Jobs and the Economy

Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced two bills that will significantly increase career opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The Workplace Choice and Flexibility for Individuals with Disabilities Act and the Restoration of Employment Choice for Adults with Disabilities Act. These bills are endorsed by A-Team USA, a grassroots organization that advocates for individuals with...

Rep. Norman Leads Letter to Airlines for America Questioning the Surge in Flight Cancellations

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By: Congressman Ralph Norman Press Release Rock Hill, SC – On Wednesday, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) led other members of Congress in a letter to Airlines for America (AFA) regarding their ability to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. This letter: expresses concern for staffing shortages during peak demand; discusses how enhanced unemployment benefits and inflation are negatively impacting the airli...

Grothman, Johnson, Wisconsin Delegation Call on Governor Evers to Help Wisconsin Workers Get Back to Work

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), and members of the Wisconsin delegation called on Governor Tony Evers to end inefficient, wasteful incentives and help Wisconsin workers get back to work. You can read the letter here. "One thing I hear from business owners across the 6th District is that they are having trouble finding employees due to the increased unemployment bene...

STEIL, JOHNSON, WISCONSIN DELEGATION CALL ON GOVERNOR EVERS TO HELP WISCONSIN WORKERS GET BACK TO WORK

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By: Congressman Bryan Steil Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01), Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), and members of the Wisconsin delegation called on Governor Tony Evers to end inefficient, wasteful incentives and help Wisconsin workers get back to work. You can read the letter here. "We need to get our way of life back. Employers across Wisconsin are reducing business hours, c...

Gibbs Seeks Answers on Softwood Lumber Policy

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By: Congressman Bob Gibbs Press Release WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Gibbs led a group of colleagues on a letter admonishing the Biden administration and pushing for a plan of action to help reduce the price of softwood lumber, currently seeing skyrocketing costs and hampering the building of new homes. Partly as a result of the coronavirus pandemic the supply of softwood lumber has been dramatica...

Grothman Statement on the Passage of the PRO Act

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Grothman voted no on this bill. “Under this bill, the employer is forced to hand over the telephone number, the email, and the address of each employee to the union,” said Grothman. “I believe in the importance of protecting peopl...

Democrats Advance Bailout for Locked-Down, Poorly Managed States with No Strings Attached

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) issued the following statement after Democrats advanced a $350 billion bailout for state and local governments and $570 million in additional paid leave for federal and postal workers. The partisan legislation passed the Oversight Committee without a single Repu...

Grothman, Steil, Fitzgerald Meet Wisconsin Workers Impacted by Biden’s Harmful Economic Policies

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman, Congressman Bryan Steil and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald met with workers in Racine County to highlight the impacts of President Biden’s decision to revoke the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Wisconsin-based companies Michels Corporation and Precision Pipeline were awarded contracts to build the pipeline. “For an administration that promised to be moderate, ...

Grothman Press Conference re: Keystone XL Pipeline

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) will be joining Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) and Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) at a press conference in Franksville, WI on Friday, January 22, 2021. What: Press conference on President Biden’s decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. When: Friday, January 22, 2021, 11:30 a.m. CT. Where: Michels Franksville jobsite, 2916 North Sylvania ...

WI Delegation Keystone XL Letter to Biden

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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....

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