Press Releases

Jan 6, 2015

Dr. Benishek Sworn In to 114th Congress on January 6, 2015

Washington, DC - Dr. Dan Benishek was sworn in to the 114th Congress on Tuesday afternoon, January 6, 2015.

Dec 3, 2014

Dr. Benishek Helps Pass Legislation to Aid Disabled Americans

Issues: Life

Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) praised the passage of H.R. 647, the “Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act.” The ABLE Act will provide tax incentives to families with severely disabled children to encourage them to save for their child’s long-term expenses.

Nov 21, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

We can agree that our current immigration system is broken, but a move to grant amnesty to certain individuals before others, without securing our borders or seeking the consent of Congress and the American people is not the solution.

Nov 17, 2014

Stabenow, Benishek, Peters Introduce Bill to Stop $100 Million Increase in Electric Bills for Upper Peninsula Families, Small Businesses

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Congressman Dan Benishek (MI-1), and Congressman Gary Peters (MI-14) today introduced legislation that would require additional oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), allowing the agency to stop a pending $100 million annual electric rate increase for families and businesses in the Upper Peninsula.