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  • Bergman Supports Funding for Essential Air Services Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) released this statement in response to the President’s proposed cuts in funding for the Essential Air Services program: “The President’s proposed cut in funding for Essential Air Services fails to take into account communities like the ones in Michigan’s First District. This is an instance in which a one-size-fits-all approach just doesn’t work. Airports throughout the First District depend on Essential Air Services to help them boost industry, econom... Read more

  • Bergman Opposes Proposed Cuts to Great Lakes Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement today in response to cuts in Great Lakes funding in the President’s proposed budget for FY 2018: “Anyone lucky enough to call Michigan home knows just how important the Great Lakes are—they’re good for our communities, good for our economy, and good for our environment. They’re an asset not only to Michigan and the Great Lakes states, but to people and industries across the U.S. That’s why, as a Member of the Great Lak... Read more

  • Bergman Announces March Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Traverse City, MI – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) today announced March mobile office hours to give constituents across the First District the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with the Congressman’s staff. “As Representative of Michigan’s First District,” Bergman said, “part of my job is to help constituents in their dealings with federal agencies. My district staff is fully dedicated to making sure that folks get adequate, fair, and timely consideration from executive branch agencies an... Read more

  • Bergman Votes to Streamline Bureaucracy
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 998, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act: “People across the First District know that, to be successful in any venture, you have to be able to look at what you have, figure out what’s working and what isn’t, and make changes that help you meet your goals. Those same principles should be applied throughout our bureaucracy. To be successful... Read more

  • Bergman Responds to President's Joint Address
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement tonight after President Donald J. Trump made his first address before a joint session of Congress: "Before the President spoke tonight, I was confident that he would offer a unified vision, a way forward for every American. I believe he did that. “He offered a plan to educate our children, provide quality, affordable health care to every American, and make sure our Veterans and Service Members have access to the ... Read more

  • Ahead of President's Address, Bergman Sees Hope for Unified America
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement in anticipation of the President’s address to a Joint Session of Congress: “What I’m looking to hear from President Trump tonight is a unified vision for this country—a vision that reaches past politics, race, and socioeconomic boundaries and moves all of us toward a brighter future. We’re seeing a renewed energy and involvement in the political process right now that extends beyond partisan politics. I hope the ... Read more

  • Bergman, Fellow Lawmakers Push for Soo Locks Modernization
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) led a bipartisan letter sent to President Donald Trump late last week expressing support for modernization of the Soo Locks located in the First District’s Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Representatives Paul Mitchell, Bill Huizenga, Fred Upton, Dave Trott, Justin Amash, John Moolenaar, Tim Walberg, Mike Bishop, Debbie Dingell, Sander M. Levin, Daniel Kildee, David P. Joyce, Mike Kelly, Louise M. Slaughter, Jackie Walorski, Bob Gibbs, Sean Duffy, Ri... Read more

  • Bergman Statement on First Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON –Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) participated today in a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC) hearing entitled “Assessing the VA IT Landscape: Progress and Challenges.” The hearing, HVAC’s first in the 115th Congress, was designed to explore the major Information Technology (IT) modernization projects and programs underway at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “As a Marine Corps Veteran, I’m honored to be serving on a committee that is so dedicated to making sure we’re... Read more

  • Bergman Votes to Protect Digital Privacy
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) made the following statement after supporting House passage of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387), legislation that would require the government to obtain a probable cause criminal warrant to access electronic communications and online content stored in the cloud. “This legislation represents the first major update to our digital privacy laws in more than 30 years. Technology gives us the opportunity to improve our economy, expand industry, and connect ... Read more

  • Bergman Speaks Out About President Trump’s Executive Actions on National Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON -- Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) issued the following statement regarding President Trump's executive actions on national security: "I agree with the President that our first order of business has to be maintaining national security. At its heart, this executive order represents a temporary pause to make sure we have adequate vetting procedures in place to prevent terror attacks against Americans on U.S. soil. That said, I believe we should work to maintain our status as a welcom... Read more

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