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Jun 26, 2015

Benishek Works to Provide Access to Federal Forest Roads

During the consideration of H.R. 2822 - FY16 Interior & Environment Appropriations, Dr. Dan Benishek submitted an amendment to encourage the US Forest Service to shift their focus to opening forest roads for public use.

Jun 26, 2015

Benishek Reacts to VA Hearing on Major Cost Overrun

Washignton, D.C. - The Committee on Veterans Affairs held an oversight hearing today on the implementation of the VA's FY2015 Budget.

Jun 11, 2015

Dr. Benishek Reacts to Passage of COOL Repeal Bill

Washington, D.C- Following the World Trade Organization's (WTO) fourth ruling against the United States with regard to Country of Origin Labeling requirements, the U.S. House of Representatives passed today a bill to repeal the labels.

Jun 11, 2015

Benishek Questions VA on Pain Management at Hearing

Washington, D.C. - Following reports of VA doctors over-prescribing opiates to veterans with chronic pain, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing today on Pain Management at the Department.

Jun 9, 2015

Benishek Backs Bill to Better Manage Forests

Washington, D.C.-Today, Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01) supported H.R. 2394, the "National Forest Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2015," which passed the House by voice vote.

Jun 3, 2015

Benishek Leads Bipartisan Forestry Initiative

Washington, D.C.- As Congress begins to look at ways to reform the tax code, Dr. Benishek (MI-01), led a bipartisan effort to encourage his colleagues to consider the unique needs of the forestry industry.

Jun 3, 2015

Benishek Chairs Hearing on Delayed VA Provider Payments

Washington, D.C- Dr. Dan Benishek, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Veterans Health, held a hearing today on delayed payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs to private providers serving veterans across the country.

May 29, 2015

Benishek Awards Veteran's Family With Service Medals

Today Dr. Dan Benishek awarded a family in Wilson, MI three medals earned during World War II by their relative, Frank Janofski.

May 27, 2015

Dr. Benishek Reacts to Federal Power Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Following the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency to broadly expand their regulatory authority through the controversial Waters of the United States Rule, Dr. Dan Benishek has released the following statement