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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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Upton Votes to Rein in an IRS Run Amok

July 16, 2014

U.S. Representative Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today voted for legislation – H.R. 5016, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015 – to hold the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accountable for its actions against American taxpayers. Overall, this legislation reduces funding for the IRS by $1.48 billion compa...

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