MANHATTAN (KSNT) – An important ground breaking ceremony happened in Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.Read More
MANHATTAN, KS – On Wednesday, Congressman Tim Huelskamp commended the new capabilities coming to Kansas’s Big First District in remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), which will be built adjacent to Kansas State University.
Huelskamp was joined by U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02), and Congressman Kevin Yoder (KS-03), along with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback.Read More
On the fourth Monday of May each year, we remember and pray for the men and women who gave their lives to serve and protect our country and the freedoms we hold dear. But with eight uncles who served in the Armed Forces and as an active member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, I know Memorial Day is more than just a time to remember.Read More
Congressman Huelskamp's opinion piece was published in the Leader and Times.
The number and cost of government regulations continued to climb in 2014, intensifying Washington’s control over Americans’ lives.
The addition of 27 new major rules pushed the tally for the Obama Administration’s first six years to 184, with scores of other rules in the pipeline.Read More
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) announced that the National Defense Authorization Act passed with his cosponsored amendment to delist the Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC). The amendment requires the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the LPC, relieving Kansas farmers, ranchers, realtors and nearly every rural industry of this burdensome, job-killing over-regulation. It would return responsibility of LPC conservation to farmers; ranchers; and state, county, and local governments; instead of allowing Washington bureaucrats to control our economy.Read More
The U.S. House took two steps this week to remove the lesser prairie chicken from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s threatened species list.
Thursday night, House members agreed by a voice vote to approve an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would “prohibit the further listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened or endangered species until 2021.”
Friday morning, the House approved the NDAA by a vote of 269-151 with all four members of Kansas’ House delegation voting in favor.Read More
For the last three years, Congressman Tim Huelskamp has been working against the listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken (LPC) under the Endangered Species Act. And those efforts are coming to the House floor tonight with consideration of an amendment to roll back the listing. The March 2014 listing of the LPC by the U.S.Read More
Congressman Tim Huelskamp today voted for H.R. 36, the bipartisan Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed 242-184. This day marks two years since late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted of three first-degree murders of newborns in his filthy abortion complex. One clinic worker estimated nearly 100 additional living babies were also murdered after birth by Gosnell.Read More
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) today questioned Veterans Affairs officials and contractors in a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing titled “Assessing the Promise and Progress of the Choice Program,” which he helped author and pass in 2014.Read More
The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation backed by Rep. Tim Huelskamp that would force the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposed change to the Clean Water Act that opponents say would grant federal officials too much control over the nation’s bodies of water.
H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 , passed Tuesday night by a vote of 261-155. The vote was largely along party lines, with all 237 present Republicans voting in favor and all but 24 present Democrats voting against.Read More
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Congressman Tim Huelskamp (HYUELS-camp) was elected to his first term as a United States Representative in November 2010. In the 113th Congress he represents Kansas’ First Congressional District, known as the “Big First.”
Congressman Huelskamp was born near and raised on the family farm in Fowler, Kansas. Pioneered by his grandparents Martin and Clara in 1926, the farm operation includes raising corn, cattle, wheat, milo, soybeans and kids. There he learned the value of hard work and personal responsibility, a strong family life and the essentials of his Catholic Christian faith.
Congressman Huelskamp attended elementary and high school in Fowler, where he was a Farm Bureau Youth Leader, a member of St. Anthony’s Parish, and active in both 4-H and Future Farmers of America.
Following high school, Congressman Huelskamp attended a seminary in Santa Fe, New Mexico and pursued his bachelor’s degree in social science education at the College of Santa Fe.
After his undergraduate education, Congressman Huelskamp accepted a scholarship to pursue doctoral studies at The American University in Washington, D.C. In four years he obtained a Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in agriculture policy.
During his time at American University, Congressman Huelskamp met his wife, Angela, and together they were active in assisting women in crisis pregnancies. Additionally, Tim was busy as a college instructor teaching public policy and working as a statistical analyst.
Upon graduation, Congressman and Mrs. Huelskamp turned down various job offers and decided to return home to farm, ranch and raise a family in Fowler. Before coming to Congress, he was first elected to the Kansas Senate in 1996, the youngest senator elected in twenty years. Tim was re-elected by his constituents three times by wide margins – 2000, 2004 and 2008.
Congressman and Mrs. Huelskamp are the proud parents of four adopted children: Natasha, Rebecca, Athan and Alexander. Both girls are from Haiti, while the two boys were already Americans. Tim enjoys working in his church and remains involved as a lector and usher. He also continues to enjoy involvement in various civic organizations, hunting, playing sports with his kids, and reading with the family. Meanwhile, Angela continues to work promoting and fostering adoptions.
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