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GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) released the following statement announcing the birth of his first child.
"Anne and I are thrilled to announce we've welcomed one more Packers fan to the Gallagher family. Grace Ellen Gallagher joined the world on June 24th, and we're grateful that both she and her mom are healthy. Our hearts are overflowing with pride and we could not be happier to start this next chapter in our lives."
Grace was born on June 24th weighing 7 lbs and 3 oz. Rep. Gallagher will take a short leave of absence to spend time with his family.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today joined Reps. Mike Quigley (D-IL), Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) in introducing the bipartisan, bicameral Promising Pathways Act. The bill would create a means for FDA to streamline provisional approval for drugs that may treat or prevent a serious or life-threatening disease or condition. Companion legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Mike Braun. Click HERE for bill text.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) yesterday joined Reps. Brian Mast (R-FL), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Jim Langevin (D-RI) in introducing a resolution that designates July 22, 2020 as “Glioblastoma Awareness Day.” Glioblastoma is an aggressive, difficult to treat brain tumor that results in the death of nearly 10,000 Americans every year. Click HERE for text of the resolution.
GREEN BAY, WI — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced the donation of 100,000 surgical grade masks for the state of Wisconsin from Taiwan. The donation comes after Gallagher had multiple conversations with Taiwanese officials about working together to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. Taiwan has set a global standard for Coronavirus response and has offered support to a number of areas in the United States, including New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.