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July 11, 2013 Tim In The News

Overly-generous disability benefits create a disincentive for some federal workers injured on the job to return to work or ever retire, a top Department of Labor official told a House subcommittee Wednesday.

July 3, 2013 Tim In The News
By Emily Miller: 

Not wanting to employ a criminal makes you a racist. At least that is what the Obama administration has determined to be law with a regulation made without congressional approval. Businesses are fighting the charge that not wanting ex-cons on the payroll is illegal discrimination.

June 19, 2013 Tim In The News
Lisa Satayut

JACKSON, MI – U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, is hosting an open house for Jackson County high school students and recent graduates interested in applying to a military service academy.

The event runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 21 at the Commonwealth Commerce Center, 209 E. Washington Ave.

June 19, 2013 Tim In The News
Byron York

The Internal Revenue Service scandal would be bad enough if the IRS just handled issues like collecting income taxes and granting nonprofit status. But the immensely powerful federal agency is about to become even more powerful with the arrival of national health care, and that makes the still-unfolding scandal even more troubling.
June 18, 2013 Tim In The News

Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., said at a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing this morning that the Labor Department expanded the reach of Davis-Bacon Act without public comment earlier this year.

June 12, 2013 Tim In The News

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives could have widespread benefits to parents saving for a child's education.

The Helping Families Save for Education Act, introduced by Representatives Tim Walberg (R–MI) and Dan Kildee (D–MI) would expand the usefulness of Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (ESAs).

May 29, 2013 Tim In The News

JACKSON, MI – Nichelle Austin was surprised to see so many companies offering job opportunities at U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg's job fair in Jackson Wednesday, May 29.

May 23, 2013 Tim In The News

By Amanda Becker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives urged the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to focus on routine cases and set aside more aggressive initiatives.

May 16, 2013 Tim In The News
 WASHINGTON — Two Michigan congressmen are proposing legislation that woulld allow families to save even more for their children's college costs.

The bill proposed by U.S. Reps. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, and Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, would increase from $2,000 to $10,000 a year the amount families can invest in Coverdell Savings Accounts for higher education.

April 10, 2013 Tim In The News
By: Charles Slat

Educators and industry officials testified about the challenges of training workers for today's jobs during a rare congressional committee field hearing held Tuesday at Monroe County Community College.