Bergman Votes For Six Year CHIP Expansion, Government Funding Bill
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 Veterans funded, but it’s also the largest extension of CHIP funding in the history of the program. Thousands of children in Michigan’s First District rely on this health insurance, and I was proud to join House Republicans in voting to extend it.
“I ran on a platform of accountable, reliable, and limited government, and I still hold true to those principles. Continuing Resolutions don’t provide a stable path for our military and government services and can’t be accepted as the new normal. This isn’t a sustainable long-term path for our country, and it’s time for the Senate to finish the job. It’s time for Democrats to end the partisan posturing for the good of Michigan's First District and the entire nation.”