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November 23, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove, Congressman Bryan Steil has sought answers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In August, Steil called on the U.S.

November 23, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN— Today, Congressman Bryan Steil called on the Director of the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) to address the backlog of services requested by veterans. The NPRC provides veterans with documentation on service history, medical history, and other information that can be required to obtain VA benefits.

November 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressman Bryan Steil spoke at the Major County Sheriffs of America’s Legislative Horizon in 2021 Regional Virtual Conference. Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas hosted the event.

November 10, 2020 Press Release

FRANKLIN, WISCONSIN—As we approach Veterans Day, today Congressman Bryan Steil announced Mr. Steven Perrigo, United States Army Sergeant (Ret.) from Franklin, as Wisconsin’s First Congressional District’s 2020 Veteran of the Year recipient.

October 29, 2020 Press Release

KENOSHA, WISCONSIN—Today at a press conference in Kenosha, Congressman Bryan Steil announced a $4.4 million grant for Southeast Wisconsin to eliminate lead paint from low-income homes. Steil joined U.S.

October 16, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Congressman Bryan Steil joined Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV), Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN), and Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) to introduce the VA Telehealth Expansion Act.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Today, Bryan Steil was the featured speaker during a live virtual panel with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine County.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Bryan Steil announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 1325, the Protect and Serve Act, which creates federal penalties for individuals who cross state lines and target and attack law enforcement officers. Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL) and Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL), both former members of law enforcement, introduced H.R. 1325. 

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Bryan Steil called on U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the Kenosha riots, specifically investigating the funding and leadership structure of criminal groups.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN—Today at Mercyhealth Hospital in Janesville, Bryan Steil honored Dr. Frank Brodkey of Milton as Wisconsin’s First Congressional District’s Health Care Professional of the Year.


In The News

July 24, 2020 In The News

Wisconsin's first district representative, Rep. Bryan Steil, vocalized his hopes to get students in classrooms this fall during a call-in town hall meeting Thursday afternoon.

Steil opened the meeting by focusing on students returning to school this fall, touching on issues surrounding the spring's sudden turn to remote learning.

June 22, 2020 In The News

The City of Racine was awarded $649,751 through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES, Act to assist homeless families and individuals affected by COVID-19.

May 28, 2020 In The News

A local Congressman wants to crack down on scammers taking advantage of fear over the coronavirus pandemic. Bryan Steil of Janesville is introducing the Stop Coronavirus Scams Act. Steil says criminals are preying upon the vulnerable and capitalizing on the crisis.

May 6, 2020 In The News

On May 6, 2020, U.S. Representative Bryan Steil (R-WI, 1st District) and officials from the Federal Trade Commission, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and AARP held a telephone town hall to provide our community with information to prevent, identify, and report scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 27, 2020 In The News

Expanding the capability of testing for COVID-19 may be key to safely reopening the economy according to a local Congressman. Bryan Steil of Janesville says testing capabilities aren’t improving at the speed he’d like. The Republican says he’d like to see more funding at the federal level to expand testing.

April 6, 2020 In The News

Two Wisconsin companies, a Georgia-based manufacturer and a first-term U.S. congressman have worked together to get tens of thousands of gowns produced for front-line medical workers.

It usually takes weeks to start this process. They pulled it off in a matter of hours.

Like most collaborations, it started with a phone call.

March 25, 2020 In The News

Since in-person town hall meetings are off the table for the foreseeable future, Congressman Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, and Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm held a telephone town hall about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and government’s response at the state and national level.

March 4, 2020 In The News

Wisconsin Congressman Bryan Steil said he is confident the federal government is doing all it can to address the coronavirus. Steil met with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Tuesday, March 3 -- and shared the conversation with FOX6 News.

In a room typically reserved for war, 14 members of Congress met with the vice president to tackle a new enemy -- coronavirus.

February 10, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., are throwing their support behind legislative efforts to aid the Great Lakes.

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act to reauthorize and expand funding for the Great Lakes. Steil voted for the measure.

February 7, 2020 In The News

Rep. Bryan Steil, R-1st District, has introduced a bill that would increase federal spending on veterans cemeteries.

Steil co-introduced HR 5487, the Veterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act, with Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of the Northern Mariana Islands and member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, according to a Steil news release.