Press Releases

Mar 1, 2013

Dr. Benishek On Sequestration: “Washington Is Once Again Not Doing Its Job”

"Hard working taxpayers in Northern Michigan are fed up with seeing Washington move from one fiscal crisis to another."

Feb 21, 2013

Dr. Benishek Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Northern Michigan Harbors

“Frankly, our harbors and ports play a critical part in Northern Michigan’s economy."

Feb 12, 2013

Dr. Benishek Comments on President’s State of the Union Address

"Instead of more wasteful Washington spending, let’s get the federal government out of the way so this economy can start growing again."

Jan 31, 2013

Dr. Benishek Named To Key Agriculture Subcommittees

“I was honored to be named to the Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry and the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management."

Jan 29, 2013

Dr. Benishek Introduces Bill To Ensure Veterans Receive Their Benefits Faster

Issues: Veterans

“The goal of this legislation is to allow many of Northern Michigan’s veterans to receive their benefits faster. "

Jan 25, 2013

Dr. Benishek Leads Effort To Protect Northern Michigan Gun Owners

“I oppose the Obama Administration’s plan to limit the Second Amendment rights of law abiding gun owners in Northern Michigan."

Jan 23, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “The Time To Pass A Budget Is Now”

“The best way to address our nation’s debt crisis is to enact a federal budget that cuts spending."

Jan 16, 2013

Dr. Benishek: “Mr. President: Attacking the Second Amendment is Not the Answer”

"We cannot allow our Constitutional rights to be eroded to achieve a false sense of security."

Jan 9, 2013

Dr. Benishek Authors Bill To Protect Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

"Northern Michigan is very fortunate to be home to this extraordinary stretch of shoreline and I am proud to introduce legislation to help protect it."

Jan 4, 2013

Dr. Benishek Comments on DEQ’s Decision Not To Approve The County Road 595 Project

"The EPA’s costly regulations have proved too high a hurdle for this project and it will cost Northern Michiganders many good paying jobs."