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  1. End perverse incentives for seizing assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Rep. Tim Walberg of Michigan have introduced legislation to reform civil asset forfeiture, a practice by which law enforcement agencies seize the property and assets of individuals with minimal due process. The practice has encouraged “policing for profit,” distorting the mission of police agencies toward revenue generation to the detriment of the property rights of Americans.


  2. Michigan Republican congressmen Upton, Walberg throw support behind health care replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Two Republicans from Michigan's congressional delegation - Fred Upton and Tim Walberg - spoke in support of a bill to overhaul the nation's health care system, saying the status quo is not acceptable. Speaking on the House floor, he said the American Health Care Act, a bill being pushed by President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, is "the only train leaving the station."


  3. Michigan Governor Warns Congressmen of GOP Health Bill's ImpactRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The Washington Post

    ... in health coverage and access to care are maintained," Snyder wrote in a letter to Republican Representative Tim Walberg. The AHCA would lead to 49,000 people losing "Healthy Michigan Plan" Medicaid coverage in Walberg's district alone, Snyder said ...


  4. Civil asset forfeiture reform rears again a " thank goodnessRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | Washington Times

    Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Tim Walberg, both Republicans, have re-introduced one of the most important pieces of legislation to come forward in decades that will secure the rights of Americans to be safe in their possessions and properties - a rollback to civil asset forfeiture laws. This is huge.


  5. Trott says he'll vote for Republican health reform, gets booedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Michigan Radio

    A crowd started gathering before dawn Saturday for a town hall with Republican Congressman Dave Trott. Hundreds came out to the 8 am meeting, after constituents spent months pressuring Trott to speak with them.


  6. After pressure to face constituents, Michigan congressman to hold town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 |

    U.S. Rep. Dave Trott, R-Birmingham, will hold a town hall meeting open to the public on Saturday morning in Novi. The 8:30 a.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi, comes after pressure from constituents to offer the public access to the congressman.


  7. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder critical of GOP health care planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 |

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has joined three other Republican governors in opposition to the current version of the U.S. House leadership's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan dated March 16, Snyder and the other governors argue the current version of the House bill "provides almost no new flexibility for states, does not ensure the resources necessary to make sure no one is left out, and shifts significant new costs to states."


  8. Rand Paul, Tim Walberg Bring Forfeiture Reform to the 115th CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | The Hill

    On Thursday, Sen. Rand Pau and Rep. Tim Walberg reintroduced the Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act in Congress. The bill, if passed, would be the most sweeping reform of abuse-prone federal civil forfeiture law since the 1980s.


  9. Support the Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration (FAIR) Act, S. 642 and H.R. 1555Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.


  10. Conservative RSC says it's close to backing ObamaCare repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | The Hill

    The conservative Republican Study Committee says it is very close to supporting the House GOP's healthcare plan if changes are made to its Medicaid provisions. Vice President Pence met with members of the Republican Study Committee Wednesday and indicated that the White House is open to accepting some changes to the bill.


  11. Bill backed by Rep. Walberg would let companies collect workers' genetic profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Michigan Radio

    ... last Wednesday in a vote that ran along party lines. All 22 Republicans, including Michigan Representative Tim Walberg , R-7, supported the measure while all 17 Democrats opposed it. (Michigan Radio reached out to to Rep. Walberg's office for this ...


  12. Great Lakes Restoration funding at stakeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | WJRT

    Great Lakes Restoration funding could take a massive hit under the Trump administration. The president will likely unveil his budget proposal Thursday and it reportedly slash 97% of funding for the Great Lakes.


  13. Walberg tells protesters he'll fight Trump's Great Lakes funding cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 |

    Amid accusations that he's not listening to some of his constituents, U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg met face to face with members of Indivisible Dexter, an activist group resisting Donald Trump's agenda. After speaking to a men's group at Dexter United Methodist Church during a breakfast Saturday morning, March 11, the Republican congressman stepped outside the church and spoke with a large group of protesters.


  14. State retirement savings accounts opposed by Michigan Rep. WalbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Michigan Radio

    American workers are facing an enormous retirement savings deficit . In Michigan, nearly 1.7 million workers have jobs where the employer does not offer a retirement savings plan.


  15. Protest planned outside Dexter church when congressman visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 |

    Members of Indivisible Dexter, an activist group resisting Donald Trump's agenda, are taking aim at U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg , accusing the Republican congressman of dodging them. Walberg is expected to speak to a men's group at Dexter United Methodist Church during a breakfast Saturday morning, March 11. A protest across the street from the church is now planned after Walberg declined an invitation to hold a more inclusive town hall meeting, saying it doesn't fit his schedule.


  16. Senate moves to kill DOL's state, city auto-IRA rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | InvestmentNews

    Resolutions to overturn the rules only require a simple majority to pass, and aren't subject to a Senate filibuster The Senate has moved to kill Obama-era retirement rules governing so-called auto-IRAs for states and cities, following similar action taken up in the House of Representatives in recent weeks. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced two separate resolutions on Monday, one aiming to block a Department of Labor rule governing automatic-enrollment, payroll-deduction programs established by states, and the other governing those in municipalities such as cities.


  17. Weekly Update Newsletter - March 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | JD Supra

    Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda This Executive Order instructs the head of each agency to designate an agency official as its Regulatory Reform Officer within 60 days. Each agency RRO will oversee the implementation of regulatory reform initiatives and policies to ensure that agencies effectively carry out regulatory reforms including offsetting the number and cost of new regulations; regulatory planning and review; and the termination of programs and activities that derive from or implement Executive Orders, guidance documents, policy memoranda, rule interpretations, and similar documents, or relevant portions thereof, that have been rescinded.


  18. Congressional VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | News Herald

    Congressional Vote Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.


  19. Post-election political activism in Michigan could have staying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 |

    Lansing resident Melissa Mackey was concerned about U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop's position on the Affordable Care Act, so when members of his staff hosted office hours in February, she showed up . Joining more than 300 other constituents of Michigan's 8th Congressional District, Mackey called upon Bishop, R-Rochester, to come to the district in person and take constituent questions in a town hall format.


  20. Format for Tim Walberg's town hall leaves some unsatisfiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Michigan Radio

    U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-MI-7, hosted an hour-long town hall at Hillsdale City Hall Friday morning, with specific rules mandating that constituents submit questions to Walberg's staff in writing in order to be considered. "I find it curious that they call these town halls," said Susan Fecteau of Dexter.