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  • Grothman Seeks Help for the Less Fortunate
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned The Honorable Margaret Weichert, Deputy Director for Management of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on ways the government can make programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) more efficient. Ms. Weichert contended that too large a portion of the funds allotted to these programs go to bureaucrats and general over... Read more

  • Grothman Speaks About U.S.-Mexico Border Situation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on immigration into the United States. “One of my priorities in Congress is to make sure we have an immigration system that promotes safety and fairness. We need to be encouraging productive members of society to come to our country, while making sure criminals and those who wish to do harm to others are not allowed to cross our border freely.” “For years, South and Central American countries, as well as Mexico, hav... Read more

  • Grothman’s Bill to Fight Opioid Epidemic Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today thanked his colleagues for passing H.R. 5891, the Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act. This bill intended to help stem the opioid abuse crisis passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support by a vote of 409-8. The bill would establish a federal taskforce with the mission of coordinating the federal response to the opioid crisis. The taskforce would help identify, evaluate and recommend best pract... Read more

  • Grothman Doubles Down on Opioid Fight
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bill that would significantly aid in the fight against the opioid abuse epidemic that has been plaguing America. This bill will amend the Controlled Substances Act to decrease the amount of fentanyl that carries a minimum five-year sentence from ten grams to two grams. “Opioid abuse has been a problem in America for years, but now that stronger and stronger substances are being introduced, the problem is as concerning as ever.” “It’s n... Read more

  • Grothman Questions Secretary Azar on Opioid Abuse
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar about the opioid abuse epidemic in America and the best ways to combat it. In his answers, Secretary Azar proposed several solutions found in Congressman Grothman’s bills aimed at fighting the opioid abuse epidemic; The Responsible Opioid Prescription Act and The Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act. Excerpts of Grothman’s ... Read more

  • Grothman Questions Secretary DeVos
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week questioned U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Secretary Betsy DeVos about the policies and priorities of the DoE in a Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearing. Grothman urged Secretary DeVos to invest more energy into helping individuals with disabilities by solving the Competitive Integrated Employment problem. Grothman also asked Secretary DeVos about her efforts to streamline the DoE. Excerpts of Grothman’s questioning Congressman Gr... Read more

  • Grothman Sends “Right to Try” to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) continued his strong support of “Right to Try” legislation by voting in favor of Senator Ron Johnson’s bill that gives terminally ill patients expanded access to treatment. S. 204, which passed the house 250 - 169 with bipartisan support, is on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law. S. 204, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act, will allow terminally ill patients who have exhausted all o... Read more

  • Grothman: “Community Banks are Drowning”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on his vote in favor of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act: “I applaud today’s passage of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection 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;... Read more

  • Grothman: “One Overdose is Too Many”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bipartisan bill to help stem the opioid abuse crisis. The Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act would establish a federal taskforce with the mission of coordinating the federal response to the opioid crisis. The taskforce would help identify, evaluate and recommend best practices to states and local agencies in their fight against opioid abuse. The taskforce would also develop ways to better ... Read more

  • Grothman: “We Need to Help Businesses”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bill aimed at protecting small businesses from potential misinformation provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The OSHA Employer Notification Act would require OSHA to notify a business of an alleged violation 24 hours prior to making a public statement regarding the violation. Additionally, this bill will require OSHA to update public postings on their website if the citation is subsequently reduced or d... Read more

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