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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.

June 23, 2020 Press Release

GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher today unveiled the Northeast Wisconsin Service (NEWS) Award, a recognition to honor the unsung heroes of the Coronavirus who helped keep Wisconsin moving while the state was shut down to slow the spread of the virus. The honorees, all of whom were determined to have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their respective fields, come from a variety of backgrounds and include truck drivers, nursing home employees, and grocery store workers.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today joined Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN) in introducing the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. The bill, which was also introduced in the Senate by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) yesterday, makes important changes to help law enforcement agencies become better prepared and equipped to protect the communities they serve.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08) today announced overwhelming support from the Wisconsin delegation for his bill to rename the Appleton Post Office in honor of Officer Mitchell Lundgaard, a member of the Appleton Fire Department who was tragically killed on the line of duty one year ago today. The bill — supported by Reps. Bryan Steil (WI-01), Mark Pocan (WI-02), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05), and Glenn Grothman (WI-06) — would officially change the post office’s name to the Mitchell F. Lundgaard Post Office Building.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement calling on Speaker Pelosi to reconvene the House of Representatives to fund the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and begin debating future legislative action. 

February 14, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced that Green Bay and Appleton received grants of $1,012,287 and $592,072 respectively to support local government efforts to expand economic opportunity and development. Green Bay's total also included a grant worth $552,451 through the HOME program to help expand supply of decent, affordable housing.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to acquit the President on both articles of impeachment.

Throughout this trial, the House Impeachment Managers made two contradictory arguments that, taken together, proved fatal to their case. On the one hand, they claimed to have overwhelming evidence of an impeachable offense. Yet on the other hand, they simultaneously claimed they needed more witnesses in order to make their case. Both these claims cannot be true.

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