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  • 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

  • Grothman Finds Truth About Conditions in Urban Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    This week, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned experts about the conditions of urban school districts and why they often have lower graduation rates and more criminal activity than their suburban and rural counterparts. The bulk of Grothman’s questioning focused on Mr. Dion Pierre, who has attended schools in both rural and urban districts. Mr. Pierre contended that the poor conditions in urban school districts are not due to a l... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Chabad of Poway Synagogue Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on the shooting that took place at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in California: “It goes without saying that the shooting in the Chabad of Poway Synagogue should be condemned in the strongest possible terms.” Said Grothman. “What makes it particularly scary is that the perpetrator appeared to be completely unlikely to commit such an abhorrent crime. He had no prior record and appeared to be somewhat of a ‘straight a... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on White House Screening of Abortion Film
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement upon hearing news that President Trump will be screening the movie Gosnell at the White House on Friday, April 12, 2019. Gosnell is the story of Kermit Gosnell, who provided illegal abortions in Philadelphia for over 30 years. Gosnell was convicted of murder after killing two women during botched abortion procedures and finding out he would often deliver babies alive, then end their lives. “Kermit Gosnell is one of ... Read more

  • Grothman Asks Secretary DeVos About Department Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned Department of Education (DOE) Secretary, Betsy DeVos, about Department of Education Priorities. Grothman focused on two specific topics. First, her plans to ensure individuals with disabilities have more choices in their employment opportunities. Second, her plan to promote dual enrollment opportunities so high school students can finish college quicker and with less debt. Excerpts of Gr... Read more

  • Grothman Seeks to Strengthen Accountability in Higher Education
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    This week, at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) questioned witnesses on accreditation practices for high school teachers that teach dual enrollment courses, in an effort to keep Wisconsin’s dual enrollment programs strong and lower the cost of college for Wisconsinites. His assertion, corroborated by Dr. Barbara Brittingham, is that too much emphasis is being placed on finding teachers with master’s degrees, while other highly capable indivi... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Post Office Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on post office naming bills in Congress: “While Congress has not been able to address the major issues of the day such as immigration, health care and welfare reform, they have today continued the time-honored tradition of naming post offices.” Said Grothman. “I have no problem with naming post office boxes after our veterans who have given up so much to help keep us free. It’s a nice remembrance for them and their ... Read more

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