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  • Congressman Bergman Released the Following Statement Following the House Passing the Budget for FY2018
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I believe in the vision laid out by House Republicans in our FY18 Budget - deficit reduction, Obamacare repeal, and federal program reforms. I came to DC to make difficult choices now, so that future generations can be better off later. Part of that future is bringing tax relief to hardworking Michiganders in the First District, which is why I voted for the budget brought to the House floor today. Lowering the tax burden for working families and small businesses in Michigan is critically import... Read more

  • Congressman Jack Bergman released the date for his Grand Traverse area community engagement event.
    Posted in Press Releases on October 18, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jack Bergman will be hosting the following fall community engagement event in Traverse City. All constituents from the 1st District of Michigan are invited to participate in an open dialogue with the Congressman to discuss a broad range of topics. All press is asked to RSVP to James.Hogge@mail.house.gov. Signs and banners will be prohibited within the event. Photo ID will be required for entry. Date: Monday, October 30th, 2017 Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm Location: Traverse City Central Hi... Read more

  • After Being Named by Speaker Paul Ryan to Serve on the National Defense Authorization Act House–Senate Conference, Lt. General (Ret.) Jack Bergman Released the Following Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    “The National Defense Authorization Act is essential to the security and defense of the United States and our allies. As a member of the House Budget Committee and a retired Marine, the importance of our national defense is not lost on me. I am honored to represent the House Budget Committee and Michigan’s First District during these negotiations. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the House and Senate to ensure the NDAA becomes law.” Read more

  • Congressman Jack Bergman Released the Dates for his Northeastern Michigan, Greater Marquette, and Western U.P. Community Engagement Events.
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jack Bergman will be hosting the following fall community engagement events next week. All constituents from the 1st District of Michigan are invited to participate in an open dialogue with the Congressman to discuss a broad range of topics. All press is asked to RSVP to James.Hogge@mail.house.gov. Signs and banners will be prohibited within the events. Photo ID will be required for entry. Date: Monday, October 16th, 2017 Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Location: Alpena Community College – Gr... Read more

  • After the House passed the Building a Better America Budget, Congressman Jack Bergman released the following statement:  
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, the House voted to pass the Building a Better America Budget, for FY2018. I ran on a platform of getting Washington’s spending under control and the government off the back of the hardworking people of Michigan’s First District. By balancing the budget, cutting spending, and opening the door for tax reform, this budget is key to getting Washington D.C. back in order. Without a change, our mandatory spending will overtake our entire national budget - leaving no room for important investmen... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman’s Statement on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, the House passed H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. I was proud to co-sponsor this bill which prohibits abortions on unborn babies 20 weeks or older. Medical evidence has overwhelmingly proven that an unborn child can feel pain by at least this point in the womb. H.R.36 is a great step towards protecting the sanctity and value of every life. As a Marine, I have always worked to protect those who are unable to defend themselves, and as your Representative in Washington,... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman's Statement on Tragic Shooting in Las Vegas
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    The events that unfolded last night in Las Vegas are sickening and tragic. Cindy and I send our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to all who were injured and to all of the families who lost a loved one. The bravery of the first responders and law enforcement officers in Las Vegas should not go without notice. Thank you to those who remained calm and worked to save their fellow Americans among the chaos. Read more

  • Congressman Bergman’s Statement on Today’s Rollout of the Tax Reform Structure
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    “It’s been over 30 years since our tax code has undergone comprehensive reform. We, the people, are overdue for tax relief. The framework laid out today by the Republican Congress and President Trump is a great first step towards achieving relevant tax reform. This proposal gives working individuals and families in Michigan’s First District a simpler tax code that allows them to keep more of their hard-earned paycheck, and provides small businesses the opportunity to create more jobs and grow a ... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman Announces First Fall Community Engagement Event
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jack Bergman will be hosting the first of several upcoming fall community engagement events this weekend in Petoskey. All constituents from the 1st District of Michigan are invited to participate in an open dialogue with the Congressman to discuss a broad range of topics. All press is asked to RSVP to James.Hogge@mail.house.gov. Signs and banners will be prohibited within the event. Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2017 Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm Location: Iron Horse Café - North Centra... Read more

  • Bergman Passes Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (SHARE Act) Out of Natural Resources Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    “As a member of the Natural Resources Committee, I know the importance of conserving our federal lands, while ensuring proper and appropriate usage and access for all Americans. Defending sportsmen from burdensome federal regulations, protecting sportsmen’s 2nd Amendment rights, opening more federal land to hunting and fishing, and turning authority back over to the states are all integral parts of the SHARE Act, and I am pleased that the Natural Resources Committee voted to move this legislatio... Read more

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