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  • Grothman Supports Career and Technical Education
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted in favor of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353). “I applaud the passage of this bill to give states more flexibility when using federal funds to support these career and technical education programs,” said Grothman. “It’s an important step to grow our economy, lower our unemployment rate, fill the jobs we already have available and create new jobs.” Click here for more information about this b... Read more

  • Grothman Applauds Expansion of Apprenticeships
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement applauding President Trump’s executive action to expand apprenticeship programs: “I’ve been approached by manufacturers, small business owners and other professionals in Wisconsin’s Sixth District asking me to help fix the skills gap that currently exists in our workforce -- employers in construction, manufacturing and health care are desperately in need of skilled employees. “Today’s executive action by President T... Read more

  • Grothman Looks Out for Small Banks
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement following his vote in favor of the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (H.R. 10): “I applaud today’s passage of the Financial CHOICE Act. We’re keeping Washington and Wall Street accountable while giving American families the tools needed to maintain financial independence and plan for the future. “What’s most important to me is protecting our small banks; Dodd-Frank has created an environment in which community banks are ... Read more

  • Grothman: Fast and Furious scandal should be one of greatest scandals in American history
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today criticized the Obama administration’s response to Operation Fast and Furious in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing focused on what is still not known about the scandal six years later. Witnesses at the hearing included Josephine Terry and Robert Heyer, mother and cousin of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry who was killed as a result of the operation, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms an... Read more

  • Grothman Op-Ed: Paris Climate Agreement Would Have Hit Sixth District Particularly Hard
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    When President Trump announced on Friday that he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, I was relieved for the manufacturers and small businesses in Wisconsin’s Sixth District. The Paris climate agreement was a bad deal for all Americans, but would have hit Wisconsin’s Sixth District particularly hard. We have the most manufacturing jobs of any congressional district in the U.S. If our country had continued to participate in the climate agreement, it would have cost t... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Didion Milling Explosion
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement regarding last night’s explosion at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria: “News of last night’s explosion at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria is devastating. “I had the opportunity to tour Didion Milling and I saw firsthand that it is a valued part of the Cambria community. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrible incident, as well as the rescue crews that continue to work tirelessly.” ### U.S... Read more

  • Grothman: Four-year college should not be only path emphasized to students
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today emphasized the importance of young adults choosing a higher education path that will best suit their needs while incurring the least amount of student debt during an Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development hearing. Grothman questioned higher education experts on the value of four-year degrees for all students, and the importance of technical colleges and trade schools in reducing student loan debt. Exc... Read more

  • Grothman Touts Wisconsin Technical School Success during Ed. & Workforce Committee Markup
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today praised Wisconsin technical colleges while speaking in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353), of which he is a co-sponsor, during a House Education and the Workforce Committee markup of the bill. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks “I’m honored to cosponsor this bill today. I think the bill moves the federal involvement in technical education the right way. “We have a great technical college sys... Read more

  • Grothman Votes to Pass Obamacare Replacement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today issued the following statement after voting to repeal and replace Obamacare with the American Health Care Act. “Obamacare is a proven disaster. Premiums have skyrocketed, quality of care has suffered and, more and more, Washington has exerted itself into what should be private, trusted doctor-patient relationships. “I voted for the new health care bill because the current system is unsustainable. Already, one-third of America’s counties only have o... Read more

  • Grothman Speaks on House Floor in Support of Worker Choice in Overtime Compensation
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180). Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks: “I’d like to speak on the Working Families Flexibility Act. “Over a period of time, the rules and regulations this body has passed [have become] one-size-fits-all and lack common sense. “I’m glad to be a co-sponsor of this bill, which gives people flexibility. If they work more than 40 hours in a we... Read more