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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
March 22, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Washington Regulators Are Killing Jobs Here in Northern Michigan"
March 21, 2013 Establishing a Select Committee to Investigate the Benghazi Attack
March 21, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Budget Plan to Control Wasteful Washington Spending
March 15, 2013 Bill Introduced In House and Senate To Improve Veterans Groups Access To Surplus Federal Property
March 14, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Perciasepe - Releasing Livestock Producers' Information
March 14, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta - Local Contract Control Tower Closures
March 13, 2013 Dr. Benishek Leads Congressional Hearing to Improve Veterans' Care
March 5, 2013 Dr. Benishek Leads Bipartisan Effort on Addressing Veterans' Suicide
March 1, 2013 Dr. Benishek On Sequestration: "Washington Is Once Again Not Doing Its Job"
Feb. 21, 2013 Dr. Benishek Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Northern Michigan Harbors
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2013 Dr. Benishek Named To Key Agriculture Subcommittees
Jan. 29, 2013 Dr. Benishek Introduces Bill To Ensure Veterans Receive Their Benefits Faster
Jan. 16, 2013 Dr. Benishek: "Mr. President: Attacking the Second Amendment is Not the Answer"
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 9, 2013 Dr. Benishek Authors Bill To Protect Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Jan. 4, 2013 Dr. Benishek Comments on DEQ's Decision Not To Approve The County Road 595 Project
Jan. 3, 2013 Dr. Benishek Sworn Into Second Term As First District Congressman
Jan. 2, 2013 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort To Block Congressional Pay Raises
Jan. 1, 2013 Dr. Benishek Votes In Support Of "Fiscal Cliff" Compromise
Dec. 21, 2012 House of Representatives Passes Dr. Benishek's Bill To Name Munising Post Office
Dec. 20, 2012 Dr. Benishek Named As Chairman of House Veterans' Subcommittee on Health
Dec. 13, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Mr. President: Let's Reduce Wasteful Spending, Instead of Raising Taxes"
Dec. 12, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Health Care Law's Taxes Will Hurt Northern Michigan"
Dec. 10, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Great Education Means More Jobs For Northern Michigan"
Nov. 30, 2012 The Need for Tax Reform
Nov. 30, 2012 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort To Increase American Innovation And Competiveness
Nov. 29, 2012 Cassidy Proposes Drug Shortage Solutions
Nov. 26, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Now Is The Time For Real Tax Reform"
Oct. 23, 2012 Dr. Benishek Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB
Oct. 15, 2012 Government Should Not Fund Abortions
Oct. 11, 2012 Anniversary of Pro-Veterans Legislation
Oct. 11, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Education Key To Job Growth In Northern Michigan"
Oct. 10, 2012 Dr. Benishek Fights to Protect Paper Mill Jobs in Northern Michigan
Oct. 5, 2012 Dr. Benishek Comments on September Unemployment Report
Oct. 4, 2012 Dr. Benishek Discusses Protecting Northern Michigan Jobs in Elk Rapids
Oct. 3, 2012 Dr. Benishek: "Costly Federal Regulations Kill Job Growth in Northern Michigan"
Oct. 2, 2012 Dr. Benishek Supports Bill to Protect Northern Michigan Jobs
Sept. 24, 2012 Dr. Benishek Authors Measure to Limit Job-Killing Federal Regulations
Sept. 21, 2012 Veterans Suicide Prevention Month
Sept. 20, 2012 Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012
Sept. 20, 2012 Washington's Failed Polices Hurt Job Creation
Sept. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairman Dave Camp and Representative Pat Tiberi
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 13, 2012 US Unemployment Drops as People Stop Looking for Work
Sept. 12, 2012 GOP Doctors Caucus
Sept. 11, 2012 Honoring the 11th Anniversary of September 11, 2001
Sept. 4, 2012 Visits with Farmers, Small Businesses and Clergy Members
Aug. 30, 2012 Dr. Benishek Continues "House Calls With Dr. Dan' Tour of Northern Michigan
Aug. 29, 2012 The Detroit News - Benishek Cheered for 2-minute Talk
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