Press Releases

Aug 12, 2014

Dr. Benishek Supports Preservation of Working Forests

Ensuring our working forests are protected and well managed up here in Northern Michigan is crucial as we move forward with creating sustainable energy sources.

Aug 11, 2014

Dr. Benishek Announces Veterans Listening Tour

Issues: Veterans

As a former VA surgeon, I have seen firsthand the heroism and bravery that defines our service members.

Aug 8, 2014

Dr. Benishek Health Care Reform

Issues: Health Care

As a doctor who has practiced medicine for nearly 30 years, I have stood firm against the President’s new health care law because it is bad medicine for America.

Aug 7, 2014

Dr. Benishek Celebrates National Lighthouse Day

From Mission Point to the Marquette Harbor, lighthouses have played a crucial role in boat and ship navigating on the Great Lakes in Northern Michigan.

Aug 7, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on the Veterans' Reform Law

Issues: Veterans

As a former VA surgeon, I witnessed firsthand the mismanagement that has led to long wait times, backlogs and even deaths.

Jul 30, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Our Work for Veterans is Far From Done

Issues: Veterans

It's a fact that the VA has failed our veterans in providing adequate and timely care.

Jul 29, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on Bipartisan Veterans Agreement

Issues: Veterans

As a former VA surgeon, I've had firsthand experience with the mismanagement and incompetency that our veterans have had to deal with on a daily basis.

Jul 25, 2014

Dr. Benishek Works to Protect Victims of Human Trafficking

Issues: Life

Child trafficking has become a real problem in the United States, we need to stand up and acknowledge that victims of these despicable acts can be found in even the smallest communities.

Jul 24, 2014

Dr. Benishek Questions Acting VA Secretary Gibson

Issues: Veterans

As a former VA doctor, I can tell you that the problems lie with the bureaucrats in Washington, not the nurses and doctors who are actually providing care for our veterans.