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Upton and Peters Applaud Senate Passage of RPA Operation Legislation

September 29, 2016

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, today applauded Senate passage of H.R. 5944. This bipartisan legislation would update and modernize the leasing programs necessary to keep National Guard units and Air Force Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPA) operations on airfields where they currently operate. The legislation ...

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Upton: Families of 9/11 Attacks Should be Allowed to Pursue Justice

September 28, 2016

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement upon the House of Representatives advancing a veto override for S. 2040, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism (JASTA) Act by a 348 to 77 vote. “As someone who experienced the horrors of 9/11 up close, it’s important to me that the families of the victims are allowed to ...

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Upton, House Advance Critical Water Infrastructure Legislation to Help Flint

September 28, 2016

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined his House colleagues in voting to advance the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) by a bipartisan 399 to 25 vote. The legislation authorizes $170 million to provide assistance for the city of Flint, Michigan, through an amendment offered by U.S. Reps Dan Kildee, D-Flint, and John Moolenaar...

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