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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
As anyone who’s turned on the TV in the last two years surely knows, the healthcare conversation too often devolves into partisan bickering that’s heavy on politically charged rhetoric and light on concrete solutions.
Healthcare is not just the number one issue I hear about from my constituents, it’s one of the most important issues facing our country. But instead of coming to the table to work together on lowering healthcare costs, many of my colleagues are focused on using healthcare as a political wedge and a way to politically posture themselves.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Mike Gallagher last week co-sponsored H.R. 1135, the Indian Health Service (IHS) Advance Appropriations Act of 2019. This legislation would provide an advanced appropriation to the IHS, which would ensure that the funding the IHS receives is not impacted by lapses in appropriations, such as government shutdowns. The Department of Veterans Affairs health system operates under a similar model. Click HERE for bill text.
I grew up around healthcare. I’m the grandson, son, godson, nephew, and brother of physicians who together have delivered over 20,000 babies in Wisconsin. As a result, I know firsthand that our state enjoys some of the best healthcare in the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Mike Gallagher, joined by his colleague Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), introduced bipartisan legislation to require all medical providers, including insurers and drug companies, to publicly disclose costs for all products, services and procedures.