Construction of the Wall
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on President Biden’s radical decision to Stop construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexican border, which has been proven to be effective by both Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security as a whole. “I have been to our Southern border many times and plan to go back later this week,” said Grothman. “Whether it is in Texas, Arizona or California, every border patrol agent I speak with tells me th... Read more

  • Grothman’s Effort to Allow National Guard to Tour the Capitol Successful
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) applauded the decision made by Congressional leadership and the Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) to allow members of the National Guard in Washington, DC to tour the inside of the Capitol building. Last Thursday, Grothman sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to allow the National Guardsmen and women who came to Washington, DC to secure the inauguration ceremony a tour of the Capitol building. Nation Guardsmen and women are now able to take pri... Read more

  • Grothman, Steil, Fitzgerald Meet Wisconsin Workers Impacted by Biden’s Harmful Economic Policies
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman, Congressman Bryan Steil and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald met with workers in Racine County to highlight the impacts of President Biden’s decision to revoke the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Wisconsin-based companies Michels Corporation and Precision Pipeline were awarded contracts to build the pipeline. “For an administration that promised to be moderate, halting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline is a disappointing, divisive attack on thousands of... Read more

  • Grothman Press Conference re: Keystone XL Pipeline
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) will be joining Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) at a press conference in Franksville, WI on Friday, January 22, 2021. What: Press conference on President Biden’s decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. When: Friday, January 22, 2021, 11:30 a.m. CT. Where: Michels Franksville jobsite, 2916 North Sylvania Avenue, Franksville, Wisconsin 53126. Who: Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) Congressman Bryan Stei... Read more

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