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  • Grothman Cosponsors Bill to Help Federal Employees with Student Loans
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Back Pay

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week became an official co-sponsor of the bipartisan bill, H.R. 672. This bill will defer federal employees’ federally owned student loan payments until after a government shutdown ends. During a government shutdown, federal employees have their paychecks deferred until after the government reopens. However, their obligation to repay federally owned student loans is not deferred. H.R. 672 will allow employees with federally owned student loans to de... Read more

  • Grothman On Oversight and Reform Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that he will once again sit on the Oversight and Reform Committee in the 116th Congress. “I look forward to continuing to represent the Sixth District on the increasingly prestigious Oversight and Reform Committee.” Said Grothman. “I am committed to ensuring our government works for the people in the most efficient way possible. I have a good relationship with returning members, such as incoming Chairman, Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and Ranki... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Committee Assignment
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that he will once again sit on the Education and Labor Committee in the 116th Congress. “I am excited to retain my seat on the Education and Labor Committee. Last Congress, under Republican control, we made great progress. I am most proud of our work modernizing the career and technical education system to better fit the needs of today’s students. Wisconsin’s Sixth District has more manufacturing jobs than any other, so it is critically i... Read more

  • Grothman Intro’s Bill to End Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) has introduced the Ending Sanctuary Cities Act. This bill will put more pressure on states to follow federal laws by making them choose between receiving federal grant money and continuing to unlawfully harbor illegal immigrants. The Secretary of Homeland Security would be required to submit delinquent jurisdictions to Congress. Additionally, individual law enforcement officers in these “sanctuary cities” will be protected from discharge or discriminatio... Read more

  • Grothman Condemns Abortion on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today spoke on the House floor about the shameful history of legalizing abortion in America and stresses the importance of protecting human life. Excerpt of Grothman’s Statement Thank you, Mr. speaker. I rise today to support life. Forty-six years ago, when I was a senior in high school, the U.S. Supreme Court felt that the United States Constitution required abortion be legal in this country. Despite the fact that for much of the past century every stat... Read more

  • Grothman Calls for Vote on Bill to Pay Federal Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today called on House leadership to bring H.R. 271, the No Work Without Pay Act, to the floor for a vote. This bill will ensure that the roughly 420,000 federal employees who are required to work during a federal government shutdown receive their full pay in a timely manner. Grothman is one of just 12 co-sponsors of H.R. 271. Currently, during a federal government shutdown, federal employees are treated in two different ways. First, roughly 380,000 feder... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on S. 24 Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement regarding his vote on S. 24, which passed the House 411-7: “Today, the House of Representatives voted to give back pay to all federal employees, both those who work and those who don’t, during this government shutdown and all future shutdowns. This means that employees that do not work, no matter how long the shutdown, will still receive full pay. This week I cosponsored H.R. 271, the No Work Without Pay Act, which ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Democrats’ First Bill Passed Funds Overseas Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget, Protecting Life

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) made the below statement about the Democrat-controlled House’s decision to overturn Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA), which in turn would allow U.S. tax dollars to fund abortions in other countries. In 2017, President Trump reinstated a policy to stop all U.S. foreign aid from going to organizations that perform abortions. President Trump named it PLGHA, and it is based on a Reagan-era policy called the Mexico City Policy, which was up... Read more

  • Grothman Fishes for Solution to Invasive Species Problem
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah), along with Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Madison), today introduced a bipartisan bill that would help keep Wisconsin’s lakes healthy by restricting the access of invasive fish populations. This bill would amend the Federal Power Act to allow the Secretary of Commerce and Secretary of Interior to consider the threats posed by invasive species before mandating a new fish passageway be built through a dam. Fish passageways serve an important purpose of preserv... Read more

  • Grothman Announces Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced upcoming town hall meetings for January 18-20, 2019. Town hall meeting times and locations are as follows: Friday, January 18, 2019 1:00-2:00 p.m. Kingston/Dalton Town Hall W6368 Pine Street Dalton, WI 53926 3:00-4:00 p.m. Cambria Village Hall 111 W Edgewater Street Cambria, WI 53923 Sunday, January 20, 2019 2:30-3:30 p.m. Manitowoc Public Library 707 Quay Street Manitowoc, WI 54220 -30- U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman is serving his third term ... Read more

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