Congressman Kerry Bentivolio

Representing the 11th District of Michigan

Congressional Issues

 

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Jul 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, office of Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced that he is heading to Central America on a fact-finding mission.

He will be traveling with Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and Stephen Lynch (D-MA). The delegation departs this evening and will visit El Salvador, Guatamala, and Hondurus, which are the three countries from which a majority of the undocumented children crossing the southern border are coming from.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Bentivolio sponsors the Illegal Entry Accountability Act
 
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced that he cosponsored the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2014, HR 5014. The bill would hold El Salvador, Guatamala, Honduras, and Mexico accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending U.S. foreign aid to these nations until Congress determines if they have taken sufficient action to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their citizens.

Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio announced that he cosponsored the Illegal Entry Accountability Act of 2014, HR 5014. The bill would hold El Salvador, Guatamala, Honduras, and Mexico accountable for illegal immigration by immediately suspending U.S. foreign aid to these nations until Congress determines if they have taken sufficient action to mitigate unlawful U.S.-Mexico border crossings by their citizens.

Jun 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio pledged to support Raúl Labrador for Majority Leader. He released the following statement:

"The role of the Majority Leader is to set the agenda in Congress. I've received hundreds of calls and e-mails from my constituents and their message is loud and clear -- they want a Majority leader who will push an agenda of less government and more freedom.

Jun 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Kerry Bentivolio issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s decision to exchange five Taliban officials, who were detained at Guantanamo Bay, for the release of United States Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl:
 
May 7, 2014 In The News

Two Republican congressmen held a hearing in Plymouth Township Tuesday that drove home the GOP narrative that President Obama is killing small businesses through increased federal regulation.

“Many of the new regulations are designed to put me out of business,” said Janet Kaboth, president and CEO of an Alliance, Ohio, firm that makes bricks. In the past, Kaboth has spoken out on “the war on coal” by federal regulators, according to previous media reports.

May 2, 2014 Blog Post

The Mobile Office will visit different locations across the 11th District to provide constituents with greater access to federal services.

Schedule

Apr 16, 2014 Blog Post

By: Congressman Kerry Bentivolio

One of the trademarks of President Barack Obama’s time in office has been high unemployment and the economic suffering of too many Americans. Because of the failure of Obama’s economic policies, millions of Americans — and many Michiganders — have relied on unemployment insurance, continuously extended by Congress, to make end’s meet during their long-term unemployment.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas and ACU Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina honored Rep. Kerry Bentivolio as an “ACU Conservative” for his achievements in the 2013 ACU Ratings of Congress, the 43rd edition of the conservative ratings guide.  Since 1971, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization has annually graded Members of Congress based on their votes on key conservative issues.

Mar 12, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Bentivolio’s Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act passes Oversight Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed H.R. 3635, the Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2013, with bipartisan support by a unanimous voice vote.