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Bergman Leads Bill to Streamline, Modernize VA Procurement Process

The following press release was issued by Congressman Bergman’s office: WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jack Bergman (MI-01), Rob Wittman (VA-01), and Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) introduced the VA Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act to streamline and modernize the Veterans Affairs procurement process. This legislation will increase efficiency by requiring the Department of …

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Annual spring weight restrictions going into effect starting Monday to protect Michigan’s roads

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and local agencies are enacting spring weight restrictions, an annual move to protect roads.             Effective 6 a.m. Monday, March 11, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to and including …

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Peters, Moran Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Privatization of the United States Postal Service

The following press release was issued by Senator Peter’s office: WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Jerry Moran (R-KS) today led 23 of their Senate colleagues to reintroduce a bipartisan resolution opposing privatization of the United States Postal …

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97.7 The Wolf Celebrates “Station of the Year” Award

Radio and TV stations across the state of Michigan are either celebrating a job well done, or perhaps looking for ways to improve their level of performance in the next year, after the Michigan Association of Broadcaster’s Broadcast Excellence awards, which is an annual event recognizing achievements from Michigan Broadcasters. …

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Bergman Co-Introduces National POW/MIA Flag Act

A new bill co-introduced by Congressman Jack Bergman, along with Congressman Chris Pappas of New Hampshire, would require the POW/MIA flag to be displayed whenever the American flag is displayed on prominent federal properties. Such locations would include the U.S. Capitol, White House, World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans …

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TRIO Pre-College Programs Hosting College & Career Fair

The following press release was issued by Finlandia University: Hancock— On Monday, March 11, 350+ 9th grade students from the Copper Country Intermediate School District will attend a College & Career Fair, hosted by TRIO Pre-College Programs. One hundred local professionals from 35 businesses/organizations and 7 Upper Michigan colleges will …

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Bergman Lauds Move to Boost Merchant Marine

U.S. Representative Jack Bergman is applauding a move by President Donald Trump to make it easier for armed forces veterans to transition into careers in the Merchant Marine. The executive order issued this week will establish a procedure for notifying qualified servicemen and women who are nearing the ends of …

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