Tim In The News
Daily Telegram Staff Writer
ADRIAN — Eight panel members described difficulties they have had related to the new health care law at a forum Monday in Adrian.
ADRIAN — As the Affordable Care Act continues to frustrate many and help others, U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Tipton) held the first of two town hall meetings scheduled this week to discuss his plan for repealing "Obamacare" and fixing the country's health care system.
WASHINGTON — Nearly a month after expressing concerns about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) inspections of family farms, the Department of Labor announced Tuesday that the controversial guidance that allowed for this practice was revoked.
The Labor Department is quashing controversial family farm regulations after coming under pressure from Republican lawmakers.
Officials at the department assured House Republicans they have "prohibited" the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from taking enforcement actions against small farms that are exempted from the agency's regulations.
A House Republican on Tuesday accused the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of skirting Congress to regulate family farms.
"Time and again, the administration has made end-runs around Congress and the American people to serve its own political interests," Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) said during a workforce protections subcommittee hearing that he led as chairman.
Congressman Tim Walberg (R-Tipton) recently met with the editorial board of Heritage Media-West to discuss developments in Washington and issues important to his constituents.
DEXTER — Julie Boonstra reached out to as many people as she could last month, after her private health insurance plan expired under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Washington — Josie Maisano is a laid-off St. Clair Shores resident hoping Congress restores emergency unemployment benefits to alleviate her fear of becoming homeless.
Julie Boonstra is a Dexter leukemia patient who is frustrated her insurance policy was canceled because of the Affordable Care Act.
Tim Walberg (R), the U.S. Congressman representing Michigan's 7th Congressional District, visited the Lincoln Language Learning Center and Early Childhood Center and the Fremont Street Early Education Center on Tuesday. Branch Intermediate School District has operated Head Start since 1966 and Early Head Start since 2010.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For nearly four decades, farmers with fewer than 10 employees have been exempt from having the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) inspect their farms for post-harvest activities.