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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amey; 2 Children: Meg, Stephen
Birth Date: 04/23/1953
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, MI
Home City: Saint Joseph, MI
Religion: Protestant
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Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Working to Protect Our Homeland and National Security
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident
July 9, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of Health and Human Services, and to Thomas Frieden Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Anthrax Biosafety Issues
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 5, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Regarding the Future of the Internet
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Lawernce Strickling, Dept of Commerce, and Mignon Clyburn, FCC Chairwoman - Call for Inquiry into First Responder Radio Failures at Navy Yard
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Gene Dodaro, US Government Accountability Office - BioWatch
July 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Cyber Espionage and the Theft of U.S. Intellectual Property and Technology
June 21, 2013 Upton Visits Palisades: Safety Must Remain Highest Priority
May 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - "Cyber Threats and Security Solutions"
May 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology - "Cybersecurity: An Examination of the Communications Supply Chain"
May 18, 2013 Naples News - Despite Controversies, Obama Agenda Marches On
April 18, 2013 Upton Votes to Protect U.S. Businesses from Cyber Attacks
March 26, 2013 Committee Examines Impact of Obama Administration's Nuclear Export Control Policies on American Competitiveness and Nuclear Safety
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines Challenges Confronting DOE Management of Nuclear Weapons Security in the Wake of Y-12 Breach
March 4, 2013 House Clears Bill to Help Communities, First Responders, and Innovators Prepare for Public Health Emergencies, Including Flu Outbreaks and Terrorist Attacks
March 4, 2013 Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013
Oct. 11, 2012 Committee Leaders Continue Working to Protect Nation's Critical Infrastructure from Growing Cyber Threats
Oct. 11, 2012 Subcommittee Continues Oversight of Chemical Security Program
Oct. 11, 2012 Leading House and Senate Republicans Urge President to Rethink Issuing Cybersecurity Executive Order
Sept. 12, 2012 Subcommittee Examines Nuclear Weapons Complex Security Challenges
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - DOE's Nuclear Weapons Complex: Challenges to Safety, Security, and Taxpayer Stewardship
Sept. 11, 2012 Upton Commemorates Anniversary of September 11th
Sept. 11, 2012 GAO Report on Anthrax Detection: More Work to Be Done to Reach Consensus on Anthrax Validation Methods
Sept. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program -- A Progress Report
July 19, 2012 Subcommittee Approves Commonsense Measures to Protect Farmers and Patients From Product Shortages Caused By Rigid EPA Regulations
July 16, 2012 Upton Releases 2nd Quarter Report
April 18, 2012 Energy and Commerce Leaders Urge President to Re-nominate Dedicated Public Servant, NRC Commissioner Kristine Svinicki
Feb. 10, 2012 Committee Leaders Express Concern over EPA Policy that Could Compromise Chemical Facility Security
March 4, 2011 Upton Statement on Murphy-Green Bill on Chemical Plant Security
July 29, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, United States Department Of Homeland Security
July 17, 2008 Hails Disaster Declaration to Help Local Farmers
July 9, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Disaster Relief for Flood Damaged Areas of State
April 8, 2008 Army Corps Heeds Upton's Call with Emergency Declaration for Harbor
April 19, 2007 Upton Comments on Future of Wireless
Sept. 14, 2006 Upton Urges Michigan's Families to be Prepared for Times of Disaster
Sept. 13, 2006 Upton Works to Protect Internet from Cyber Terrorism
April 19, 2006 Upton Announces $339,000 for Fire Prevention in Kalamazoo
Feb. 22, 2006 Upton Condemns Port Deal
Oct. 12, 2005 Upton Urges Fire Safety
Sept. 7, 2005 Upton and Schwarz Open Joint Satellite Office at Fort Custer to Assist Victims of Hurricane Katrina
June 30, 2005 BRAC Commission to Visit Battle Creek Base
June 27, 2005 Upton Announces $1.74 Million to Deter Terrorism at Critical Sites in Michigan
March 17, 2005 Upton Amendment Strips $592 Million Iraq Embassy Project from Emergency Spending Bill
Feb. 28, 2005 Upton Announces Grants for Paw Paw and South Haven First Responders
Oct. 7, 2004 Tribute to Coy Dean Fortson
Jan. 20, 2004 Upton Reacts to President's State of the Union
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: National Security
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: National Security
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