Economy

As someone who spent a decade in the private sector, specifically in manufacturing, I’ve seen firsthand how over-regulation and federal red tape can hinder innovation, stifle job growth, and reduce competition. In Wisconsin, we have a diverse economy and we must protect good paying jobs by keeping the government’s hands off of small businesses and maintaining tax and regulatory relief. 

More on Economy

October 22, 2021 In The News

Policymakers said the U.S. needs to do more to help older Americans reenter the labor force or transition to new careers as the economy rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, speaking at The Hill’s “Back to Work: Helping the Long Term Unemployed” event Tuesday, said that older workers are often “overlooked.”

October 4, 2021 In The News

The Federal Reserve’s preferred gauge of inflation climbed in August at the quickest pace in 30 years, data released on Friday showed, keeping policymakers on edge as evidence mounts that rapidly rising prices are poised to last longer than practically any of them had expected earlier this year.

June 18, 2021 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) joined Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-08) and the Wisconsin Republican delegation in calling on Governor Tony Evers to clarify his past and present efforts to prevent unemployment fraud during the pandemic. 

June 10, 2021 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) released a statement on skyrocketing consumer prices, rising five percent from one year ago. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s report, this is the highest annual inflation rate since the Great Recession.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) released a statement following the release of President Biden’s $6 trillion budget, increasing federal spending to World War II levels.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01), Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), and members of the Wisconsin delegation called on Governor Tony Evers to end inefficient, wasteful incentives and help Wisconsin workers get back to work. You can read the letter here.

April 22, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-WI, along with a group of colleagues, introduced Tuesday the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act. This bill allows the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built. On President Biden’s first day in office, Biden revoked the presidential permit for the pipeline, eliminating thousands of American jobs. This bill would reverse that action.

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today following a virtual press conference, House Financial Services Committee member Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) launched the Investing in Innovation Initiative. Founding members of the Investing in Innovation Initiative include Reps. Ann Wagner (MO-02), Andy Barr (KY-06), Steve Stivers (OH-15), Warren Davidson (OH-08), Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), and William Timmons (SC-04). You can watch the press conference here.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Reps. Bryan Steil (R-WI) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), co-founders and co-chairs of the Congressional Future of Work Caucus, held a virtual roundtable on the importance of supporting and preparing workers for a post-coronavirus economy. Panelists included Dr. Eve Hall, President & CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and Tom Erickson, the Founding Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Computer, Data, and Information Sciences.