Press Releases

Mar 14, 2014

Dr. Benishek Votes “Yes” on Protecting Health Care Access for Northern Michigan Seniors

Issues: Health Care

"As a doctor who has treated seniors for 30 years, I know just how important Medicare is for our seniors and will always work to strengthen the program."

Mar 13, 2014

President Obama Signs Benishek’s Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation Into Law

“Today is a huge win for Sleeping Bear Dunes, our economy, and for the citizens of Northern Michigan."

Mar 13, 2014

Dr. Benishek: “America’s Laws Must Be Enforced”

"No office or office holder is above the Constitution, and we have to ensure that sacred principle is protected."

Mar 4, 2014

PASSED: Benishek Leads Final Passage of Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation

“Today’s vote is a big win for Sleeping Bear Dunes and all of Northern Michigan."

Feb 28, 2014

Benishek Named Leader in Congress on Helping Those With Down Syndrome

Issues: Health Care

"I am humbled by this recognition, and I will never stop fighting for the cause of those with Down syndrome and their families."

Feb 27, 2014

OP ED: Washington Regulations Do Not Create Jobs in Northern Michigan

Creating more jobs and creating a healthier economy in a responsible way continues to be my top concern in Congress.

Feb 27, 2014

Dr. Benishek Authors Bill Recognizing 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner

“The Star Spangled Banner tells the story of America—a story about triumph over great challenges and how ordinary people can change the world."

Feb 26, 2014

Benishek Statement on Release of Chairman Camp’s Tax Reform Plan

“There is no question that our current tax code is broken and needs to be simpler and fairer to help Northern Michigan families and our economy."

Feb 25, 2014

Rep. Benishek Presses VA to Explain Alleged Destroying of Veteran Medical Records

Issues: Veterans

"Being a doctor who worked at a VA for twenty years, I can’t imagine how any professional could operate in this manner."

Feb 20, 2014

Dr. Benishek Pushes to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans

Issues: Veterans

"It’s critical that we ensure veterans have access to the proper mental health care."