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  • Grothman On Unaccompanied Minors
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    This week, at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan about the state of unaccompanied minors at the border, the hardships they face getting to the border and the possibility of being kidnapped and sold by the cartels. Rep. Grothman referred to his two recent trips to our Southern border, Arizona and Texas, while asking the acting Secretary tough questions. Key takeaway 1: McAleenan co... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Competency-based Education Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) has introduced H.R. 3422, the Competency-based Education Act. This bill provides the framework needed for universities to more easily and effectively provide CBE to students. Grothman has been joined by fellow Wisconsin Congressmen Mike Gallagher (WI-08) and Bryan Steil (WI-01), who are both original cosponsors of the bill. A major concern in America is the amount of student loan debt students acquire when seeking a traditional four-year college degree. ... Read more

  • Grothman Says No to $4,500
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on the defeated attempt to raise pay for members of Congress. Last week, during discussions on funding levels for FY2020, a group of lawmakers pushed for pay raises for members of Congress. This agreement came amidst comments made by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) about the need to boost members’ $174,000 per year salary. Congressman Grothman was one of 20 lawmakers to cosponsor an amendment to stop t... Read more

  • Grothman on Debt, Learning and Re-evaluating Higher Education
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    This week, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned experts about competency-based education (CBE). A major concern in America is the amount of student loan debt students acquire when seeking a traditional four-year college degree. In Wisconsin, the average student graduates with nearly $30,000 of debt. CBE alleviates this by allowing students to learn at their own pace and often obtain the same degree in a much shorter amount to time... Read more

  • Grothman Cosponsors Bill to Ensure Immigration Law is Upheld
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week became an official co-sponsor of the Prohibiting Local Airports from Neglecting Enforcement (PLANE) Act. The bill, introduced by Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL), would withhold federal aviation grants from any airport that refuses to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In order to carry out federal immigration law, ICE contracts charter airlines to assist in flying immigrants back to their home countries. King County Intern... Read more

  • Congressman Grothman’s May Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) will be holding five town hall meetings on May 28 and 29, 2019. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:30-2:30 p.m. Princeton Council Chambers (behind fire department) 431 West Main Street Princeton, WI 54968 3:15-4:15 p.m. Brooklyn Town Hall N5988 County Road A Green Lake, WI 54941 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00-11:00 a.m. Newport Town Hall N9236 Town Hall Road Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 1:15-2:15 p.m. Arlington Comm... Read more

  • Grothman: “He’s Crushed Because He Doesn’t Have a Job”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Today, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned experts about barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities. Recent efforts to eliminate Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act has put employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities at risk. Testimony from one of the witnesses, Mr. Shayne Roos, demonstrates how the elimination of the use of 14(c) certificates leads to job loss for individuals with disabilit... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Burkina Faso Terror Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on the terror attack that took place in Burkina Faso, where a radical Islamic terrorist open-fired on a Catholic church: “Over the weekend, a terrorist open-fired upon a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing six. This is the country’s second attack in as many weeks.” Said Grothman. “My prayers are with the people of Burkina Faso and everyone affected by senseless violence based on religion. Burkina Faso is, unfor... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Violence in Gaza
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on Hamas’ missile attacks on Israel and the current state of Gaza. “Earlier this month, Palestinian militant groups, like Hamas, fired almost 700 missiles into Israel.” Said Grothman. “Israel was forced to respond to this attack by striking Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad facilities in Gaza. The root of this problem is Hamas’ unwillingness to govern Gaza responsibly. Though Hamas has control of the government in... Read more

  • Grothman Announces May Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced upcoming town hall meetings for May 28 and 29, 2019. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:30-2:30 p.m. Princeton Council Chambers (behind fire department) 431 West Main Street Princeton, WI 54968 3:15-4:15 p.m. Brooklyn Town Hall N5988 County Road A Green Lake, WI 54941 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00-11:00 a.m. Newport Town Hall N9236 Town Hall Road Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 1:15-2:15 p.m. Arlington... Read more

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