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  • Grothman on National Guard in DC
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauding the success achieved by the National Guardsmen and women who came to Washington, DC to secure the inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden, and urging the leaders to reward their service with a tour of the Capitol building. National Guard members from all 50 states and three te... Read more

  • WI Delegation Keystone XL Letter to Biden
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Today, Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Bryan Steil (WI-01), Tom Tiffany (WI-07) and Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) sent a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their support for completion of the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline would transport 830,000 barrels of oil per day, support 11,000 U.S. jobs and lower the price of gas at the pump. TC Energy, the company responsible for operating the pipeline, has also pledged that the Keystone X... Read more

  • Grothman: Stop the Cancel Culture
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) called for an reinstatement of Americans to social media platforms. “It is deeply concerning, and an affront to our First Amendment rights, that hundreds and perhaps thousands of Americans have been silenced for saying things that don’t conform to the worldview of a handful of big technology company CEOs’,” said Grothman. “Of particular concern is the censorship of President Trump and former Congressman Ron Paul. These leaders, and everyone who has been ... Read more

  • Grothman on Impeachment Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after voting no on impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. “Today, I voted against an intemperate attempt to impeach President Donald Trump,” said Grothman. “Once again, House Democrats, many of whom are my friends, took to the House floor to claim that the riots in Washington, DC, last week were explicitly caused by President Trump. Some of the rhetoric they point to was typical political hyperbole and nothi... Read more

  • Grothman on Blacklisting of Mother, Father, Son, Daughter
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after the House adopted rules to eliminate, among others, the words “Mother”, “Father”, “Son”, and “Daughter”. “One of the first actions taken by the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives was to eliminate the words father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, niece, husband, wife, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfath... Read more

  • Grothman’s Statement on Short-Term Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after voting for H.J. Res. 107, a bill to fund the government through 11:59 p.m. on December 20, 2020. This short-term bill was passed while Congress continues to negotiate legislation to fund the government for a longer period. H.J. Res. 107 passed the House of Representatives on December 18, 2020 by a vote of 320-60. “Today I voted to keep the government open for two more days while negotiations are pending for a longer-term b... Read more

  • Grothman and Maloney Introduce Bipartisan Air America Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) have introduced the bipartisan Air America Act. This bill will correct an inequity suffered by the brave Americans who are former employees of Air America by ensuring they receive the federal retirement benefits they have earned. Between 1950 and 1976, a group of approximately 500 U.S. citizens worked flight operations for Air America, which was portrayed as a private company carrying out flight operations during the C... Read more

  • Grothman Service Academy Nomination Deadline
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    The deadline to apply for a service academy nomination through the office of Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) is Friday, October 9, 2020. 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 G... Read more

  • Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) 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, can go... Read more

  • Grothman Statement on Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after voting no on H.R. 8337, a continuing resolution bill that will fund the government through December 11, 2020. The bill passed the House of Representatives on September 22, 2020 by a vote of 359-57. “There are some people who feel Congress is broken and last night we saw another example of why,” said Grothman. “The House, hastily and without enough time to review the legislation, passed a government funding bill, kno... Read more

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