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  • Grothman Supports Easing Regulations on “Earn-and-Learn” Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today supported apprenticeship, or “earn-and-learn”, programs and encouraged easing regulatory burdens on such programs during an Education and the Workforce Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee hearing. Grothman questioned Michael Bennett, vice president of Cianbro Companies, a national construction services company. Excerpts of Grothman remarks Grothman: “There are restrictions on the number of apprentices you can hire per journeyman... Read more

  • Grothman: Sue and Settle Process Undermines Our Form of Government
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today examined how agencies and advocacy groups use court-ordered consent decrees, or the “sue and settle” process to develop regulations and reforms for state and local governments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs hearing. Witnesses at the hearing included Dr. David Sanders, executive vice president of systems improvement at Casey Family Programs, and The Honorable John Engler, former governor of M... Read more

  • Grothman to Appropriators: Defund Anti-American Area Studies Programs in Higher Education Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) led a letter to House appropriators, along with Congressmen Rick Allen (R-Ga.), Tom Garrett (R-Va.) and Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), requesting that Title VI of the Higher Education Act be defunded in the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, and that taxpayer dollars formerly used for Title VI be reinvested for deficit reduction or reallocated to fund the National Security Education Program (NSEP). Excer... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Flexibility of Ozone Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from placing unnecessary economic burden on manufacturers and businesses. The Ozone Standards Implementation Act (H.R. 806) delays the implementation of the EPA’s 2015 ozone standards in the Clean Air Act until 2025. It also increases the timeline for EPA reviews of compliance with ozone standards from five years to ten years. “The EPA’s current regulations on ozone need to be more flexible... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Stronger Military
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and Veterans

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today took a step towards a stronger military by voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2018 (H.R. 2810). “Both sides of the aisle agree that supporting our men and women in uniform is vitally important,” said Grothman. “Our troops put their lives at risk every single day. They deserve to have operating and functional equipment, strong allies and financial security for their families. “Last week, I spoke with a young woma... Read more

  • Grothman: Joint-Employer Standard Leads to Fewer Small Businesses, More Lawyers
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today examined the growing threat to small businesses posed by the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expanded definition of the joint-employer standard during a House Education and the Workforce hearing. Witnesses at the hearing included small business executives, employment lawyers and professors. Excerpts of Grothman’s remarks “I think one of the joys of owning a business is the freedom to say ‘I’m my own boss’[…] Does this joint employer standar... Read more

  • Grothman Protects Americans by Supporting Immigration Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman today voted to protect Americans by supporting the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) and Kate’s Law (H.R. 3004). The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act ensures that the 300 or so “sanctuary cities” that defy federal immigration law by refusing to turn over criminal illegal immigrants to authorities do not receive certain federal grants. Instead, these Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security grants would be reallocated to states and localities that c... Read more

  • Grothman Resolution Condemns Global Persecution of Christians
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bipartisan resolution condemning the persecution of Christians around the globe. Christians are persecuted in countries across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas by religious extremists and officials at all levels of government. Each month, an average of 214 churches and Christian properties are destroyed, 772 violent acts are committed against Christians and 322 Christians are killed because of their faith. Examples of per... Read more

  • 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