Justin Amash

6:21 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Amash says legislation to rein in NSA gaining momentum

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Congressman also discusses health care, budget and immigration during town hall meeting in Battle Creek
In a town hall event Wednesday, about 65 people gathered to hear U.S. Rep. Justin Amash discuss the economy, spying and health care at W.K. Kellogg Middle School. Amash began his speech by talking about the National Security Agency and the controversy surrounding revelations on data collection on American citizens.
12:44 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Conservative group targets Amash's primary opponent

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Club for Growth ad criticizes Brian Ellis' votes as member of Grand Rapids School Board
WASHINGTON - The conservative Club for Growth typically only gets involved in a handful of races nationwide each election cycle - and it looks like at least one Michigan primary is on its radar.
6:51 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Amash, Conyers vow to press fight on spying programs in new year

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New developments, including court ruling on blanket collection of phone records could change debate
Washington Michigans odd couple congressmen have a New Years resolution to press on with their fight against the federal governments spying programs. U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a GOP sophomore lawmaker from western Michigan, and U.S. Rep.John Conyers, the longtime liberal leader from Detroit, narrowly lost a 217-205 vote this summer in their bipartisan crusade to rein in the National Security Agency’s phone surveillance program.
8:08 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Former Congressman Ron Paul urges donations for Amash

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Call to action for Grand Rapids Congressman facing primary challenge
Washington West Michigan U.S. Rep. Justin Amash is getting a financial assist from his mentor, former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, to battle a Republican primary challenger. Paul, the former presidential candidate who ignited a libertarian movement within the GOP, sent out a fundraising email to supporters titled: Justin Amash is in trouble!
7:16 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Amash says budget deal represents "a failure to compromise"

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Grand Rapids Republican says two sides need to work on biggest budget items - Social Security, military spending and Medicare
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash came to Springfield with the same attitude he has become well-known for: a commitment to what he called his "constitutionally principled, consistent voting record." "Even if that gets me in trouble with my own party at times," he said, "I'm ready to stand up and represent the entire district on every vote."