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Sweeping Bipartisan Opioid Package Now Law

July 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement after President Obama signed sweeping bipartisan legislation to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic into law Friday: “In the face of a surging crisis, we came together and got the job done. We have a thoughtful solution that attacks the opioid epidemic from all s...

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Upton Statement on Enbridge Settlement

July 20, 2016

“As Michiganders, pipeline safety is an issue that hits especially close to home. Pipelines are critical to the essential transportation of our energy resources, but when a catastrophe can strike in the blink of an eye, we must be prepared and we must hold those responsible accountable. In the wake of this tragic spill, we got to work on new standa...

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Upton Takes Part in Enrollment Ceremony for Opioid Legislation

July 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, joined House and Senate leadership this morning to take part in an enrollment ceremony for S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Upton chaired the Conference Committee that reported the final bipartisan, bicameral package – marking the first time in his career he has chaired suc...

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