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Dan Benishek's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

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
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 5, 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 8, 2014 Dr. Benishek: "We Must Protect Endangered Species, While Protecting Our Economy"
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
Oct. 23, 2013 House Passes Amendment Sponsored by Dr. Benishek to Fight Invasive Species
May 13, 2013 Letter to Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman, and Honorable Nick Rahal, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Preserving the Great Lakes Region
May 7, 2013 Dr. Benishek Authors Bill to Protect Access to Hunting, Fishing and Shooting
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
Aug. 22, 2012 Dr. Benishek Supports Bill to Protect the Great Lakes
May 18, 2012 Letter to Assistant Secretary Darcy
April 17, 2012 Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012
April 17, 2012 House Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard Hunting & Fishing from Bureaucratic Restrictions and Limitations
Feb. 3, 2012 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Department of the Army, Civil Works
Dec. 21, 2011 Dr. Benishek Applauds Decision to Remove Wolves From Endangered Species List
Sept. 8, 2011 Benishek Authors Bill To Promote Access To Hunting, Fishing, and Shooting
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Solidly 2nd Amendment
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