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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
General Nov. 4, 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
Dec. 19, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Northern Michigan Farmers Should Have Their Voices Heard
Dec. 18, 2013 Dr. Benishek Helps Author Legislation to Protect Military Retiree Benefits
Dec. 17, 2013 Blog: Let's Always Be There for Our Neighbors
Dec. 13, 2013 Dr. Benishek Holds First Meeting of Northern Michigan Veterans Advisory Council
Dec. 12, 2013 Dr. Benishek's Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation Highlighted for 2014 Consideration
Dec. 11, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Budget Agreement Step Toward Creating Jobs in Northern Michigan"
Dec. 11, 2013 Rep. Benishek: "We Won't Stop Our Fight to End Sexual Abuse in the Military"
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools
Dec. 10, 2013 Dr. Benishek Announces Formation of Veterans Advisory Council
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Executive Office of the President - Fund the Great Lakes Navigation System
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell - Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Dan Benishek Urge Senate Leadership to Pass Military Sexual Assault Bill
Nov. 14, 2013 The President's Health Care Law
Nov. 13, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Hundreds of Families in Northern Michigan Being Hurt by Obamacare"
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Dan Ashe, Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service - Fully De-list the Gray Wolf
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 House Passes Amendment Sponsored by Dr. Benishek to Fight Invasive Species
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. 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
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