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March 14, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after the House voted on H.R. 6201.

This bill, while well-intentioned, contains a number of unclear provisions that could force small businesses in Northeast Wisconsin to lay off workers or cause them to close their doors altogether. To concede, as both sides did, that the bill had serious flaws that would need to be fixed by to-be-determined Executive Branch regulations is legislative malpractice, and that’s not to mention the fact we received this bill at 12:03am and voted nearly 15 minutes later.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after the House passed $8.3 billion in emergency supplemental funding to help address the coronavirus outbreak.

March 2, 2020 Press Release

As the coronavirus outbreak raises concernsof medical supply shortages, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today introduced the Medical Supply Chain Security Act. This bill would strengthen medical supply chains by giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to analyze sourcing locations of medical products and help more quickly bring products to market should shortages exist.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher today received the PROMISE (Protecting Our Most Important Students Early) Award from the National Head Start Association (NHSA) for his leadership in promoting trauma informed care (TIC). The PROMISE Award is given to members of Congress who have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to Head Start and to serving our nation’s most vulnerable children and their families, not only in their districts, but across the nation. This year’s PROMISE Awards were presented to members of Congress who have led the charge in supporting Head Start’s work to address childhood trauma.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today issued the following statement after Speaker Pelosi’s partisan drug pricing proposal, H.R. 3, passed the House on a near party-line vote of 230-192.

As House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal and Ranking Member Kevin Brady said yesterday, “Health care policy only works when both parties work together.” By that standard, Speaker Pelosi’s partisan proposal misses the mark.

August 2, 2019 In The News

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — Congressman Mike Gallagher hosted a trauma-informed care event today over at NWTC in Green Bay.

Northeast Wisconsin leaders in crisis response, child welfare systems, and community organizations all shared their experiences on the progress made in the field.

They also discussed how services can continue to improve for youth and families who are dealing with difficult situations.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) yesterday introduced HR 3805, the Prescription Drug Rebate Reform Act of 2019. This bill would bring transparency to drug pricing and help lower out-of-pocket prescription drug costs by requiring all patients’ coinsurance obligations to be set as a percentage of net price, rather than list price, before or after a deductible is met. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced companion in the legislation in the U.S. Senate.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

This weekend we will see near-record heat temperatures across the State of Wisconsin, and Wisconsinites should be prepared to take the necessary precautions to stay safe and cool. Below is a list of cooling centers where you can get out of the heat.

Menominee County: Menominee County Courthouse Basement (W3269 Courthouse Lane, Keshena)

Oconto County: Call 211 to find your nearest cooling center

July 3, 2019 In The News

As far as politicians go, U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher is a bit of a nerd.

He'll remind you about Article II of the Constitution, which grants power to Congress that he believes has been hacked away. He wrote his dissertation on President Dwight Eisenhower's Project Solarium, and is now part of a similar commission to look at cybersecurity.

He focuses on committee work, he said, a very un-sexy part of governing.

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