Fred leads committee push for bipartisan briefings on the meningitis outbreak, which has already cost the lives of three Michigander. View the entire article here
From Congressman Fred Upton: Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the horrific attacks against our nation on the morning of September 11th, 2001. Even now – more than a decade later – the memories and emotions of that fateful day seem as fresh as ever before. The world as we know it was turned [...]
KALAMAZOO, MI – A local Korean War veteran was presented on Thursday with several medals for his military service in the 1950s. U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, presented the medals to Roger Jay Williams during a ceremony at the congressman’s Kalamazoo District Office. Read the entire article at the Kalamazoo Gazette.
There aren’t a lot of success stories coming out of Washington these days, but here’s one you should know about. Congress recently passed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safety and Innovation Act, a measure I authored as the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Despite the conventional wisdom that rancor, partisanship and [...]
Congressman Fred Upton wil be getting a first-hand look next week at some of the damage done by the spring weather to fruit crops in Berrien County. County Commissioner and fruit farmer Jon Hinkleman says Michigan Farm Bureau is bringing in Upton to look at his farm and another in Watervliet.
The House acted to protect Michigan taxpayers by passing Fred’s ‘No More Solyndras Act.’ Don’t miss Fred’s Washington Times op-ed on the Solyndra failure and the need for a national energy strategy.
Fred visited the newly-renovated Rickman House on N. Burdick St. in Kalamazoo. View a photo from his visit via Kalamazoo Gazette.
Dear Friends, Thanks for all of your loyal support and hard work on my primary election campaign. Every effort counted in our decisive win. Victory on August 7 wouldn’t have happened without everyone on the team! Throughout the election we said this race was about jobs and the economy. At no time in our [...]
A bill sponsored by Congressman Fred Upton supporting user fees for drug and medical device manufacturers was approved the House today.
“Folks in Michigan deserve a national energy policy that helps create jobs and lower the price at the pump through projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline. Through a renewed commitment to North American energy production, we can take our economic recovery from the county road to the interstate,” said Upton.