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  • 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

  • Bergman Votes to Support Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement after voting in favor of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (H.R. 7): “Our Declaration of Independence describes three fundamental rights, and the first of those is the right to life. Every living thing on this earth has something in common: the will to keep on living. The unborn are no different. It’s our responsibility, not as Members of Congress but as human beings, to act as ad... Read more

  • Bergman Statement on First Budget Committee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) participated today in a House Committee on the Budget hearing designed to explore the rising cost of health care and other harmful consequences of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The hearing was Bergman’s first as a member of the Budget Committee. “Under the ACA, every American was promised access to affordable, quality healthcare,” Bergman said. “Faced with skyrocketing premiums, deductibles, and other costs, families and small businesses across Mi... Read more

  • Bergman Supports First Steps in Obamacare Repeal
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement today after voting in favor of S. Con. Res. 3, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2017: “Americans were promised a healthcare system that would make affordable, quality healthcare available to everyone, yet people in Michigan are facing surging costs and limited choices. It’s time for us to admit that the Affordable Care Act just isn’t working for America. Passing this budget today is the first step in repea... Read more

  • Bergman to Serve on Budget and Natural Resources Committees
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – The office of Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) announced today that, along with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Bergman has been selected to serve on the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Natural Resources. Bergman had this to say about being selected to serve on the House Committee on the Budget: “I campaigned on a promise of responsible and accountable service,” Bergman said, “service to the First District, service to Michigan, and service t... Read more

  • Bergman Named Chairman of Veterans Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (TN-1) announced today that Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) has been selected to serve as Chairman for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The subcommittee’s role is to provide oversight on programs and operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal agencies that operate on behalf of Veterans. In fulfilling its responsibilities, the Su... Read more

  • Bergman Selected to Serve on Veterans' Affairs Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Jack Bergman’s (MI-1) office announced today that he has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Bergman, a Veteran of the Vietnam War, served as a 3-Star Lieutenant General in the U.S. Marine Corps and brings that unique perspective to the committee’s operations. Representative Bergman had this to say about being selected to serve on the committee: “Our military Veterans have played a powerful role in our history and our society, and I couldn’t be m... Read more

  • Bergman Supports Regulatory Accountability with REINS Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Representative Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act: “Regulatory overreach hurts our economy, threatens small businesses, and increases costs for taxpayers in Michigan and across the United States,” Bergman said. “Broad executive branch rulemaking undercuts the Constitutionally-mandated separation of powers and undermines transparency and accountability in the legis... Read more

  • Bergman Sworn in to 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-1) issued the following statement today after being sworn in to the 115th Congress by Speaker Paul Ryan: "It's an honor and a privilege for me to be here in Congress representing Michigan's First District. My job and Constitutional duty is to serve 'We the People,' and I intend to make that my first priority. "Ahead of us is a new era in American politics--an era that can be defined by opportunity, industry, and prosperity. But it's up to us to do the wo... Read more

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