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  • Following the House passage of the 2018 NDAA, Lt. General (Ret) and NDAA Conferee, Congressman Jack Bergman had this to say:
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Providing for the common defense of our nation is Congress’ top priority, and I’m proud to join my colleagues to pass the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act. This package will give our men and women in uniform the resources they need to successfully defend our nation and our allies. Training, maintenance, and resources are integral to the readiness of our warriors, and this is a great step towards that goal.” The FY18 NDAA includes: Providing a 2.4% pay raise to our troops; Funding three a... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman’s Statement on Voting in Favor of H.R. 3922
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I’m proud to have supported this legislation, which provides funding for essential healthcare programs for children and those most in need. These common-sense policies protect the most vulnerable, while prioritizing spending, reducing federal subsidies, and ensuring tax-payer money is spent efficiently and effectively. We can and must continue to invest in programs like the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers because of the invaluable services they provide in... Read more

  • Congressman Jack Bergman, Released the Following Statement After the Unveiling of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Today’s release of the House’s tax reform plan is great news for all hard-working Americans. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides much needed tax relief for the First District’ssmall businesses and families. Eliminating special interest loopholes, increasing the standard deduction, and establishing an expanded Child Tax Credit are just a few ways that this bill will help put money back into the pockets of working Americans. “Here’s the bottom line – The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lowers tax rates so ... Read more

  • Congressman Bergman Released the Following Statement Following the House Passage of HR 2936
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    “I’m pleased that the House passed the Resilient Federal Forests Act today. For too long bureaucratic overreach has stifled proper forestry on federal lands, with devastating results to our environment. Our nation’s federal lands are home to some of our most important natural resources, and without a competent management plan in place, diseases, pests, and wildfires will continue to ravage our nation’s forests. We spend billions of dollars each year in wildfire suppression, which leaves barely a... Read more

  • 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

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