Press Releases

Jan 6, 2014

Benishek Request Secures Surplus Crops for Food Banks and Soup Kitchens

"This is a win for our farmers and a win for many people who are struggling to get by in this difficult economy."

Jan 3, 2014

Dr. Benishek Urges NFL Not to Blackout Packers Game in Northern Michigan

“I am confident that Packers fans and Northern Michigan fans will come together to enjoy the game on Sunday at either Lambeau Field or in their homes or with friends."

Jan 2, 2014

Dr. Benishek: “Open Forests Create Jobs in Northern Michigan”

"I’m pleased the Forest Service was willing to correct its mistakes and keep these roads open to all."

Dec 19, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “Northern Michigan Farmers Should Have Their Voices Heard”

"So I’m going to continue pressing for a balanced approach that protects our food supply and our farmers."

Dec 18, 2013

Dr. Benishek Helps Author Legislation to Protect Military Retiree Benefits

Issues: Veterans

"Helping and working to ensure a better quality of life for all our veterans has always been one of my top priorities, and I believe this effort will take the necessary steps to protect our veterans."

Dec 17, 2013

Let’s Always Be There for Our Neighbors

"As we reflect on the past year and look ahead with hope and optimism to the coming year, it’s my goal to draw attention to some of these efforts and the groups and individuals behind them."

Dec 13, 2013

Dr. Benishek Holds First Meeting of Northern Michigan Veterans Advisory Council

Issues: Veterans

"I know the best way to help our veterans is to listen to their concerns and then create an action plan to address those concerns."

Dec 12, 2013

Dr. Benishek’s Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation Highlighted for 2014 Consideration

"This plan was developed the right way—by local people in Northern Michigan."

Dec 11, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “Budget Agreement Step Toward Creating Jobs in Northern Michigan”

“Since day one, my focus has been on creating jobs and growing the economy up here in Northern Michigan."

Dec 11, 2013

Rep. Benishek: “We Won’t Stop Our Fight to End Sexual Abuse in the Military”

“I am going to continue working to get more support for this bipartisan effort to protect victims of sexual assault in the military."