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Dan Benishek's Public Statements

Full Name: Dan Benishek
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Judy; 5 Children
Birth Date: 04/20/1952
Birth Place: Iron River, MI
Home City: Crystal Falls, MI
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 10, 2014 Dr. Benishek Supports Budget Plan to Reduce Spending in Washington
April 10, 2014 Dr. Benishek Supports Maple Syrup Industry Growth
April 8, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "We Must Protect Endangered Species, While Protecting Our Economy"
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "Energy Assistance is a Vital Lifeline in Northern Michigan"
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding for Common Core
April 3, 2014 Dr. Benishek Fights for Jobs in Northern Michigan
April 2, 2014 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Protect Great Lakes Jobs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Dr. Benishek: VA Needs to Expand Veterans Care Center in Traverse City
March 27, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Bills
March 19, 2014 Benishek Presses Washington Regulators on New Rules that Will Increase Home Heating Costs
March 18, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, John Culberson, and Sanford Bishop - Prohibit Bonuses for Senior Executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 16, 2014 The Mining Journal - Washington Regulations Do Not Create Jobs in Northern Michigan
March 14, 2014 Dr. Benishek Votes "Yes" on Protecting Health Care Access for Northern Michigan Seniors
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 13, 2014 President Obama Signs Benishek's Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation Into Law
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 4, 2014 Benishek Leads Final Passage of Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation
March 4, 2014 Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Benishek Named Leader in Congress on Helping Those With Down Syndrome
Feb. 27, 2014 Blog: Washington Regulations Do Not Create Jobs in Northern Michigan
Feb. 26, 2014 Benishek Statement on Release of Chairman Camp's Tax Reform Plan
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Accountability: Assessing Actions Taken in Response to Subcommittee Oversight
Feb. 25, 2014 Rep. Benishek Presses VA to Explain Alleged Destroying of Veteran Medical Records
Feb. 25, 2014 Conyers & Benishek Introduce "Quality Health Care Coalition Act" to Ensure Balanced Playing Field in Healthcare Industry
Feb. 20, 2014 Dr. Benishek Pushes to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 11, 2014 Dr. Benishek Supports Legislation to Address Military Retiree Benefits
Feb. 11, 2014 Dr. Benishek Opposes Increase to the Federal Debt Limit
Feb. 11, 2014 Dr. Benishek Fighting to Protect Great Lakes Jobs
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 6, 2014 Rep. Benishek and Rep. Bentivolio Introduce Common-Sense Bill to Hold Congress Fiscally Accountable
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Save the LCS program
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Dr. Benishek and USA Network Launch Effort to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Dr. Benishek Votes "Yes" to Support Northern Michigan Agricultural Jobs
Jan. 28, 2014 Dr. Benishek's Sleeping Bear Dunes Bill Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Law
Jan. 28, 2014 Dr: Benishek: "We Need to Work Together to Get Government Out of the Way and Help Put People Back to Work"
Jan. 25, 2014 Dr. Benishek Continues Advancing Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - LIHEAP Funding
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Illegal Timber Trade
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