Press Releases

Nov 13, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “Hundreds of Families in Northern Michigan Being Hurt by Obamacare"

Issues: Health Care

“Hundreds of families up here are telling me they are being hurt by Obamacare."

Nov 12, 2013

Benishek Supports Effort to Increase Veterans’ Compensation

Issues: Veterans

"With the prices going up for groceries, gas, and utilities, this increase in the cost of living adjustment is needed for our veterans and their families up here in Northern Michigan."

Nov 8, 2013

Dr. Benishek Helps White House Find U.P. on the Map

"It makes you wonder if the president’s omission of the entire U.P. from his maps is reflective of his views of us Yoopers?"

Nov 6, 2013

Dr. Benishek Continues Fight for Northern Michigan Farmers and Safe Food Supply

"Our farmers do a great job in delivering safe food products to tables all over Michigan and the nation."

Nov 5, 2013

Dr. Benishek Praises Northern Michigan Apple Producers

"Northern Michigan is home to the best and hardest working apple farmers around."

Oct 31, 2013

Dr. Benishek Sponsors Bipartisan Plan to Help Veterans in Need of Counseling

Issues: Veterans

"Having treated vets in the U.P. for 20 years, I know these invisible wounds can be very painful."

Oct 30, 2013

Dr. Benishek Supports Plan to Protect Health Insurance for Northern Michigan Families

Issues: Health Care

“I’ve been a doctor up here for 30 years, so I know how important health insurance is."

Oct 29, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “Share Your Story on the New Health Care Law”

Issues: Health Care

“Being a doctor for the past 30 years, I know how concerned families in Northern Michigan are with their health care."

Oct 23, 2013

Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Improve Northern Michigan Harbors and Ports

“Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. A lot of communities up here depend on their harbors and ports for shipping and recreational boating."

Oct 23, 2013

House Passes Amendment Sponsored by Dr. Benishek to Fight Invasive Species

“We have to protect the Great Lakes from the threat of invasive species."