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Fred Upton's Public Statements

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
May 15, 2014 Upton and Walden Respond to FCC Vote on Proposed Net Neutrality Rules
May 14, 2014 Subcommittee to Review Draft Bill to Promote New Manufacturing and Job Creation
May 13, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Reclassify Internet -- Jobs and Innovation at Risk
May 13, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Regarding the Allied Paper Superfund Site in Kalamazoo
May 12, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Health Law's Cuts to Medicare Advantage
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Committee Stands Up for Future of the Internet, Approves DOTCOM Act
May 8, 2014 Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reform Approval of Cross-Border Energy Projects
May 7, 2014 MLive - Mattawan Family to Present Congressman Upton with Award for Pediatric Medical Research Act
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 3301, H.R. 4572, and H.R. 4342
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - PPACA Enrollment and the Insurance Industry
May 7, 2014 Upton, House Vote to Hold IRS Official in Contempt
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - The NRC FY 2015 Budget and Policy Issues
May 6, 2014 Finding a Path to 21st Century Cures
May 5, 2014 Committee to Vote on Bills to Modernize Cross-Border Permitting for Energy Projects, Protect Future of the Internet, and Reauthorize STELA
May 2, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Proposal to Limit Incentive Auction Participants
May 1, 2014 Health Subcommittee Explores How 21st Century Technology Can Improve Health Care and Help Patients
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21 st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients
May 1, 2014 Tri-City Record - May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
April 30, 2014 Committee Approves Legislation to Expedite LNG Exports
April 30, 2014 Committee Learns Who's Paid for Obamacare: As of April 15, Only 67 Percent of Enrollees in Federal Marketplace Had Paid First Month's Premium
April 30, 2014 The Washington Times - America's Energy Revolution Requires A New Architecture Of Abundance
April 30, 2014 A Path to 21st Century Cures
April 30, 2014 Upton, DeGette Launch Multi-Year, Collaborative Initiative to Accelerate the Pace of Cures in the 21st Century
April 29, 2014 Committee Continues Examination of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 29, 2014 Committee Leaders Disappointed with Supreme Court's Decision That Could Harm Jobs and Affordable Energy
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 6, the "Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act," H.R. 2689, the "Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act," and H.R. 4092, the "Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014"
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Discussion Draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act
April 26, 2014 The Herald Palladium - Farmers Cool to Proposed EPA Wetlands Rules
April 24, 2014 Upton and Walden Respond to Administration's Latest Net Neutrality Proposal
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - Committee Presses FDA for Documents On Trial Lawyers' Role in Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labeling
April 18, 2014 Upton Response to Latest Keystone XL Delay
April 17, 2014 Letter to Cheryl LaFleur, Acting Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Details on Management of Grid Security Information
April 17, 2014 Upton Statement on Latest Health Law Figures
April 17, 2014 Committee Leaders Seek Answers from Secretary Sebelius on Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP
April 17, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Manipulation of LIHEAP and SNAP
April 16, 2014 New Non-Partisan Report Reveals Energy Production on Federal Lands Still Declining Despite Continued Growth on Non-Federal Lands
April 10, 2014 Upton Statement on Secretary Sebelius' Resignation
April 10, 2014 To Protect the Future of the Internet, Subcommittee Advances the DOTCOM Act
April 9, 2014 Subcommittee Advances Bill to Speed Up LNG Exports
April 9, 2014 New Nonpartisan Analysis Raises Questions Surrounding Legality of Administration's Pivot to Subsidize Health Plans Outside of Federal Exchange
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act of 2014
April 9, 2014 Upton Subcommittee Advances Bill to Speed up U.S. LNG Exports
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Tobacco Control Act
April 7, 2014 Upton Statement on Final 2015 Medicare Advantage Rates
April 7, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcomittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation
April 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors
April 3, 2014 President Signs Gregg Harper's Gabriella Miller #KidsFirst Research Act Into Law
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