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June 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep.
June 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), alongside Reps. Mike Quigley (D-IL), Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Eric Swalwell (D-CA), today reintroduced the Promising Pathway Act. This bill would create a quick, provisional approval pathway for promising drugs able to treat life-threatening conditions.
May 20, 2021 Press Release
May 13, 2021 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 21, 2021 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.
April 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep.
March 22, 2021 Press Release
GREEN BAY, WI – Reps. Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05), Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Bryan Steil (WI-01), and Tom Tiffany (WI-07) today sent a letter to Governor Tony Evers expressing their concern about Wisconsin’s data shortfalls in reporting long-term care COVID-19 deaths. In the letter, the Members request information on questions that remain unanswered surrounding the dire situation in Wisconsin’s long-term care facilities.
March 17, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Glenn Grothman (WI-06), Bryan Steil (WI-01), and Tom Tiffany (WI-07) today called on Governor Tony Evers to address the state of Wisconsin's struggle to fully vaccinate seniors in assisted living facilities -- one of the populations most vulnerable to COVID-19.
March 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep Mike Gallagher (R-WI) today released the following statement after voting against H.R.
March 5, 2021 Press Release
MARINETTE, WI – Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08) today toured the Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Fieldhouse, and met with local health officials to discuss their vaccine distribution effort. The facility opened on February 22nd in partnership with the Marinette County Public Health Department, and seeks to provide greater access to the vaccine in rural communities.
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.