Grothman: Republican State Lawmakers Should ‘Seize Moment,’ Enact Ambitious Agenda

Newly Elected Congressman Makes Comments On WPR's 'Joy Cardin Show'

State Sen. Glenn Grothman appearning on Wisconsin Public Television's "Here and Now." Image courtesy of WPT.

State Sen. Glenn Grothman, who will soon become Wisconsin’s newest member of Congress, says Republicans in the state should take advantage of their large majorities to enact an ambitious agenda.

Grothman won the seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Tom Petri in the November election. Speaking on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Joy Cardin Show,” Grothman said the recent election shows the state is very satisfied with Republicans.

“They have a golden opportunity,” he said. “Governor Walker has been a brave governor, and I guess I’d say seize the moment.”

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GOP leaders in the Legislature say they have a number priorities when they reconvene in January. Those include lowering property taxes, making changes to the Government Accountability Board and changing campaign finance laws.