Press Releases

Jul 9, 2014

Dr. Benishek Fights for Great Lakes Jobs

All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System support over 128,000 jobs across the United States and bring in over $18.1 billion in revenue to our economy.

Jun 26, 2014

Dr. Benishek Supports American Energy Independence

There's no question that gas prices have risen exponentially over the past decade. Families in Michigan and across the United States are paying more today at the pump.

Jun 26, 2014

Dr. Benishek Congratulates Cheboygan Middle School for Being Named a "School to Watch"

Issues: Life

Cheboygan Middle School is setting a great example of how to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, who are ready for college, career and civic participation.

Jun 25, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Obama Must Follow the Rule of Law

The United States Constitution tasks the Executive Branch with faithfully executing the laws of our country that are established by Congress.

Jun 24, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Immediate Action Must be Taken at the VA

Issues: Veterans

As a doctor who served at the VA in Iron Mountain for 20 years, and as the father of a veteran, I take this issue very personally and I am committed to instituting real change within the system.

Jun 24, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Energy Industry Means Jobs for Northern Michigan Families

Michigan is known for its long history of developing its natural resources, as well as preserving the environment.

Jun 19, 2014

Benishek Amendment Funding Alzheimer's Research Passes

Issues: Health Care

As a doctor who has treated patients for nearly 30 years in Northern Michigan, I understand the devastating impact Alzheimer's disease can have on patients and their caregivers.

Jun 18, 2014

Dr. Benishek Named as a Leader in VA Reform

Issues: Veterans

As a former VA doctor, I have seen firsthand how dysfunctional and complacent the system can be and I am looking forward to working with my colleagues in the House and Senate to make some real changes at the VA while also immediately ensuring our veterans receive timely care at the VA or their local hospital.

Jun 13, 2014

Dr. Benishek Named Champion of Agriculture

Michigan truly is a national leader when it comes to growing the food Americans eat, and our state stands out for its incredibly diverse agricultural production.

Jun 12, 2014

Dr. Benishek Supports Empowering Small Businesses

As a former small business owner, I understand the burden that employers are facing when it comes to the tax system.