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Congressman Mike Gallagher

Representing the 8th District of Wisconsin

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January 17, 2019 Press Release
Aims to give patients more control of their own healthcare dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Mike Gallagher introduced the Health Savings Account Expansion Act of 2019, legislation that eliminates restrictions on who qualifies for a health savings account (HSA), how much an individual or family can contribute to their HSA, and what healthcare expenses can be paid for with HSA dollars.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) introduced the bipartisan Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act (H.R. 7255) to direct the President to impose denial orders banning the export of U.S.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Mike Gallagher voted in support of the revised version of the First Step Act, a bipartisan criminal justice reform package that focuses on reducing rampant recidivism among federal prisoners, reforming select sentencing laws, and increasing community safety. After the bill passed the House, Rep.

December 14, 2018 Press Release
Bill seeks to impose maximum pressure on Iranian regime, reinforce American sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisc.), member of the House Armed Services Committee, on Thursday introduced the Blocking Iranian Illicit Finance Act.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Today U.S. Representatives Gallagher (R-WI), Kathleen Rice (D-NY), and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), three of the co-chairs of the Congressional Reformers Caucus, introduced a bipartisan bill to increase disclosure and accountability of political spending. The Political Accountability and Transparency Act, H.R.

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Mike Gallagher released the following statement on the 2018 Farm Bill conference report:

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representatives Gallagher (R-WI), Suozzi (D-NY), Wilson (R-SC) and Moulton (D-MA), joined by Senators Cruz (R-TX) and Corker (R-TN) applauded the House’s passage of the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (H.R. 3342) to impose sanctions on Hizballah and Hamas for their use of civilians as human shields.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Representatives Gallagher (R-WI) and Gallego (D-AZ) introduced the bipartisan Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act (H.R. 7255) to direct the President to impose denial orders banning the export of U.S. parts and components to Chinese telecommunications companies that are in violation of U.S. export control or sanctions laws.

December 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Gallagher announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award Brown County a $19.8 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to help fund the State Trunk Highway (STH) 29 and County Highway VV Interchange Project. Over the last year, Rep.

December 6, 2018 Press Release
Highlights importance of STEM Education to U.S. National Security

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mike Gallagher announced that Wesley Jochman and George McCray from Fox Valley Lutheran High School won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for Wisconsin’s Eighth Congressional District.  Wesley and George created the Spartan Encryption app to securely store people’s sensitive information, such as logins and passwords.

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