Opinion Pieces

The Right to Try

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The Right to Try By Congressman Glenn Grothman April 17, 2018 Lost in the shuffle of tax reform, spending bills, foreign relations and the numerous other bills Congress has passed, the average guy scored a big victory with a bill I firmly pushed to House leadership, and my friend, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman, Greg Walden. Finally, the House passed “Right to Try”…

Higher Education Reform Becoming a Reality

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Tags: Education

Higher Education Reform Becoming a Reality By Rep. Glenn Grothman Dec. 15, 2017 As the year comes to an end, Congress is still working for you. Most recently, the House Education and the Workforce Committee, of which I’m a member, has turned its attention to reforming higher education. The Higher Education Act hasn’t been reformed in almost a decade. Since that time, the higher…

Random Lake Sounder: Promoting Meaningful Work for the Disabled

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Promoting Meaningful Work for the Disabled Random Lake Sounder By U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman Nov. 17, 2017 Everyone has unique abilities – abilities to be celebrated and honored, and never used to hold anyone back professionally. I have heard people in the disabilities world call these “diverse abilities,” a term I like and find relevant. Men and women in our communities who live with…

Sheboygan Press: Sheboygan County unfairly targeted by EPA

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I think we can all agree that it’s important we have clean air to breathe and clean water to drink and enjoy, but it’s also important that federal agencies display common sense when creating regulations for our air and water. For decades, Sheboygan County has been locked in a battle with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The county has been unfairly, and incorrectly, held…

The Daily Caller... Career And Technical Education: A Pathway To Success

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Career and Technical Education: A Pathway to Success The Daily Caller By: Rep. Glenn Grothman Every day it seems I hear more and more stories of college graduates facing mounting student loan debt. Recently, I hosted a town hall meeting in my district where I was approached by a young couple in their early thirties. They explained to me how they have so much student loan debt that…

FEMA's Role in Excessive Government Waste

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Frequently, as Congress works through a new budget, people mostly talk about all the seemingly-wonderful programs the government can fund. But, time and time again, the federal government proves its inability to do things right when it comes to spending taxpayer money. One such example of this is how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a well-meaning organization, uses…

In Case You Missed It...Grothman Op-Ed: Mylan CEO should be ashamed of EpiPen prices

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The Hill Mylan CEO Should be Ashamed of EpiPen Prices By Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) Last week the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the skyrocketing price of life-saving Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, better known as the EpiPen. This hearing was especially important because EpiPens are predominantly used to keep children alive, which makes…

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