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  • Congressman Bergman and DNR Biologist Testify on Need for Cormorant Control in Michigan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Yesterday, House Committee on Natural Resources' Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on Congressman Bergman's bipartisan Cormorant Control Act. Randy Claramunt, Lake Huron Basin Coordinator for the Fisheries Division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, submitted testimony. "Through support of House Bill 4429, the State of Michigan is supportive of reinstating effective cormorant management, applied in the same collaboratively way that we use to protect our natu... Read more

  • Bergman Questions Budget Director Mulvaney on President Trump's FY19 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Today, the House Budget Committee held a hearing with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney to discuss the priorities of the Administration for FY 2019. Congressman Jack Bergman had this to say after questioning Mulvaney on military funding, cuts to GLRI, and reducing waste in the federal government: “There are tough budgetary decisions that need to be made here in Congress, and President Trump's budget request provides a blueprint for how the Administration p... Read more

  • Bergman's Cormorant Control Act to Receive Committee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington - Congressman Jack Bergman, Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, released the following statement: "The House Committee on Natural Resources will hold a hearing on my bipartisan legislation H.R. 4429 - The Cormorant Control Act Thursday, February 15th, at 2:30 PM. A witness from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) will be providing testimony on the importance and need for a comprehensive management plan for the double-crested Cormorant. Cormorants consum... Read more

  • Bergman Announces USDA Rural Development Grant for Manistique
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Marquette- Congressman Bergman announced USDA Rural Development’s approval of a new loan of $857,000 and grant of $2,208,000 to improve the sewer system in Schoolcraft County. "Under the leadership of Secretary Perdue, USDA has worked to increase its collaboration with rural communities to ensure our infrastructure is updated for the 21stcentury. I applaud the investment by USDA into Michigan's First District and will continue to push for more improvements in Michigan’s rural communities," said ... Read more

  • 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

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