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Upton Honored for Championing Mental Health Legislation and Issues

August 23, 2016

ST. JOSEPH, MI – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, on Monday was awarded the Outstanding Legislative Leader Award from the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Development Disability Directors and the National Association for Rural Mental Health. The prestigious award is given to honor federal legislators who demonstrate outstandi...

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Upton Statement on Ibrahim Parlak News

August 17, 2016

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement after the United States Board of Immigration granted Ibrahim Parlak his Motion to Reopen (MTR) his case to have his Convention Against Torture claim re-examined by an Immigration Judge. This MTR means that the 2004 order of removal is no longer final and Ibrahim is safe from being...

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Holland Sentinel: Congress aims at opioid crisis with legislation to reform treatment, increase funding

August 16, 2016

The problem of opioid abuse extends far beyond West Michigan. Recognizing the need for a national response, Congress recently passed legislation aimed at curtailing what the Department of Health and Human Services labels β€œan unprecedented opioid epidemic.” On average, nearly 80 Americans die each day from overdoses involving prescription or illicit...

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