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  • 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

  • Grothman Reacts to Jerusalem Embassy Opening
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. “I am very pleased that the United States has moved its embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem.” “This move has been a bipartisan wish of Congress for a long time.” “I can think of no other sovereign country that has had to put up with the indignant treatment of not being allowed to place an embassy in their capital city.” “Jerusalem was the capital of Israel 2,500 year a... Read more

  • Grothman Reacts to Iran Deal Termination
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement after receiving news that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. “There is no question that Iran is a danger in the Middle East that is quickly evolving into a global threat.” “When the Iran Nuclear Deal was first being discussed, I thought it was a one-sided deal that left plenty of room for Iran to cheat. That is why I was s... Read more

  • Grothman: Unique Abilities Shouldn’t Hold Anyone Back Professionally
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bill to significantly increase career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The Workplace Choice and Flexibility for Individuals with Disabilities Act will roll back a misguided regulation that significantly narrowed Congress’s definition of Competitive Integrated Employment and effectively reduced career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. “Under my legislation, individuals with disabilities, after high school,... Read more

  • Grothman Fights Opioid Epidemic Head-On
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week introduced a bill that would help fight the epidemic of opioid abuse in America. The Responsible Opioid Prescription Act would reform the program with the highest rate of opioid addiction, Medicaid, by reducing initial opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply, and each subsequent refill to a 30-day supply. Patients receiving hospice or palliative care, treatment for cancer or are living in a long-term care or skilled nursing facility would be... Read more

  • Grothman to Host Opioid Abuse Roundtable on May 3, 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on April 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) will be hosting a roundtable discussion on the opioid abuse epidemic in America on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Oshkosh, WI. Opioid addiction has been a problem in America for years, but is just now beginning to gain national attention. Congressman Grothman has fought for years to shed light on this problem and is now doubling down on his attack against opioid abuse as it continues to affect more and more people each day. What: Opioid abuse roundtable discus... Read more

  • Grothman Brings Congress to Sheboygan for Briefing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be holding a field briefing on May 1, 2018 on the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan campus. The subject of the briefing will be pollutants, ozone standards and the impact on local jobs, with a focus on the national one-size-fits-all ozone standard imposed on Sheboygan County. “The EPA’s application of the Clean Air Act’s ambient air quality standards have, for years, been devastating to busines... Read more

  • Grothman Presents Congressional Medal Award in Thiensville
    Posted in Press Releases on April 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today returned to his alma mater, Homestead High School, to present the Congressional Award Medal to current student Zidao Wang. The Congressional Award Medal is earned by, on average, just 38 Wisconsinites each year. “The Congressional Award Medal is not given, but earned by young people around the country who have achieved personally challenging goals that build character and foster community service, personal development and citizenship.” “Zidao has s... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Member Financial Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week introduced a bill to further deter members of Congress from “insider trading-like” activities. The Member Financial Transparency Act will require members of Congress to file reports to either the House or Senate Ethics Committee on transactions in stocks, bonds, commodities futures and other forms of securities no later than seven days after the transactions are completed. The bill also modifies the deadline period for the House Clerk and Senat... Read more

  • Grothman on Paul Ryan Retirement Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fighting Poverty & Reforming Government

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement after a conversation with House Speaker Paul Ryan about his plan to not run for reelection. “This morning, I sat on a conference call with Wisconsin delegation, where Speaker Ryan told us that he would not be running for reelection.” “I believe he will be forever known as the family first Speaker.” “It took over a month to convince Paul to accept the job as Speaker, since he was concerned that he would be away from ... Read more

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