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October 19, 2020 Columns

By Mike Gallagher

October 19, 2020

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after the House again failed to pass a bipartisan Coronavirus relief package.

September 29, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today signed a discharge petition to provide crucial support to American small businesses amidst the ongoing pandemic. Should the petition garner 218 signatures in the House, it would force a floor vote on H.R. 8215, a bill that would extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and allow companies to take second draw loans to help stay float through the end of the year.
September 25, 2020 The NEW Look
The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has brought the issue of the Supreme Court to the forefront of American politics. And if the past few days are any indicator, it has also set up an intensely partisan confirmation battle in the U.S. Senate. Drama surrounding presidential nominations to the Court is nothing new -- it dates back to George Washington. But the increasingly bitter politics surrounding the Supreme Court -- from disparaging nominees to pursuing policies like court packing to delegitimize the Court -- is part of a larger, divisive trend.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after voting against H.R. 8337. 
 
"Once again, we’ve reached the end of the fiscal year and Congress has failed to fulfill its most basic responsibility. Instead of funding the government, we’ve opted to punt our problems to December by passing a continuing resolution. This is bad process, bad policy, and a betrayal of our core duty to the American people.
 
September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in calling on House leadership to postpone the upcoming October recess until a bipartisan Coronavirus relief package has been reached. Under the current calendar, the House is set to adjourn on October 2 and return on November 16, with or without an agreement on Coronavirus relief.

 

August 22, 2020 Press Release

Following a week of chaos and confusion surrounding the Postal Service, Rep.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced the winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The competition, held annually each spring, allows high school students to showcase their artistic talent across each congressional district. Since the competition began in 1982, over 650,000 students have participated. Kennedy Lee, who attends Appleton West High School, was selected as this year’s winner for her submission, “Hmong Women With Pearl Earring.”

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today introduced the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA), a bill that would ensure the United States is able to continue meeting its obligations under the Taiwan Relations Act in the face of the Chinese Communist Party’s aggressive military build-up. The TDA requires the Department of Defense to maintain the ability to defeat a Chinese invasion against Taiwan and to report regularly on its progress toward this goal.

June 29, 2020 Press Release

GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced that the Congressional App Challenge is open to middle school and high school students who reside or go to school in Wisconsin's Eighth Congressional District. The app challenge is a nation-wide competition that requires STEM students to design, create, and demonstrate a computer, tablet, or phone application on a topic of their choosing. The winning app from each district will be posted online at House.gov and congressionalappchallenge.us.

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