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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MILWAUKEE -- Cemeteries for our veterans could be getting more funding. A new bill introduced by Congressman Bryan Steil on Monday, Feb. 3 could double the amount of grant money dished out by the federal government each year.
WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- A bipartisan bill in Washington could help improve the condition of state-run veteran cemeteries.
Congressman Bryan Steil introduced the Veterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act in December.
Flanked by veterans, the Janesville republican outlined specifics of the bill at a press conference in Union Grove Monday, Feb. 3.