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  • Grothman Applauds President for Supporting Welfare Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today applauded President Trump after the president’s remarks in support of welfare reform. “Thank you, President Trump, for bringing sorely-needed welfare reform to the forefront of the country’s conversation,” said Grothman. “I strongly urge the upcoming conference committee to retain the mandatory cuts put in by the House. Congress needs to follow the president’s lead and use these mandatory cuts in the budget reconciliation process to enact welfare ... Read more

  • Grothman Celebrates National Farmers Day
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement in celebration of National Farmers Day: "When folks across the country think of Wisconsin, they often think of our delicious cheese and our robust agriculture sector. Today we take time to recognize and celebrate the legions of hard-working farmers across our state who make those thoughts a reality. "In the Sixth District alone, we have more than 8,000 farms growing and producing some of the world’s finest agricultu... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Protections Named for Wisconsin Whistleblower
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted in favor of the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. The Whistleblower Protection Act: · Sets minimum disciplinary standards across all government agencies regarding retaliation against whistleblowers. · Requires trainings about whistleblower protections for federal employees. · Adds protections for probationary period whistleblowers who are retaliated against. · Prohibits pulling VA employee medical files as an act of ... Read more

  • Grothman Service Academy Nomination Deadline is Friday
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    The deadline to apply for a service academy nomination through the office of Congressman Glenn Grothman is this Fri., Oct. 13, 2017. 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 Guard Ac... Read more

  • Grothman Celebrates National Manufacturing Day
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Manufacturing, Jobs and the Economy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 6, 2017 Contact: Bernadette Green, (202) 225-2476 Grothman Celebrates National Manufacturing Day (Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. “In Wisconsin, we’re really good at making stuff. That’s what we do; especially in the Sixth District where 80,000 of our citizens wake up and go to work at factories and manufacturing facilities – more than almost any other pla... Read more

  • ICYMI...Duffy & Grothman Urge Department of Education to Restore Education Funding For Rural Wisconsin
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing & Insurance, and Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman today called on the Department of Education to restore education funding for students in Rural Wisconsin. The Department of Education recently announced a procedural change regarding applications for the Gaining Early and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP). This change indicated that $3.5 million in GEAR UP grant money would be taken... Read more

  • Grothman Offices to Remain Open on Columbus Day
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that his Washington, D.C. and Fond du Lac offices will be open to serve constituents on Columbus Day, Mon., Oct. 9, 2017. If you would like to contact either of Congressman Grothman’s offices on Columbus Day, please call 202-225-2476 (Washington, D.C.) or 920-907-0624 (Fond du Lac). “I keep my offices open on most federal holidays because it’s simply not fair that your government isn’t working while hundreds of thousands of folks in the S... Read more

  • Grothman Helps Advance Bill to Roll Back Joint-Employer Standard
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to advance the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), of which he is a co-sponsor, out of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. The bill will now continue the process towards a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 3441 rolls back the expanded definition of the current joint-employer standard to define joint employers as only those who have “actual, direct and immediate” control over employees. The current Nati... Read more

  • Grothman Protects Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted in favor of the bipartisan Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), of which he is a cosponsor. Science increasingly confirms that unborn babies feel pain by at least 20 weeks post-fertilization. H.R. 36 makes elective abortions on unborn babies 20 weeks post-fertilization or older illegal, except in cases of rape or incest, or to protect the life of the mother. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker signed a similar bill into law in 2015... Read more

  • Grothman Cosponsors Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today joined nine other Republicans and fifteen Democrats as a co-sponsor of Rep. James Comer’s (R-Ky.) Industrial Hemp Farming Act (H.R. 3530). H.R. 3530 amends The Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana. Industrial hemp contains less than 1 percent Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and was legal in the U.S. until 1937. It’s used to create a variety of products, including construction materials, biofuel, rope, pla... Read more