ICYMI: Bergman Joins Reps. Johnson, Roy, Massie, Demanding Answers from Pentagon on Military COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate’s Effect on Military Readiness

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Pentagon fails to meet recruiting goals and then reduces recruitment standards; still over 100,000 servicemembers now at risk of discharge WASHINGTON, Rep. Jack Bergman joins 47 Republican Members of Congress sending a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin demanding answers from the Pentagon regarding the effect of the Secretary’s military COVID-19 vaccine mandate on the readiness…

Bergman Supports Defense Bill, Major Wins for Michigan's First District

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Washington - Today, Rep. Jack Bergman issued the following statement after voting in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  “Providing for our national defense is a constitutional duty of Congress. I'm proud of the work the House Armed Services Committee did to put forth a truly bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. This legislation provides a pay…

Bergman, Peters, Stabenow Urge President Biden to Declare Major Disaster Declaration for Otsego County Following Destructive Tornado in Gaylord

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U.S. Representative Jack Bergman (MI-01), U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI), urged President Biden to declare a Major Disaster for the Michigan County of Otsego following a destructive tornado in Gaylord that caused two deaths, dozens of injuries, and millions of dollars’ worth of damage. In their letter, the lawmakers supported…

Bergman-Supported School Safety Bill Introduced in House

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Washington - Rep. Bergman joined Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-8) and 23 other Members of Congress in introducing H.R. 7966, STOP II: The Secure Every School and Protect our Nation’s Children Act. This important bill builds off the work done in the bipartisan STOP School Violence Act, which Rep. Bergman voted in favor of and was signed into law in 2018. STOP II will provide more than…

Bergman Statement on H.R. 7790

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Rep. Bergman issued the following statement: "The formula shortage crisis is a direct result of mismanagement and inaction by the current Administration. Despite clear warning signs of upcoming infant formula shortages over the past several months, the Biden Administration was slow to respond, and the FDA failed to take significant action before it was already too late. That’s why I…

New Bergman Bill Assists Victims of Illegal Immigrant Crime

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman (MI-01) introduced the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Restoration Act, to re-establish the VOICE Office within the Department of Homeland Security. Bergman's legislation would reinstate this Office which the Biden Administration terminated, thereby ensuring victims have access to the partnerships, resources, and support…

Bergman Introduces Legislation to Expand Burial Benefit for Veterans

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman (MI-01) and Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced “Gerald’s Law”, H.R. 7176, to close a loophole that denies certain terminally ill Veterans their VA burial allowance if they do not pass away at a VA facility. The idea for this legislation was brought to Rep. Bergman by Denise Formolo, the Veterans Service Officer for Dickinson County, after a…

Bergman Urges Biden to End Tourism-Curbing COVID-19 Testing Mandates for Travel to U.S.

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman and 13 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting the elimination of pre-departure COVID-19 testing mandates for passengers traveling to the United States. The federal government currently requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test one day before flying to our country. As the impact of COVID-19 dwindles, this mandate no longer serves our…

Bergman Supports Bipartisan PACT Act, Supporting Our Veterans

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This week, Rep. Bergman voted for and achieved House passage of the bipartisan H.R. 3967, Honoring our PACT Act. Toxic exposure is perhaps the most urgent issue facing our military community. Veterans across the Nation have been forced to jump through hoops just to get the treatment and recognition at the VA they need to survive burn pits, agent orange, and other exposures. With…

DEFEND 2A! New Bergman Bill Prohibits Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Against the Firearm Industry

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Today, Rep. Jack Bergman (MI-01), alongside fifty-five of his colleagues, introduced the Firearm Industry Non-Discrimination (FIND) Act – a bill to fight back against “boardroom gun control” and protect our Second Amendment rights. Large financial institutions and other corporations, many of whom benefit from federal contracts, have increasingly adopted policies designed to hurt…

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