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As a lifelong resident of Northern Michigan, Dr. Benishek has a unique perspective on the region's geography-from the shores of Lake Michigan to the Ottawa Forest-these vast tracts of land are treasured by all citizens in the region.
All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System support over 128,000 jobs across the United States and bring in over $18.1 billion in revenue to our economy.
There's no question that gas prices have risen exponentially over the past decade. Families in Michigan and across the United States are paying more today at the pump.
Cheboygan Middle School is setting a great example of how to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, who are ready for college, career and civic participation.
The United States Constitution tasks the Executive Branch with faithfully executing the laws of our country that are established by Congress.
Michigan is known for its long history of developing its natural resources, as well as preserving the environment.
As a doctor who served at the VA in Iron Mountain for 20 years, and as the father of a veteran, I take this issue very personally and I am committed to instituting real change within the system.
As a doctor who has treated patients for nearly 30 years in Northern Michigan, I understand the devastating impact Alzheimer's disease can have on patients and their caregivers.
As a former VA doctor, I have seen firsthand how dysfunctional and complacent the system can be and I am looking forward to working with my colleagues in the House and Senate to make some real changes at the VA while also immediately ensuring our veterans receive timely care at the VA or their local hospital.
Michigan truly is a national leader when it comes to growing the food Americans eat, and our state stands out for its incredibly diverse agricultural production.