Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform examined the extravagant bonuses given to top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The hearing entitled, “Pay for Performance: Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Executives Be Receiving Millions in Bonuses?” questioned Fannie and Freddie’s CEO’s concerning this issue.
Congressman Tim Walberg has joined with the Library of Congress to preserve the memories of our American war veterans through the Veteran’s History Project. The program will connect Michigan’s veterans with volunteers and family members who will record the personal narratives through audio, visual or written accounts and store them in the Library of Congress’ archives.
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg voted in favor of HR 3630, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011. The legislation wouldhelp working families without raising taxes or borrowing from the Social Security Trust fund.
Specifically, HR 3630 would:
Today, Congressman Walberg issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 2055, the Conference Report to fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year.
Today, Representative Tim Walberg awarded the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery to the parents of an officer killed in the line of duty last year, Officer James Bonneau. Mr. Marc and Amy Bonneau accepted the award on their son’s behalf.
Following today’s series of votes seeking a full-year payroll tax cut extension, Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement:
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg presented war veteran Kenneth “Allan” Rifenburgh with the Purple Heart medal for injuries he sustained while serving in Vietnam.
Rep. Walberg made the following comment after the Obama Administration denied the application for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline:
Today President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union Address, coinciding with the 1,000th day the Senate has failed to pass a budget. The last time the Senate approved a budget was April 29th, 2009. Since that time, the federal government has added more than $4 trillion to our national debt.