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THE DENVER POST: A (political) breakthrough on biomedical research

September 20, 2014

​For those who have despaired of the two parties in Congress working together on behalf of important goals, brace yourselves for some good news: A powerful House Republican and Colorado's own Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette are joining in an ambitious effort to restructure funding and regulations around biomedical research to foster innovation and li...

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Upton recognizes Jasmnika Newbern of Benton Harbor on being honored as Midwest Youth of the Year

September 18, 2014

Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, had the honor of introducing Jasmnika Newbern of Benton Harbor, Mich., at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Congressional Breakfast today in the nation's capital where she recognized as “Midwest Youth of the Year.” The Benton Harbor High School graduate is the first member of her family to attend college and is...

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Upton supports bipartisan measure to fund government, authorize action against ISIS

September 17, 2014

Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, voted today for a stopgap measure (H.J.Res.124) to prevent a government shutdown and keep federal agencies operating under current FY 2014 rates until mid December. The short-term funding bill passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 319 to 108 and now awaits action in the Senate. “This bipar...

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