Press Releases

Mar 2, 2015

Dr. Benishek Spearheads Effort to Ensure Bat Proposal Does Not Cost Jobs

Today, Dr. Benishek led a letter, signed by twenty of his colleagues from across the United States, to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Director Dan Ashe.

Mar 2, 2015

Dr. Benishek Helps Introduce Asian Carp Bill

Dr. Dan Benishek joined a bi-partisan group of legislators from both chambers to introduce the Defending Our Great Lakes Act, a bill designed to halt the spread of Asian Carp into the Great Lakes.

Feb 24, 2015

Reps. Benishek and Thompson Launch the 114th Congress Invasive Species Caucus

Today, Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Congressional Invasive Species Caucus for the 114th Congress.

Feb 6, 2015

Dr. Benishek Announces Veterans Advisory Council

Dr. Dan Benishek, Michigan's only Member of the Veterans Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, announced today the 2015 Veterans Advisory Council.

Feb 5, 2015

Dr. Benishek Demands Transparency from Veterans Department

Congressman Dan Benishek co-authored a bipartisan letter to Secretary Robert McDonald calling for further investigation into problems at the Tomah, WI VA medical center.

Feb 2, 2015

Dr. Dan Benishek Releases Statement on the President's Budget

Following the release of President Barack Obama's budget for Fiscal Year 2016, Congressman Dan Benishek (MI-01) released a statement.

Jan 29, 2015

Dr. Benishek Comments Snowmobile Rule Change

On Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, the United States Forest Service (USFS) published a final rule for the use of snowmobiles in National Forests.