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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
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
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Date Title
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Ottowa National Forest Supervisor Anthony Scardina - Road Usage
Nov. 12, 2013 Benishek Supports Effort to Increase Veterans' Compensation
Nov. 12, 2013 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living-Adjustment-Act
Nov. 8, 2013 Dr. Benishek Helps White House Find U.P. on the Map
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Ensure Food Supply Without Harming Northern Michigan Farmers
Nov. 5, 2013 Dr. Benishek Praises Northern Michigan Apple Producers
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi
Nov. 4, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Protect Organic Farmers
Oct. 31, 2013 Dr. Benishek Sponsors Bipartisan Plan to Help Veterans in Need of Counseling
Oct. 30, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Plan to Protect Health Insurance for Northern Michigan Families
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 29, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Share Your Story on the New Health Care Law"
Oct. 23, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Improve Northern Michigan Harbors and Ports
Oct. 23, 2013 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 23, 2013 House Passes Amendment Sponsored by Dr. Benishek to Fight Invasive Species
Oct. 16, 2013 Dr. Benishek Comments on Passage of Legislation to Reopen the Federal Government
Oct. 10, 2013 Pass the Farm Bill
Oct. 9, 2013 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 9, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Protect Northern Michigan Airports
Oct. 8, 2013 Come to the Bargaining Table
Oct. 7, 2013 Dr. Benishek Suspends His Own Pay During the Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 Government Shutdown
Oct. 5, 2013 The Rest of the Story
Oct. 4, 2013 Dr. Benishek Urges Washington to Provide Funding for Our Veterans
Oct. 3, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Reopen Nothern Michigan's National Parks
Oct. 3, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Reopen Nothern Michigan's National Parks
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 3, 2013 ObamaCare Repeal Pledge
Oct. 2, 2013 Huizenga, Michigan Colleagues Welcome West Michigan WWII Vets To "Closed" WWII Memorial In Washington D.C.
Oct. 1, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "We Need a Reasonable, Fair Plan to Reopen the Government"
Oct. 1, 2013 Dr. Benishek Comments on Federal Government Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Oct. 1, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Protect Rights of Conscience from Obamacare
Sept. 27, 2013 United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Sept. 19, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Congress Needs To Work Together, Not Shutdown The Government"
Aug. 29, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "No War In Syria Without Congressional Approval"
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 13, 2013 President Obama Signs Dr. Benishek's Bill to Help Northern Michigan Veterans Into Law
Aug. 2, 2013 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013
Aug. 2, 2013 Senate Passes FOR VETS Act
July 31, 2013 Rep. Benishek Announces Strong Bipartisan Support in for His Effort to Reform the Military Justice System
July 25, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Status Of DOD/VA Health Centers
July 23, 2013 Dr. Benishek Continues Advancing Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation
July 19, 2013 Dr. Benishek Pushes for More Vocational Education in Northern Michigan
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
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