Press Releases

May 6, 2014

Dr. Benishek Announces Sign-Up Begins Today for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program

Specialty crops in Northern Michigan were devastated by the poor weather in 2012 and this program will aid these farmers and ranchers in their recovery.

May 6, 2014

Dr. Benishek Applauds Educators on National Teacher Day

Issues: Life

Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) recognized National Teacher Day and the impact that educators have on the community and future generations.

May 2, 2014

Dr. Benishek Praises Creation of Special Committee on Benghazi

I will continue to pursue the truth behind the Benghazi attack and demand that anyone who failed to do their job be held accountable.

May 1, 2014

Dr. Benishek Says “NO MORE” to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Issues: Life

It is important we come together as a country to acknowledge that sexual assault and domestic violence are real problems that need to be addressed.

May 1, 2014

Dr. Benishek Votes to Fund Vital Veterans Programs

Issues: Veterans

Last night, the House of Representatives, with my support, worked together to pass legislation that will ensure our veterans receive the benefits that they deserve.

Apr 30, 2014

Dr. Benishek Pleased FDA to Reconsider Harmful “Spent Grain” Rule

For years, breweries in our area have been providing farmers with left over material, or spent grain, to feed their livestock.

Apr 29, 2014

Dr. Benishek Denies Senior VA Officials Bonuses

Issues: Veterans

Bonuses are paid for a job well done, but at the VA, the job is not getting done and it is harming our vets.

Apr 25, 2014

Dr. Benishek’s Statement on the Allegations of Delays in Care at the Phoenix VAMC

Issues: Veterans

These reports are sickening and merely the latest in a long string of allegations of bureaucratic incompetence at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Apr 17, 2014

Dr. Benishek Celebrates National Park Week

We have four beautiful national parks in our district, which is why folks throughout the country have made the area a vacation destination.

Apr 17, 2014

Dr. Benishek Statement on Marquette County “State of Emergency” Declaration

Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) released the following statement on the “state of emergency” declaration by Governor Snyder in Marquette County, Michigan.