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U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., will take the “wins” no matter how big or small — in this case, small.
During negotiations with the House Rules Committee, Steil authored two amendments totaling $2.5 million, that provide some funding for dairy farmers and veteran suicide prevention.
The 1st Congressional District’s new representative announced the first bill he has authored Tuesday.
Rep. Bryan Steil made appearances in the district Tuesday to talk about his bill, which is designed to penalize countries that don’t do enough to stop international human trafficking.
Freshman congressman Bryan Steil, R-Wis., presented a powerful approach to stopping human trafficking with the unveiling of his first bill on Tuesday.
In front of area law enforcement and elected officials, Steil introduced HR 2149 “Exposing the Financing of Human Trafficking Act” at the Racine County Sheriff’s Substation.
A new federal bill that aims to cut off funding for human trafficking is working its way to the floor of the House of Representatives.
Human trafficking is a $150 billion global industry according to the International Labor Organization. It’s an issue impacting families around the world, but especially here in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Now U.S. Congressman Bryan Steil (R-Janesville) is proposing a federal law he hopes would reduce the problem.
Combating human trafficking in Wisconsin by holding countries abroad accountable is the idea behind a new bill in Washington, D.C.
Law enforcement officials know I-94 is a pipeline for criminals.
"I-94 has always been a corridor for illegal activities," said Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling.
Rep. Bryan Steil introduced his first bill on Tuesday.
The bill focuses on combating human trafficking and holding countries accountable for their involvement.
Steil made the announcement during a press conference in Racine.
“Human trafficking on a global scale is a $150 billion operation we need to put a dent in that, we need to end that,” he said.
U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, is introducing his first bill after hearing concerns from sheriffs in his district that human trafficking is one of their top concerns.
Steil rolled out his “Exposing the Financing of Human Trafficking Act,” in Janesville along with law enforcement officials Tuesday.
From the ceremonial flyover, to the POW/MIA table, the Battle Field Cross and the rifle salute to the lone trumpet playing “Taps,” the Memorial Day rituals are familiar for veterans and military families.
Remembering the sacrifices made by veterans — and assuring that future generations do the same — was a theme that rang through Sunday’s Memorial Day ceremony at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Ceremony.
Before a standing-room-only crowd, local dignitaries paid their respects to the fallen and urged everyone in attendance to never forget those who died for their country.