Bergman Bill Leads to Victory for Responsible Fishing

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Following pressure from lawmakers, including the introduction of Representative Bergman’s Michigan SPEAR Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that lake sturgeon does not warrant a listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). “In a major victory for the First District, lake sturgeon will not be designated an endangered species, effectively keeping the…

Bergman, Budzinski Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Halt USPS Processing Facility Consolidations

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This week, Representative Jack Bergman (R-MI-01) and Representative Nikki Budzinski (D-IL-13) introduced the Protect Postal Performance Act – bipartisan legislation to halt the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) consolidation plans for Processing and Distribution Centers (P&DC) located in underperforming postal districts. “Bureaucrats in the U.S. Postal Service seem…

Bergman Joins Michigan Colleagues in Calling on DOJ to Investigate “Death to America” Chants in Dearborn

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Representative Jack Bergman and four of his Republican colleagues in the Michigan delegation are calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the International Al-Quds Day rally in Dearborn where individuals chanted “Death to America,” and “Death to Israel.”  The rally held on April 5 is just one example of the rising number of anti-Semitic events which has taken…

Bergman Announces Collaboration with Small Business Administration to Provide Guidance on Lack of Snow Loans

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman announced that his office, in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA), will be hosting 4 virtual seminars to provide information to businesses that are eligible for the Federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans, which are available because of ongoing federal drought declarations. The webinar dates and times are as follows: Session 1 – Friday,…

Bergman: Bidenflation is Hurting all Michiganders, Americans

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This week, Bidenflation numbers came in hotter than expected, according to the March 2024 Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The destructive policies of ‘Bidenomics’ have caused consumer prices to rise for three straight months, with March showing that inflation increased by 3.5%, the highest level in six months. Following the CPI report, Rep.…

Bergman: Bureaucratic Double-Speak and Ignorance of U.P. Needs by USPS Inexcusable

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman sent the following letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following a disappointing response from Post Office officials at the public input meeting on the future of the Iron Mountain Processing & Distribution Center in Kingsford. You can read the full letter here and below: I write to you following the April 1, 2024, public input meeting on the U.S.…

ICYMI: It’s Time for The VA to Stand and Deliver Care to Paralyzed Veterans

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Read Rep. Bergman’s full opinion piece in the Military Times here or below: New advancements in assistive technology have offered many veterans with spinal injuries a new lease on life. Due to innovations in robotics, many men and women who were paralyzed during their service to our country have been able to stand, walk, and move about with mechanical mobility and a regained sense of…

Bergman Introduces Michigan SPEAR Act to Protect Sturgeon Spearing in First District

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This week, Rep. Jack Bergman introduced the Michigan Sturgeon Protected and Exempt from Absurd Regulations Act or Michigan SPEAR Act. This legislation would exclude lake sturgeon in Michigan from a potential upcoming federal designation under the Endangered Species Act, continuing the successful state-level conservation program and protecting access to responsible fishing. Molded after…

Bergman Demands Answers on Northern Border Security

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Yesterday, Rep. Bergman joined with 20 other Members of the House of Representatives in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers on the border crisis – specifically the unprecedented surge at the Northern Border. The Members highlighted that the Biden Administration's inaction and outright refusal to take the steps necessary to…

Bergman Continues Advocacy for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries

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Recently, Rep. Jack Bergman spoke on his legislation, H.R. 6373, the Veterans STAND Act, during a Joint House and Senate Veterans Affairs hearing. Rep. Bergman engaged with Robert Thomas, the National President of Paralyzed Veterans of America to thank them for their advocacy and support of such an important bill. Bergman explained that the Veterans Spinal Trauma Access to New Devices…

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