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July 27, 2014

By Jim Dalgleish The United States of America is a large, powerful, affluent nation of 300 million people and high ideals. And it's a brand. In 2010, Congress created Brand USA, a private-public partnership to market the nation as an international tourist destination. But the effort is set to expire at the end of September 2015, which would be bad ...

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House Passes Travel Promotion Bill, Supporting SW Michigan Tourism

July 22, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation this evening to boost travel and tourism in Southwest Michigan and communities across the country. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, has been a strong supporter of the bill – H.R. 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 – which r...

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Upton Joins in Small Business Crawl in Kalamazoo

July 21, 2014

​ Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, along with representatives from Google, Facebook, and other members of The Internet Association, on Monday toured four companies using the Internet to spread the word about their businesses and increase sales. “The Internet is empowering innovation, investment and job creation along Main Street USA in cities ...

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