Representative Dan Benishek's Public Statements


Full Name: Dan Benishek
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/15/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax 4/10/14 Dr. Benishek Supports Budget Plan to Reduce Spending in Washington 4/10/14 Dr. Benishek Supports Maple Syrup Industry Growth 4/08/14 Dr. Benishek: "We Must Protect Endangered Species, While Protecting Our Economy" 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Dr. Benishek: "Energy Assistance is a Vital Lifeline in Northern Michigan" 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 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 4/03/14 Dr. Benishek Fights for Jobs in Northern Michigan 4/02/14 Dr. Benishek Supports Effort to Protect Great Lakes Jobs 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/01/14 Dr. Benishek: VA Needs to Expand Veterans Care Center in Traverse City 3/27/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Bills 3/19/14 Benishek Presses Washington Regulators on New Rules that Will Increase Home Heating Costs 3/18/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, John Culberson, and Sanford Bishop - Prohibit Bonuses for Senior Executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/16/14 The Mining Journal - Washington Regulations Do Not Create Jobs in Northern Michigan 3/14/14 Dr. Benishek Votes "Yes" on Protecting Health Care Access for Northern Michigan Seniors 3/14/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion 3/13/14 President Obama Signs Benishek's Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation Into Law 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 3/04/14 Benishek Leads Final Passage of Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation 3/04/14 Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act 2/28/14 Benishek Named Leader in Congress on Helping Those With Down Syndrome 2/27/14 Blog: Washington Regulations Do Not Create Jobs in Northern Michigan 2/26/14 Benishek Statement on Release of Chairman Camp's Tax Reform Plan 2/26/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - VA Accountability: Assessing Actions Taken in Response to Subcommittee Oversight 2/25/14 Rep. Benishek Presses VA to Explain Alleged Destroying of Veteran Medical Records 2/25/14 Conyers & Benishek Introduce "Quality Health Care Coalition Act" to Ensure Balanced Playing Field in Healthcare Industry 2/20/14 Dr. Benishek Pushes to Improve Mental Health Services for Veterans 2/14/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest 2/11/14 Dr. Benishek Supports Legislation to Address Military Retiree Benefits 2/11/14 Dr. Benishek Opposes Increase to the Federal Debt Limit 2/11/14 Dr. Benishek Fighting to Protect Great Lakes Jobs 2/10/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System 2/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage 2/06/14 Rep. Benishek and Rep. Bentivolio Introduce Common-Sense Bill to Hold Congress Fiscally Accountable 2/06/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Save the LCS program 2/04/14 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act 2/04/14 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013 2/04/14 Dr. Benishek and USA Network Launch Effort to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/29/14 Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2014 1/29/14 Dr. Benishek Votes "Yes" to Support Northern Michigan Agricultural Jobs 1/28/14 Dr. Benishek's Sleeping Bear Dunes Bill Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Law 1/28/14 Dr: Benishek: "We Need to Work Together to Get Government Out of the Way and Help Put People Back to Work" 1/25/14 Dr. Benishek Continues Advancing Sleeping Bear Dunes Legislation 1/24/14 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs 1/24/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - LIHEAP Funding 1/17/14 Letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Illegal Timber Trade