Press Releases

Jul 23, 2014

Dr. Benishek Supports Choice in Higher Education

The cost of higher education has risen exponentially over the past decade, making it harder for our young people to achieve success and obtain degrees.

Jul 22, 2014

Dr. Benishek: Court Rulings Affirm Obamacare is Fundamentally Flawed

Issues: Health Care

Once again the President's health care law has failed to deliver on the promises made to Northern Michigan families.

Jul 17, 2014

Dr. Benishek Fights for Iron Mountain Processing Facility

Receiving timely mail delivery is something that individuals and businesses across the country expect from our postal service, especially in rural Northern Michigan.

Jul 16, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on Upper Peninsula Federal Disaster Aid Request

Although the temperatures have risen, the impact of this winter's historic freezes and snowfalls are still being felt in Northern Michigan.

Jul 15, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on Passage of Highway Funding

All families and business owners know how important maintaining our roads and highways is to our economy here in Northern Michigan.

Jul 15, 2014

Dr. Benishek's Statement on Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding

The Great Lakes are vital to Northern Michigan's economy and are directly and indirectly responsible for thousands of jobs.

Jul 15, 2014

Dr. Benishek Passes Legislation to Honor Local Gold Star Mother

Issues: Life

Mrs. Kinnunen's family should be deservedly proud of her life and accomplishments.

Jul 11, 2014

Dr. Benishek Celebrates Cherries in Northern Michigan

The National Cherry Festival is a great week that highlights the best that Northern Michigan has to offer, with people coming from across the country to Grand Traverse to explore and enjoy the ‘Pure Michigan’ experience.

Jul 10, 2014

Dr. Benishek Promotes Streamlined Job Training Programs

Proper job training is incredibly important in Northern Michigan. There are jobs out there for the people with the right skills.

Jul 10, 2014

Dr. Benishek Works to Improve Environment and Create Jobs

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.