Tim Huelskamp

Tim Huelskamp

KANSAS' 1st DISTRICT

Townhall.com: Defending Against the Assault on Marriage

2015/02/19

Marriage, and the freedom to stand up for it, is under assault in America.

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Huelskamp Reintroduces Amendment Defending Traditional Marriage and Families

2015/02/13

WASHINGTON – With 29 cosponsors, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) has reintroduced the Marriage Protection Amendment (H.J.Res 51 in the 113th Congress), a proposed constitutional amendment to affirm marriage as the union between one man and one woman for all federal and state purposes. 

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Huelskamp to Join President Obama for Signing of Veterans Bill

2015/02/12

WASHINGTON - Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) will join President Barack Obama and other members of Congress at the White house for the signing ceremony of The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. The bill was passed by the House and the Senate without a single nay vote. The signing can be seen live here starting at 2:00 p.m. 

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Huelskamp Supports GCCC as School is named Outstanding College of the Year

2015/02/12

WASHINGTON - Last night, Garden City Community College (GCCC) was named “Outstanding College of the Year” by the Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA). GCCC President Herbert J. Swender and other college leadership accepted the award at the RCCA Appreciation Dinner held in Washington, DC. Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) and Senator Pat Roberts spoke at the ceremony.

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Huelskamp Challenges VA to Expand Health Care Eligibility for Rural Veterans

2015/02/12

WASHINGTON – Yesterday Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) participated in a key House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on the Veteran’s Administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2016. The Congressman asserted to Secretary Robert McDonald the need for a permanent Veterans Choice health care program and changes to the 40 miles as-the-crow-flies interpretation of the current legislation to assist rural Kansas Veterans.

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Huelskamp Emphasizes Fort Riley’s Unique Contributions to our National Security at Army Community Listening Session

2015/02/09

WASHINGTON - Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) today met with visiting Army leadership and spoke at a Community Listening Session about Fort Riley, a critical Army divisional post located in the Big First Congressional District.

Even on a Monday afternoon, a crowd of over 1,500 concerned Kansans showed up to voice their support for Fort Riley. The Listening Session room hit capacity, and as parking ran out, organizers used buses to shuttle people to the event from a remote location.

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Huelskamp Cosponsors Bill to Provide Regulatory Relief to Small Businesses

2015/02/05

WASHINGTON - Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01), voted in support of H.R. 527, the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvement Act which passed the full House on Thursday by a vote of 260-163. The Congressman, a member of the Small Business Committee, is a cosponsor of the legislation which will subject all federal agency rulemaking to scrutiny from small business review panels to study the direct and indirect costs of new regulations to small businesses.

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Huelskamp and Brig. Gen. Cloutier to Hold Availability Before Public Discussion on Future of Fort Riley

2015/02/05

WASHINGTON – In advance of the Army Community Listening Session to be held in Junction City on Monday, February 9th, Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) and Brig. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier Jr. will be available at 3 p.m. for media questions on the future of Fort Riley.

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Huelskamp Reintroduces Bill to Delist the Lesser Prairie Chicken

2015/02/04

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Tim Huelskamp announced his sponsorship of H.R. 659, a bill to reverse the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken under the Endangered Species Act. The bill also would not allow the Department of Interior to re-list the bird until range-wide conservation plans were given a chance to work.

Congressman Huelskamp, a leader in the fight to oppose and delay the listing and an original co-sponsor of the bill since its arrival in Congress, issued the following statement:

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Huelskamp Continues to Fight for Kansas Health Care

2015/02/03

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) voted 239-186 on H.R. 596 to repeal Obamacare and in support of advancing patient-centered solutions to increase access to and the quality of America’s health care system. This will lead to lower costs and solve the problems that plague our healthcare system. Congressman Huelskamp issued the following statement:

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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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