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Stop the Presses: Illegal Immigrants Entering and Staying in the U.S. Way Up in July

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the border numbers for the month of July. “On Thursday, the Biden Administration revealed that, in July, we allowed approximately 90,000 migrants to illegally cross our Southern border and remain in the country,” said Grothman. “This includes 58,976 ‘humanitarian releases’ an...

Grothman’s Bill to Alleviate Excessive Student Loan Debt

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Tags: Education

Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced the Responsible Borrowing Act. This bill will help alleviate excessive student loan debt by allowing institutions of higher education to implement guard rails on how much money students can borrow. This bill has been endorsed by Moraine Park Technical College President, Bonnie Baerwald. Some people take decades to repay their loans and agonize over...

Grothman’s Bill to Discharge Student Loan Debt

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Tags: Education

Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced H.R. 4563, a bipartisan bill that will restore the right to discharge student loan debt in bankruptcy. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Luis Correa (D-CA). In the 1970s, Congress decided that when a person declared bankruptcy, student loan debts would no longer be discharged, except under extraordinary circumstances. The logic behind this was...

Grothman to Postmaster General: No Rate Increase

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) led a bipartisan letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy requesting he postpone the proposed postal rate increase until January, 2022. This would be the second postal rate increase this year and would outpace the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Grothman’s letter is co-led by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA). They are joined by 19 more colleagues: Ron Kind (D-...

Grothman: 15 Crucial Questions VP Harris Must Ask on Her Trip to the Border

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) commended Vice President Kamala Harris for finally visiting the Southern border. This comes after the Biden administration received Grothman’s letter, cosigned by 56 other Member of Congress, imploring the Vice President to take the crisis seriously and visit the Southern border. “Whether this is Vice President Harris’s own decision or if President Biden d...

Grothman Introduces Dillon’s Law

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced Dillon’s Law, a bill that will incentivize states to allow “good Samaritans” to save lives. This bill will allow states to use existing federal grant money for preventative health services to be used to train individuals to carry and administer epinephrine. The bill was inspired by Dillon Mueller, a Mishicot, WI native who tragically passed away in...

Grothman Bill Bans Critical Race Theory

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Tags: Education

Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI-06) has introduced the Ending Critical Race Theory in D.C. Public Schools Act. This legislation ensures that the harmful ideology of Critical Race Theory (CRT) will no longer be present in the Washington, D.C. public school system. Grothman has been vocal in opposing the divisiveness of CRT and has joined other initiatives in Congress to ensure equal treatment by e...

Grothman’s Tax Fairness Act Brings Equity to the Tax Code

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Tags: Taxes

Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) introduced the Tax Fairness Act to bring more equity to the U.S. tax code by eliminating the carried interest loophole used by private equity, venture capital, and hedge fund managers to receive preferential tax treatment. What does that mean? When high-flying hedge fund managers control funds comprised of money from other investors, they receive a certain...

Grothman Outraged by YouTube’s Censorship of Senator Johnson

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) expressed his outrage at YouTube’s censorship of those they do not politically agree with by banning Senator Ron Johnson (WI) from the platform. “While some people may disagree with Senator Ron Johnson’s politics, that is not reason enough to withhold the information he has from people who want to hear it,” said Grothman. “I don’t feel that one can truly b...

Grothman Calls on Milwaukee Mayor, Police Chief to Remain Focused on Bernell Trammell Investigation

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) reaffirmed his commitment to justice and the freedom of political expression. Grothman, joined by Congressman Tom Tiffany (WI-07), sent a letter to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) Acting Chief Jeffrey Norman advising them to keep the investigation of the murder of Bernell Trammell a priority. Trammell was a deeply religiou...

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