Bergman, Sablan Lead 80 Members of Congress, 25 Organizations in Call for Funding to Help Veterans with Gulf War Illness

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80 Members of Congress called for funding to help Veterans with Gulf War Illness. Led by Representatives Jack Bergman (R-MI) and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-MP), the bipartisan effort in support of a treatment research program targeted at “improved health and lives of Veterans who have Gulf War Illness” comes in the midst of a series of Congressional hearings on military toxic exposures. In ...

Bergman, Beyer Introduce Bipartisan Covid Long Haulers Act

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Reps. Bergman and Beyer introduced bipartisan legislation to help better understand and address lingering symptoms faced by many who’ve mostly recovered from COVID-19, but continue to deal with symptoms. Rep. Bergman issued the following statement: "I’m honored to introduce this important legislation with Rep. Beyer. Over the past year, we have seen increasing reports of individuals who are still ...

Bergman Continues Effort to Keep America Safe Against Iran

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Rep. Jack Bergman joined RSC Chairman Jim Banks in introducing the Maximum Pressure Act, one of the strongest Iran sanction bills ever proposed by Congress. Since taking office in 2017, Rep. Bergman has urged both the Trump and Biden Administration's to continue pressure against Iran to counter its aggressive actions against the United States, Israel, and all of our Allies. The legislation would c...

Bergman and Colleagues Lead Effort Outlining Great Lakes Task Force Budget Priorities

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Today, bipartisan House Great Lakes Task Force Members Representatives Jack Bergman (R-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), David Joyce (R-OH), and Bill Huizenga (R-MI), and Bill Foster (D-IL) led a group of 32 Members of Congress in sending a bipartisan letter to Office of Budget and Management (OMB) Acting Director Shalanda Young and Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil W...

Bergman Introduces Essential Worker Tax Break

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman introduced the Essential Worker Tax Parity Act. This legislation would provide a $10,200 tax exclusion to all Americans making under $150,000 who file 2020 taxes – supporting our workers, while correcting an extreme oversight included in the partisan stimulus bill signed into law last month. The American Rescue Plan Act gave a $10,200 tax deduction to individuals who lost ...

Bergman Opposes Biden's Anti-Gun Agenda

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Today, President Joe Biden signed a series of gun control Executive Orders. Rep. Jack Bergman issued the following statement: “The Second Amendment is clear – the right of American citizens to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. This is true, no matter what the President, Department of Justice, bureaucrats, state leaders, or any other organization have to say about it. President Biden’s rad...

Bergman Forms Rural Connectivity Advisory Committee

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman announced the formation of the Rural Connectivity Advisory Committee for Michigan’s First District. The Committee will serve as a forum where Rep. Bergman, internet service providers, local and tribal leaders, and stakeholder groups can share ideas, opportunities, and solutions in the fight to address the critical lack of connectivity in Northern Michigan and the Upper Pen...

Bergman Update on Relief for Small Businesses

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Following today’s enactment of the PPP Extension Act of 2021 -- which Rep. Bergman voted to support -- and other recent regulatory actions, Rep. Bergman shared the following update for First District small businesses: Paycheck Protection Program NEW: Small businesses across the First District can apply for a PPP loan through May 31, 2021. • The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) continues to provid...

Bergman, HASC Republicans Urge President Biden on Nuclear Modernization

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Washington - Rep. Jack Bergman joined House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Ranking Member Michael Turner (R-Ohio), HASC Ranking Member Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), and other HASC Republicans in a letter to President Joe Biden urging the Administration to support modernization of the U.S. nuclear deterrent and homeland missile defense in the FY22 budget. Specifically, the...

Bergman Addresses Immigration Crisis on our Southern Border

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Today, Rep. Bergman announced legislation he supported and actions he has taken recently to address the crisis at our Nation’s southern border and issued the following statement: “Without a doubt, President Biden has invited the ongoing crisis at the southern border. While our current immigration system is already broken and requires reform, this Administration – in both word and action – has allo...

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