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  • 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

  • Grothman Helps Advance Bill to Roll Back Joint-Employer Standard
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to advance the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441), of which he is a co-sponsor, out of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. The bill will now continue the process towards a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 3441 rolls back the expanded definition of the current joint-employer standard to define joint employers as only those who have “actual, direct and immediate” control over employees. The current Nati... Read more

  • Grothman to Host Job Fair with 30 + Local Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on August 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    The office of Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced it will host a job fair in conjunction with local businesses on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at UW-Fond du Lac University Center Commons (400 University Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54935). More than 30 businesses from across the Sixth District will be in attendance to fill open positions in areas like engineering, welding and customer service. A complete list of businesses and positions, as well as a RSVP ... Read more

  • Grothman Supports Flexibility of Ozone Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today voted to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from placing unnecessary economic burden on manufacturers and businesses. The Ozone Standards Implementation Act (H.R. 806) delays the implementation of the EPA’s 2015 ozone standards in the Clean Air Act until 2025. It also increases the timeline for EPA reviews of compliance with ozone standards from five years to ten years. “The EPA’s current regulations on ozone need to be more flexible... Read more

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