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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Jenkins' Bill To Provide More Certainty To Patients & Providers In Rural Communities Passes Favorably Out Of Committee
July 16, 2014 Hatch, Upton Highlight GAO Report on Medicaid Spending Variations Among States
May 21, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Backlog of Medicaid Applications Due to HealthCare.gov Challenges
April 17, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP
April 17, 2014 Committee Leaders Seek Answers from Secretary Sebelius on Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Medicaid Director - Health Law's Impact on Medicaid, Services to Nation's Most Vulnerable
July 8, 2013 Health Subcommittee Explores Options for Reforming Medicaid to Protect Nation's Most Vulnerable
July 8, 2013 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Making Medicaid Work for the Most Vulnerable
June 12, 2013 The Idea Lab: Making Medicaid Work - Protecting the Vulnerable, Offering Individualized Care, and Reducing Costs
June 12, 2013 Health Subcommittee Examines Commonsense Reforms to Medicaid Program, Including State Flexibility to Help Provide for Most Vulnerable Americans
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Need for Medicaid Reform: A State Perspective"
May 31, 2013 Upton & Pitts Comment on 2013 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report
May 1, 2013 Hatch, Upton Unveil Solutions Blueprint for Making Medicaid Work
March 29, 2013 Obama Administration's Answer to High Gas Prices? New Regulations That Will Drive Prices Even Higher at the Pump
March 19, 2013 Huizenga, Camp, and Upton Call on Senate to Preserve Welfare Work Requirement
March 15, 2013 Upton Supports Efforts to Improve Job-Training for Michigan's Unemployed
March 13, 2013 Upton Votes to Uphold Bipartisan Welfare Work Requirements
Dec. 13, 2012 Committee Leaders Concerned with President's "Bait and Switch" Tactics to Sell Medicaid Expansion
Oct. 25, 2012 Letter to Secretary Sebelius
Oct. 17, 2012 Investor's Business Daily - ObamaCare's Uncertainty Cripples States and Providers
Oct. 4, 2012 Upton, Pitts Once Again Call on HHS to Answer Outstanding Questions on Obamacare Rules
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Where the Jobs Are: There's an App for That
Sept. 11, 2012 Health Subcommittee Approves Bills to Prevent Job Loss, Advance Research and Treatment of Rare Diseases, and Protect Taxpayers
Aug. 27, 2012 Bloomberg BNA - GOP Lawmakers Demand Answers on Medicaid Expansion, Exchanges
Aug. 20, 2012 Committee Leaders Push CMS on Failure to Outline State Exchange and Medicaid Rules
July 18, 2012 Upton, Hatch Echo Governors' Concerns About Unreliable Funding for Medicaid Expansion
June 5, 2012 CNBC - Congress Needs to Listen to Americans on Health Care
April 6, 2012 As Committee Probes Costly Stimulus Program, Treasury Admits Job Creation Not a Requirement, Not a Factor for Handing Out Cash
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 21, 2011 Upton Statement on Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 12, 2011 Subcommittees Examine Food Marketing Restrictions, Effects on Families and Jobs
Sept. 22, 2011 Bicameral Repeal CLASS Group Calls on HHS Secretary Sebelius to Clarify Plans and Details on Program Implementation
May 3, 2011 Providing States with Flexibility to Manage Their Medicaid Programs
Sept. 23, 2010 Upton Applauds A Pledge to America Top priority of new governing agenda is to create jobs -- welcome news as Michigan endures soaring unemployment
Jan. 23, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Green Job Creation
Jan. 10, 2007 Upton Applauds House Vote to Increase Minimum Wage
July 12, 2006 Letter to John Boehner
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Dec. 14, 2005 Reps. Oppose Child Support Cuts
March 23, 2004 Organ Donation and Recovery Improvement Act
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