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Newly elected U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, met March 15 with the Lake Geneva Regional News editorial board to discuss federal issues.
Here is how Steil responded to questions posed by followers of the Regional News via Facebook and elsewhere:
(The following has been edited for brevity and clarity.)
Rep. Bryan Steil is pushing to stop future federal government shutdowns by taking a cue from Wisconsin’s government.
The 1st Congressional District’s newly minted representative noted that if Wisconsin’s Legislature can’t pass a budget, the previous funding levels stay in place until a budget is passed.
RACINE — U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., was not surprised when he heard on Friday that President Donald Trump vetoed the bill that would terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border.
TREVOR — Although you likely won’t see any rockets going up to space anytime soon in the Trevor, a small business there is still making their mark in space.
That’s because cork produced at Amorim Cork Composites, a business of around 70 employees in Trevor, is an integral part of holding together spacecraft.
WASHINGTON — Activists around the state traveled to meet lawmakers in Congress the hopes they’ll keep local issues at the front of their legislative agendas.
“We’re getting behind policies and we’re trying to drive sustainable solutions that are going to help them thrive and help their economic markets thrive,” said Kelli Liegel, University of Wisconsin-Madison student.
MADISON (WKOW) — Congressman Bryan Steil (R) who represents the 1st congressional district weighs in on President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to fund a wall on the southern border.
During the campaign, Republican Bryan Steil said at every stop that he’d come back regularly to the district and meet with constituents.
Congress has reached a border funding deal that would prevent another government shutdown. Representative Bryan Steil (R-1) joins us to talk about the negotiations and his first month in the House of Representatives.
Local constituents wanting to get a message to U.S. Congressman Bryan Steil now have a place to go.
Steil opened his Racine constituent offices on Thursday at the Racine County Courthouse, Room 101.
The courthouse houses several different offices including the county executive and district attorney.
SOMERS — Freshman Congressman Bryan Steil, R-Wis., opened a Constituent Service Center Thursday in Somers.
The office, in the Somers Village/Town Hall, 7511 12th St., is where First Congressional District residents can go for help with federal programming or to offer their opinions on public policy.