Press Releases

May 16, 2014

Dr. Benishek Supports Improvement of Mental Health Care System

Issues: Veterans

Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) recognized Mental Health Month and the need to improve the mental health care system in the United States.

May 14, 2014

Alpena Student Wins 2014 Congressional Art Competition

Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today announced that Anneliese Mathia, a student at Alpena High School, has won the 2014 Congressional Art Competition in the First District.

May 9, 2014

Dr. Benishek Encourages Growth of Charter Schools in Northern Michigan

Education is incredibly important in Northern Michigan and across the country. This legislation allows states to have more power in developing and expanding charter schools.

May 8, 2014

Dr. Benishek: “We Must Demand the Truth from the VA”

Issues: Veterans

The VA has not cooperated with us during the course of our investigations, providing vague responses to questions and absolutely zero assurance that real changes within the system will be made.

May 6, 2014

Dr. Benishek Announces Sign-Up Begins Today for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program

Specialty crops in Northern Michigan were devastated by the poor weather in 2012 and this program will aid these farmers and ranchers in their recovery.

May 6, 2014

Dr. Benishek Applauds Educators on National Teacher Day

Issues: Life

Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) recognized National Teacher Day and the impact that educators have on the community and future generations.

May 2, 2014

Dr. Benishek Praises Creation of Special Committee on Benghazi

I will continue to pursue the truth behind the Benghazi attack and demand that anyone who failed to do their job be held accountable.

May 1, 2014

Dr. Benishek Says “NO MORE” to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Issues: Life

It is important we come together as a country to acknowledge that sexual assault and domestic violence are real problems that need to be addressed.

May 1, 2014

Dr. Benishek Votes to Fund Vital Veterans Programs

Issues: Veterans

Last night, the House of Representatives, with my support, worked together to pass legislation that will ensure our veterans receive the benefits that they deserve.

Apr 30, 2014

Dr. Benishek Pleased FDA to Reconsider Harmful “Spent Grain” Rule

For years, breweries in our area have been providing farmers with left over material, or spent grain, to feed their livestock.