Press Releases

Feb 4, 2014

Dr. Benishek and USA Network Launch Effort to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military

"As a doctor, I know how tough it can be for victims to report these terrible crimes."

Feb 4, 2014

Traverse City Area Student Named to West Point Military Academy

“There is no doubt that Adam deserves his honor."

Jan 29, 2014

Dr. Benishek Votes “Yes” to Support Northern Michigan Agricultural Jobs

“A lot of jobs in Northern Michigan depend on farming and agriculture and it’s a vital part of our economy."

Jan 28, 2014

Dr: Benishek: “We Need to Work Together to Get Government Out of the Way and Help Put People Back to Work”

“I valued hearing President Obama’s ideas for the nation this evening, but the president continues to focus on proposals that spend more money we don’t have and increase the size of the federal government."

Jan 28, 2014

UNANIMOUS: Dr. Benishek’s Sleeping Bear Dunes Bill Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Law

“This is a big win for Sleeping Bear Dunes and all of Northern Michigan."

Jan 25, 2014

Dr. Benishek Continues Advancing Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation

“It’s a significant step toward getting this important legislation to the president’s desk and ensuring we protect Sleeping Bear Dunes for future generations."

Jan 24, 2014

Dr. Benishek Urges President Obama to Help Respond to Increased Propane Prices for Michigan Families

"This shortage and recent spike in propane prices are making it difficult for many who are struggling in this tough economy."

Jan 24, 2014

Antrim County Student Appointed to West Point Military Academy

"“George earned this appointment through his outstanding academic and leadership skills at Central Lake High School."

Jan 22, 2014

Dr. Benishek Announces New Congressional Contest for Northern Michigan Students

“This contest is a great way for students up here in Northern Michigan to come up with a new app design that would win national recognition."

Jan 15, 2014

Dr. Benishek: “Bipartisan Funding Bill Helps Provide Economic Stability”

“My top priority is to help create jobs in Northern Michigan and put more people back to work."