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Congressman Tim Walberg

Representing the 7th District of Michigan

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For media inquiries, please contact Dan Kotman in Rep. Walberg’s Washington, D.C. office.

Dan Kotman
Communications Director
Phone: 202-225-6276
Fax: 202-225-6281

Short Biography:

Rep. Tim Walberg is currently serving his sixth term in Congress as the representative of south-central Michigan. The diverse constituency of Michigan’s 7th District encompasses Branch, Eaton, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties, along with parts of Washtenaw County.

Based on his record of legislative accomplishment, Rep. Walberg was ranked by the Center for Effective Lawmaking, a non-partisan collaboration between Vanderbilt University and University of Virginia, as the most effective member of Michigan's congressional delegation in the 115th Congress.

Tim Walberg HeadshotIn the 116th Congress, Rep. Walberg serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

Rep. Walberg also served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1983 to 1999, and is proud to bring his reputation as a principled legislator, fiscal reformer, and defender of traditional values to Washington.

Background:

Prior to his time in public office, Rep. Walberg served as a pastor in Michigan and Indiana, as president of the Warren Reuther Center for Education and Community Impact, and as a division manager for Moody Bible Institute. 

He and his wife Sue have been married for 45 years. They live in Tipton, Michigan, where they raised their three children: Matthew, Heidi and Caleb.

Committee Assignments:

House Committee on Energy and Commerce
-          Subcommittee on Energy
-          Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Committee on Education and Labor
-          Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions (Ranking Member)