Press Releases

Jan 9, 2013

Dr. Benishek Authors Bill To Protect Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

"Northern Michigan is very fortunate to be home to this extraordinary stretch of shoreline and I am proud to introduce legislation to help protect it."

Jan 4, 2013

Dr. Benishek Comments on DEQ’s Decision Not To Approve The County Road 595 Project

"The EPA’s costly regulations have proved too high a hurdle for this project and it will cost Northern Michiganders many good paying jobs."

Jan 3, 2013

Dr. Benishek Sworn Into Second Term As First District Congressman

“It is truly an honor to continue serving the people of Michigan’s First District and I am humbled by the trust my fellow citizens have placed in me."

Jan 2, 2013

Dr. Benishek Supports Effort To Block Congressional Pay Raises

"The last thing people in Northern Michigan want to see is the President giving lawmakers and the vice president a raise."

Jan 1, 2013

Dr. Benishek Votes In Support Of “Fiscal Cliff” Compromise

"I was proud to support this bill that permanently reduces tax rates for the majority of Northern Michigan families."

Dec 21, 2012

House of Representatives Passes Dr. Benishek’s Bill To Name Munising Post Office

“As an upstanding citizen and devoted two gold-star mother, Mrs. Kinnunen undoubtedly earned this designation."

Dec 20, 2012

Dr. Benishek Named As Chairman of House Veterans’ Subcommittee on Health

Issues: Veterans

"Our veterans have fought for our freedoms and they deserve top-notch service when they return home."

Dec 12, 2012

Dr. Benishek: “Health Care Law’s Taxes Will Hurt Northern Michigan”

"We need solutions that lower the cost of health care, not increase it while putting local jobs at risk."

Dec 10, 2012

Dr. Benishek: “Great Education Means More Jobs For Northern Michigan”

“Education is key for job growth in Northern Michigan."