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  • Grothman Questions Secretary DeVos
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Education

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week questioned U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Secretary Betsy DeVos about the policies and priorities of the DoE in a Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearing. Grothman urged Secretary DeVos to invest more energy into helping individuals with disabilities by solving the Competitive Integrated Employment problem. Grothman also asked Secretary DeVos about her efforts to streamline the DoE. Excerpts of Grothman’s questioning Congressman Gr... Read more

  • Grothman: “Community Banks are Drowning”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement on his vote in favor of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act: “I applaud today’s passage of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. We’re keeping Washington and Wall Street accountable while giving American families the tools needed to maintain financial independence and plan for the future. “What’s most important to me is protecting our small banks;... Read more

  • Grothman: “We Need to Help Businesses”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today introduced a bill aimed at protecting small businesses from potential misinformation provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The OSHA Employer Notification Act would require OSHA to notify a business of an alleged violation 24 hours prior to making a public statement regarding the violation. Additionally, this bill will require OSHA to update public postings on their website if the citation is subsequently reduced or d... Read more

  • Grothman Brings Congress to Sheboygan for Briefing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will be holding a field briefing on May 1, 2018 on the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan campus. The subject of the briefing will be pollutants, ozone standards and the impact on local jobs, with a focus on the national one-size-fits-all ozone standard imposed on Sheboygan County. “The EPA’s application of the Clean Air Act’s ambient air quality standards have, for years, been devastating to busines... Read more

  • Grothman Introduces Member Financial Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) this week introduced a bill to further deter members of Congress from “insider trading-like” activities. The Member Financial Transparency Act will require members of Congress to file reports to either the House or Senate Ethics Committee on transactions in stocks, bonds, commodities futures and other forms of securities no later than seven days after the transactions are completed. The bill also modifies the deadline period for the House Clerk and Senat... Read more

  • Grothman Digs for OSHA Solutions
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned business leaders about their experiences with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during a House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections hearing. Witnesses in this hearing included Mr. Peter Gerstenberger, Senior Advisor for Safety, Standards and Compliance for the Tree Care Industry Association, Mr. J. Gary Hill of J. Gary Hill, LLC, Mr. Eric Hobbs, Shareholder at the law firm of Ogletree, ... Read more

  • Random Lake Sounder: Promoting Meaningful Work for the Disabled
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on November 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    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 significant disabilities, including intellectual or developmental disabilities, have a right to choose meaningful ... Read more

  • Grothman Holds DOL Secretary Accountable for Department Efficiency
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today questioned Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on the policies and priorities of the U.S. Department of Labor during a House Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing. Excerpts of Grothman’s questioning Congressman Grothman: “Thank you very much. How many employees do you have over at the Department of Labor?” Secretary Acosta: “Congressman, I believe we have about 15,000, give or take.” Congressman Grothman: “And how many do you ... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Save Local Business Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted in favor of the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), which rolls back the National Labor Relations Board’s employer rule. The joint-employer standard that was implemented under the Obama administration defines joint employer as those who have direct or indirect control over employees. For example, the expanded standard allows franchisors to control and heavily monitor franchisees in areas like hiring, firing and other day-to-day operations, w... Read more

  • Grothman Celebrates National Manufacturing Day
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Manufacturing, Jobs and the Economy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 6, 2017 Contact: Bernadette Green, (202) 225-2476 Grothman Celebrates National Manufacturing Day (Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. “In Wisconsin, we’re really good at making stuff. That’s what we do; especially in the Sixth District where 80,000 of our citizens wake up and go to work at factories and manufacturing facilities – more than almost any other pla... Read more

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