CONGRESSMAN JIM SENSENBRENNER - PROUDLY SERVING WISCONSIN‘S 5TH DISTRICT

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  • Town Hall Weekend Wrap-up: March 3-5
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    BROOKFIELD,WI – Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner held 8 town hall meetings and office hour events throughout Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District over the past three days, meeting with constituents with views spanning the ideological spectrum. Healthy crowds, consisting largely of constituents from the Congressman’s district, gathered to express their views and were recognized one by one during the time allotted for public discussion. As always, constituents experiencing individual problems wit... Read more

  • What They’re Saying… Sensenbrenner: The King of Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on March 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – After another successful weekend of town hall meetings throughout Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District, Congressman Sensenbrenner continues to be recognized for the frequency in which he holds town hall meetings. In fact, here’s what people are saying about Congressman Sensenbrenner and his ambitious town hall schedule… Sensenbrenner not afraid of town hall meetings– WISN “Wisconsin Republican Representative Jim Sensenbrenner has never been afraid of a debate." “[Sensenbre... Read more

  • What They’re Saying… Town Hall Meetings
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Town hall meetings have garnered national attention over the past month, and there is no name more synonymous with town halls than Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner. It’s only recently that local and national media outlets have turned their attention toward town hall meetings, but Congressman Sensenbrenner has been hosting regular, in-person meetings since his first year in Congress. Fast Facts: • Congressman Sensenbrenner has held 35 town hall meetings already in 2017 • Congressm... Read more

  • Rep. Sensenbrenner Statement on President Trump’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released the following statement on President Trump’s address to the Joint Session of Congress: Congressman Sensenbrenner: “In tonight’s Joint Address, President Trump outlined a straightforward and optimistic vision for the future of this nation. He spoke to the concerns of every American and extended an olive branch across the aisle, highlighting the need to work cooperatively to find serious, lasting solutions to the fundamental issues that wea... Read more

  • Rep. Sensenbrenner Introduces the Safe RESEARCH Act to Prohibit the Sale of Fetal Tissue
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner reintroduced legislation to prohibit the sale of fetal tissue acquired by performing an abortion. The Safe Responsible, Ethical Scientific Endeavors Assuring Research for Compassionate Healthcare (RESEARCH) Act would amend Section 498A of the Public Health Act to state that human fetal tissue may be used for research purposes, but only if it is obtained as a result of a stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy, not from an abortion procedure. Not on... Read more

  • Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives, which requests that the National Institute of Health (NIH) allocate time and already available resources to the research of functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders. Functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders affect two in five Americans, causing great personal hardship on affected individuals... Read more

  • Congressman Sensenbrenner Reintroduces Bill to Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Judiciary

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner reintroduced the Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act, which would allow the protections of the Adam Walsh Protection and Safety Act to continue saving the lives of children throughout the nation. The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act became law in 2006 and has played a vital role in the prevention of sexual exploitation of America’s children. The comprehensive, bipartisan law strengthened sex offender registry requirements and enforceme... Read more

  • Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the BUILD WALL Act of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & Homeland Security, Judiciary, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Build Up Illegal Line Defenses With Assets Lawfully Lifted (BUILD WALL) Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives. As the national conversation on immigration continues to heat up, Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill are working to find solutions that will protect our border while being conscientious of taxpayers’ money. One such solution is Congressman Sensenbrenner’s BUILD WALL Act of 2017. This legislation would require... Read more

  • Town Hall Weekend Wrap-up: February 9-12
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    BROOKFIELD,WI – Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner held 12 town hall meetings throughout Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District over the past four days, meeting with constituents with views spanning the ideological spectrum. Record crowds, consisting mostly of constituents from the Congressman’s district, gathered to express their views and were recognized one by one during the time allotted for public discussion. Constituents experiencing individual problems with federal government agencies were a... Read more

  • For the Second Consecutive Year, Congressman Sensenbrenner Earns Perfect Voting Record
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Each year, CQ releases a comprehensive vote study featuring the records of each Member of Congress. For the second year in a row, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner obtained a perfect voting record of 100 percent by not missing a single vote. Only 15 out of the 435 Members in the House of Representatives achieved this rating. Congressman Sensenbrenner: “Serving the citizens of Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District is a responsibility that I have never taken lightly. Each year, I... Read more