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December 18, 2020 Press Release
Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ron Kind (D-WI) yesterday sent a bipartisan letter to Operation Warp Speed leadership urging them to consider the unique challenges of vaccine distribution to rural areas across Wisconsin. The letter, addressed to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, CDC Director Robert Redfield, and Operation Warp Speed's Director of Supply and Distribution Maj. Gen Christopher Sharpsten, also urges them to take steps to support timely and equitable vaccine access for rural communities.
December 11, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) a $1,945,652 grant to improve the Wisconsin Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (ePDMP). The grant will be used to improve the program by increasing its security, user-satisfaction, and adoption.

The announcement comes after Rep. Gallagher wrote to the Department of Justice and called on them to fulfill this grant application.

October 15, 2020 Press Release
Hey Northeast Wisconsin, it's Mike Gallagher. 
October 7, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today announced that he helped secure a grant of nearly $1 million to expand telehealth services in Northeast Wisconsin. The grant, which totals $996,281, was awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and allows St. Vincent and the HSHS System to purchase telehealth equipment and improve access to telehealth services, including opioid and substance abuse treatment and tele-stroke care. The announcement comes after Rep.

October 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today introduced the Fair Medical Debt Reporting Act of 2020, which would help Americans protect their credit scores in the face of medical debt and surprise medical bills.
August 3, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08), alongside Reps. Madeline Dean (PA-04), Dan Kildee (MI-05), Andy Kim (NJ-03), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), last Thursday introduced the PFAS Free Foam Research and Development Act, a bill that would establish a public-private partnership to find an alternative to PFAS-contaminated firefighting foam.
June 25, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

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.

June 16, 2020 Press Release

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.

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