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Workplace Choice for Individuals with Disabilities

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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 individual...

EPA Chief Announces Air Quality Attainment Here

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By: Kevin Zimmerman, For WHBL -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler was in Sheboygan Tuesday to announce new air quality attainment designations for Door and inland Sheboygan Counties. Appearing at Sheboygan’s South Pier along with Congressmen Glenn Grothman and Tom Tiffany, Wheeler said Wisconsin is definitely doing its part for America’s environment and said the EP...

Administrator Wheeler Announces Cleaner Air in Sheboygan and Door Counties, Wisconsin

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By: EPA Press Release -- Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that the Newport State Park area in Door County and the Inland area of Sheboygan County are now meeting federal air quality standards for ground-level ozone, which means cleaner and healthier air for Wisconsin residents. “These beautiful areas of Wisconsin, home to more than 100,000 pe...

Bergman Leads Reps in Supporting President Trump's Regulatory Relief

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By: Rep. Jack Bergman Press Release -- Today, Congressman Jack Bergman led 38 Members of Congress in sending a letter to President Donald Trump, supporting his recent move to cut unnecessary and burdensome agency practices to prepare our nation for a strong economic comeback. On May 19th, President Trump issued an Executive Order on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery, which directs fed...

Representatives García and Grothman Urge Congress to Pass the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act to Bolster Economic Recovery

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By: Editor of LawNDale News -- As COVID-19 brings financial devastation to our communities, Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García and Glenn Grothman urge Congress to pass their Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act (H.R. 5050), a bill to protect families recovering from the pandemic by extending the protections of the Military Lending Act to all consumers. These protections include a 36 percent interest rate...

Chabot Leads House Effort Urging Regulatory Relief in Future Recovery Legislation

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By: Rep. Steve Chabot Press Release – Today, U.S. Representative Steve Chabot (R-OH) spearheaded a letter (signed by 82 of his colleagues) to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging the inclusion of regulatory relief provisions in the next phase of coronavirus economic recovery legislation. “Regulatory reform, whether through paperwork reduction or removing outmoded complian...

Fond du Lac County leaders develop task force to discuss reopening businesses amid coronavirus pandemic

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By: Sarah Razner, For USA TODAY NETWORK -- FOND DU LAC - Local officials have created a task force to discuss developing a plan to allow businesses and religious centers to reopen, while balancing the county’s economic and public health needs in the midst of the coronavirus. On Monday, Fond du Lac County District Attorney Eric Toney announced the formation of a task force centered on reopening bus...

Oversight Republicans ask for info to hold Kennedy Center accountable on coronavirus aid

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By: Committee on Oversight and Reform Press Release -- Today, several Republican members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform requested information about the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ recent decision to furlough employees despite receiving $25 million in COVID-19 aid from Congress. In a letter — which was led by Oversight Committee member Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) —...

U.S. Rep. Kind: Calls on Secretary Perdue to take action to support Wisconsin’s dairyland during COVID-19 crisis

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By: Rep. Kind Press Release -- La Crosse, WI—Today, Rep. Ron Kind and members of the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, pressing him to take immediate action on behalf of Wisconsin dairy farmers and dairy processing businesses during this crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to threaten Wisconsin’s agricultural e...

Congressman Biggs Leads Letter to President Trump about Potential Phase Four Package

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By: Rep. Andy Biggs Press Release -- GILBERT, ARIZONA – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs led a letter with Republican Study Committee Chairman Mike Johnson and 20 other Members of Congress encouraging the President to oppose any additional coronavirus relief while the nation awaits the impact of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, which was signed into law last week. Congressman Biggs offered the following ...

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