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Grothman Introduces Appropriations Transparency Act

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Tags: Budget

Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) has introduced the Appropriations Transparency Act, legislation that will ensure the annual funding bills that cost taxpayers trillions of dollars are subject to more scrutiny, and make their effects known and readily accessible for public review. This bill has received strong support by a coalition including Americans for Prosperity, Citizens Against…

Grothman Response to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) released the following statement after President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address: “I was surprised that President Biden did not introduce any initiatives to reduce the number of people coming across the border. The increase in the number of people illegally crossing the southern border and remaining in the country from monthly flows…

Grothman Leads Student-Focused Legislation with Broad, Bipartisan Support

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Tags: Education

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI), Brittany Pettersen (D-CO), and Burgess Owens (R-UT) have introduced the bipartisan Empowering Learners Through Competency-Based Education Act, which will assist universities in cultivating learning environments that will allow students to learn at their own pace, called competency-based education (CBE), in an effort to more…

Grothman Introduces Bill to Defend Innovation and Combat Government Overreach

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) introduced the No Industrial Restrictions in Secret Act (No IRIS Act) to reduce undue red tape imposed by the Biden Administration through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This bill is supported by the American Chemistry Council as well as Hexion Specialty Chemicals, who has a manufacturing plant in…

Grothman’s Bipartisan Bill to Honor Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper Passes Through Committee

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman’s (WI-06) bipartisan legislation to designate the U.S. Post Office located on Fremont Street in Kiel as the “Trooper Trevor J. Casper Post Office Building” has passed through the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability. The next step for this bill is a vote on the House floor. Introduced in September 2023, Grothman led the entire Wisconsin…

Grothman, Mfume Introduce Bill to Streamline CBO Fiscal Transparency

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) introduced H.R. 7184, the CBO Data Access Act, a bipartisan initiative designed to benefit the taxpayers by enhancing the efficiency of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) process behind projecting the fiscal impact of proposed legislation. A transparent and efficient federal government is crucial to best serve the American…

Grothman, Gallagher Introduce SPEAR Act to Protect Sturgeon Spearing in Wisconsin

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) announced legislation to protect the annual sturgeon spearing on the Winnebago system. The bill, called the Sturgeon Protected and Exempt from Absurd Regulations (SPEAR) Act, would proactively exempt the state of Wisconsin from any listing of lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. Currently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

Grothman’s Bills to Encourage Responsible Student Loan Borrowing Included in College Cost Reduction Act

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) is proud to announce that two of his bills, the Responsible Borrowing Act and the Protecting Taxpayers from Student Loan Bailouts Act, have been incorporated into the College Cost Reduction Act, a substantial piece of legislation that provides a comprehensive solution that will lower college costs for students and families. This bill was produced by the…

Bipartisan Group of House Members Introduce Bill to Protect Older Workers from Age Discrimination

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and a bipartisan group of House Education and the Workforce Committee members on the introduction of the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), a bipartisan proposal to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for older workers. This legislation has been endorsed by AARP. POWADA returns the…

Grothman, Cartwright Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Staffing Shortage in Bureau of Prisons

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) have introduced the BOP Direct-Hire Authority Act, a bipartisan bill to alleviate staffing shortages at Bureau of Prisons (BOP) facilities across the country by cutting bureaucratic red tape, which will enhance the safety and security of BOP personnel. This legislation received support from 11 cosponsors, as well as the Council…

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