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By Mike Gallagher
October 19, 2020
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after the House again failed to pass a bipartisan Coronavirus relief package.
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.
Following a week of chaos and confusion surrounding the Postal Service, Rep.
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.”
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.
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.