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  • Bergman Releases Statement on President's Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Congressman Jack Bergman, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the President released his budget outline request for FY 2019: "President Trump's proposed budget request is the first step in passing a budget for Fiscal Year 2019. I look forward to reviewing the Administration's budget suggestions and working with my colleagues on the Budget Committee to pass a balanced budget for 2019. It's not lost on me that our country faces a severe budgetary... Read more

  • Infrastructure, Economy, and Immigration
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Following President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union address, Congressman Jack Bergman released the following statement: “Tonight, during the State of the Union, President Trump laid out his vision to keep our country ‘Safe, Strong, and Proud.’ While the approach to these objectives may vary – this is a theme that can unite all Americans. “President Trump outlined his bipartisan initiative to begin rebuilding our nation’s vital infrastructure—working together we can achieve this... Read more

  • Bergman Announces Eastern Upper Peninsula Community Engagement Event
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Marquette - Congressman Jack Bergman will be hosting a community engagement event this Thursday, January 25th, in Sault Ste. Marie. Constituents 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 Signs and banners will be prohibited within the event. Date: Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Time: 6:00PM Location: 2186 Shunk Road, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 Kewadin Casino Level 2 Ballroom (Thi... Read more

  • Bergman Vows to Give Pay to Veterans Organization
    Posted in Press Releases on January 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    "The number one priority of Congress is to fund the federal government. Yet Friday night, Democrats in the Senate recklessly decided to undermine our process and shut down the government over an unrelated DACA and border security issue. Fixing our immigration system is important to me and we've been making good faith efforts to craft a solution on DACA before the March 6th deadline. Tying DACA to government funding is unnecessary. Democrats in Congress needs to stop playing games with our nation... Read more

  • Bergman Votes For Six Year CHIP Expansion, Government Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Last night, Congressman Bergman and House Republicans voted to extend CHIP funding for another six years in addition to continued funding for our Veterans, military, and the government, until a long-term spending agreement can be reached. "As I said yesterday – no one in a leadership position acting responsibly can believe shutting down the government is a wise decision. That’s why I voted last night to continue funding the government. Not only does this bill keep our military and V... Read more

  • U.S. Coast Guard and Eupta Working Together To Resolve Sugar Island Ferry Delays
    Posted in Press Releases on January 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Traverse City- The office of Congressman Jack Bergman has received multiple inquires regarding the delays at the Sugar Island Ferry in Chippewa County. The office was in contact with Coast Guard leadership at USCG Sector Sault and a resolution is being addressed. The following is the press release from USCG: U.S. COAST GUARD AND EUPTA WORKING TOGETHER TO RESOLVE SUGAR ISLAND FERRY DELAYS SAULT SAINTE MARIE, MI- The Coast Guard and the Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority (EUPTA) are ... Read more

  • As Promised, Paychecks to Begin Going Up in February
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Department of Treasury announced the release of new withholding tables for payroll taxes following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act becoming law. These new withholding tables mean that taxpayers will see immediate tax relief beginning next month. Secretary of Treasury, Steve Mnuchin said he expects over 90% of taxpayers to see"an increase in their take home pay." After passing this landmark legislation in December, 2017, Congressman Bergman said "The people who work so hard to provide a liv... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman Seeks Wounded Warrior or Medically Retired Veteran for a Position at His Traverse City Office
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Traverse City - Congressman Bergman announced today that his office will be participating in the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program through the House of Representatives. He is seeking applications for a Wounded Warrior or medically-retired Veteran for a full-time fellowship position at his Traverse City office. Congressman Bergman said the person chosen for the special fellowship will work with military and Veteran constituents to handle Veterans-related casework and act as a facilitator between... Read more

  • Bergman Releases Statement on Increasing Access to Rural Broadband in 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    During his speech to the American Farm Bureau, President Trump highlighted key obstacles facing the agriculture industry and signed two Executive Orders to assist in expanding rural broadband. Congressman Bergman released the following statement after President Trump’s address in Nashville: “In Michigan, agriculture is one of our largest economic drivers, contributing over $101 billion to the state’s economy. Access to broadband has become a growing need for farms and many rural businesses to su... Read more

  • Bergman Applauds Long Overdue Defense Department Audit
    Posted in Press Releases on December 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Having served alongside General Mattis, I know he is the right man, at the right time, to lead the Department of Defense. Marines are trained to lead by example—and under General Mattis’ leadership, DOD can lead the way in responsible federal spending. General Mattis is moving forward with a full-scale audit at DOD for the first time in U.S. history. This top to bottom audit is the largest ever conducted and continues the process of applying accountability at all levels of government. As a fisc... Read more

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