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  • Grothman and Maloney Introduce Bipartisan Air America Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) have introduced the bipartisan Air America Act. 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 they have earned. Between 1950 and 1976, a group of approximately 500 U.S. citizens worked flight operations for Air America, which was portrayed as a private company carrying out flight operations during the C... Read more

  • Grothman Service Academy Nomination Deadline
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    The deadline to apply for a service academy nomination through the office of Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) is Friday, October 9, 2020. Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast G... Read more

  • Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a bill to significantly increase career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The Workplace Choice and Flexibility for Individuals with Disabilities Act will roll back a misguided regulation that significantly narrowed Congress’s definition of Competitive Integrated Employment and effectively reduced career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. “Under my legislation, individuals with disabilities, after high school, can go... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after voting no on H.R. 8337, a continuing resolution bill that will fund the government through December 11, 2020. The bill passed the House of Representatives on September 22, 2020 by a vote of 359-57. “There are some people who feel Congress is broken and last night we saw another example of why,” said Grothman. “The House, hastily and without enough time to review the legislation, passed a government funding bill, kno... Read more

  • No American Deaths Since Taliban Peace Treaty
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) uncovered that since the February 29 U.S.-Taliban peace agreement negotiated by President Trump, no Americans have been killed in Afghanistan. This news comes on the heels of last week’s report that the Taliban have begun peace talks with the Afghan government after President Trump “paved the way for negotiations”. At the Hearing, Grothman Questioned Ambassador Zalmay Khalizad, Special Representative for ... Read more

  • Dr. Fauci Endorses Vitamin D
    Posted in Press Releases on September 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after news that Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has made a public assertion that vitamins D and C can “lessen your susceptibility to infection” and recommended that people take vitamin D supplements as he does. In April, Grothman sent a letter to Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Bill to Increase Insulin Competition and Affordability
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) introduced legislation to help increase competition in the insulin market, expand availability to affordable insulin products and lower costs to patients who depend on insulin. The Biosimilar Insulin Access Act will waive interchangeability requirements for insulin products granted biosimilar approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This would enable pharmacists to dispense and patients to choose which biosimilar insulin product works best for their ... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Bill Enabling Good Samaritans to Save Lives
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the Epi for Dilly Act, a bill that will incentivize states to allow “good Samaritans” to save lives. The bill was inspired by Dillon Mueller, a Mishicot native who tragically passed away in 2014 at the age of 18 after being stung by a bee and falling into a coma due to anaphylaxis. Dillon was unable to receive Epinephrine in a timely manner. Read more about Dillon’s story here. A version of Grothman’s bill has already been signed into law in Wisc... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Kenosha Destruction
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    (Fond du Lac, Wis.) – Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement on the rioting and destruction in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “I have been saddened, but no longer shocked, by what has happened in Kenosha over the last few nights,” said Grothman. “While we have seen real examples of police violence and brutality, we have also seen examples of police confrontations in which officers have been vilified and judged guilty before all of the facts have come in. I am very disapp... Read more

  • Postmaster General: “We have plenty of operating capital right now to get through November”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) questioned U.S. Postmaster General, The Honorable Louis DeJoy, about the current state of the United States Postal Service (USPS) and their ability to handle the increase in mail-in ballots for the 2020 general election. Saturday, August 22, 2020: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that authorizes $25 billion to be sent to the USPS to aid in the handling of mail-in ballots for the November e... Read more

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