Press Releases

Oct 7, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Proposed Increases in Utility Rates in the UP are Unacceptable

Today Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) contacted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the Midcontinent Independent System Operator.

Sep 16, 2014

Dr. Benishek Authors Legislation to Research Toxic Exposure for Military Families

Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today announced he has introduced the Toxic Exposure Research Act, H.R. 5484, with Congressman Mike Honda (CA-17).

Sep 11, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Keep Your Health Plan If You Like It

Today Dr. Benishek (MI-01) praised the passage of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act, which would allow more Northern Michigan families to keep their health plans.

Sep 11, 2014

Benishek Statement on September 11th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, DC: Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) released a statement on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Sep 11, 2014

Benishek Supports Local Small Business & Farmers

Congressman Dan Benishek (MI-01) issued the following statement following passage of today, H.R. 5078, “Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act."

Sep 11, 2014

Dr. Benishek Applauds Expansion of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

TRAVERSE CITY, MI: Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) today applauded the final rule to expand the boundary of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS).

Aug 20, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Affordable Energy is Crucial for Jobs and Families

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with the business owners, military leaders, and elected officials that are dealing with energy issues on a daily basis.

Aug 15, 2014

Dr. Benishek Honors Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year

Issues: Veterans

Today, I was deeply honored to take part in the award ceremony for Sergeant James Edberg, who was recognized as the 2014 Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year.

Aug 14, 2014

Dr. Benishek Works to Bring Jobs to Northern Michigan

It's great news that Anchor Coupling is able to expand and bring more full-time jobs to Northern Michigan.

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.