Tim Huelskamp

Tim Huelskamp

KANSAS' 1st DISTRICT

Huelskamp Says “No” to Bonuses for IRS Political Targeting Division

2015/03/27

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) signed a letter to the House Appropriations Committee regarding bonuses at the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Division—the division accused of targeting Tea Party groups. 

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Western Kansas News: Huelskamp Targets Government Regulation During Committee Hearing (AUDIO)

2015/03/26

Washington, D.C. (westernkansasnews.com) Western Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp questioned government officials this week on much of the red tape businesses go through in complying with federal regulations. His first concern was the fines levied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Huelskamp Responds to GAO’s Investigation of Planned Parenthood’s Taxpayer Subsidies

2015/03/25

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) issued the following statement regarding the Government Accountability Office’s investigation of Planned Parenthood’s funding streams.

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Live Action News: Government report confirms taxpayers forced to give $1.5 billion to Planned Parenthood

2015/03/25

Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on its investigation into federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

The GAO investigated six different abortion-associated organizations, but Planned Parenthood was given the most taxpayer dollars, by far. The total handed to the organizations by federal and state governments was $1.7 billion, from 2010-2012. Planned Parenthood received the lion’s share, coming in at a stunning $1.5 billion in a mere three years.

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Huelskamp’s Concerns on Veterans Choice Program Addressed by Veterans’ Affairs

2015/03/24

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) announced that today the Department of Veteran Affairs has agreed to move forward with implementing a common-sense fix to eligibility requirements under the Choice Program for the “40-mile rule.” Huelskamp has been a vocal critic of how eligibility in rural areas had been determined with a strict 40-mile radius requirement instead of calculating eligibility through a more practical driving distance measurement for non-VA health services. This move will make the VA policy for Choice eligibility more understandable and expand health care options for our Veterans. Read More

Newsmax: Malzberg | Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS): "Republicans need to stand up to Boehner" (VIDEO)

2015/03/24

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS)- Chairman of House Tea Party Caucus and US Congressman (R-KS/1st District), joins Steve about a report in "The Hill" that Boehner Allies are running against him and other Tea Party Congressman trying to undermine them and if someone like Ted Cruz can survive the GOP Establishment gauntlet.

 

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Huelskamp Continues Town Halls Tradition in Geary County

2015/03/23

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, April 2 at 12:30 p.m., Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) will add to his Town Hall tradition by hosting a Town Hall in Geary County.  At American Legion Post 45, Huelskamp will listen to Kansans’ thoughts and concerns so he can take them back to Washington.  

Before the Town Hall, the Congressman will be attending the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Inactivation Ceremony at Fort Riley at 10 a.m.

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Huelskamp Continues Town Halls Tradition With March Meetings

2015/03/23

WASHINGTON – On Monday, March 30, Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) will add to his Town Hall tradition, hosting four Town Halls in Kansas’s Big First district to hear Kansans’ thoughts and concerns so he can bring them back to Washington.  

He will visit Lane, Ness, Rush, and Barton counties throughout the course of Monday.

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McPherson Sentinel: Huelskamp honored for economic voting record

2015/03/19

The Club for Growth, America’s leading advocate for economic freedom and limited government, announced that Congressman Tim Huelskamp has received the Defender of Economic Freedom Award for his voting record in Congress during calendar year 2014.

Huelskamp received a score of 100 in 2014 and has a lifetime score of 99, making him one of the top two conservatives in Congress according to the Club for Growth rankings.

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Federal News Radio: VA disputes House lawmaker's claim of nation state attack

2015/03/19

The Veterans Affairs Department is refuting claims by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R- Ind.) that it sustained another nation state attack in September 2014.

VA Chief Information Officer Steph Warren said House Veterans Affairs Committee lawmakers informed his office of a potential breach and the agency immediately took steps to review and analyze the information.

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Contact Information

129 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-2715
Fax 202-225-5124
huelskamp.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Veterans Affairs

Small Business

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.


Serving With

Lynn Jenkins

KANSAS' 2nd DISTRICT

Kevin Yoder

KANSAS' 3rd DISTRICT

Mike Pompeo

KANSAS' 4th DISTRICT

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