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Upton Statement on CBO Score of American Health Care Act
May 25, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an updated score for the American Health Care Act (AHCA): “CBO scores are important but not critical – they’re merely one projection of what might happen. Today’s score only reflects a portion of the actions we are taking to fix our broken health care system. According to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services, premiums in Michigan increased by 90... More
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Upton Statement on Administration’s Budget Proposal
May 23, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after the Trump administration released their proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget: “As I’ve said before, the president’s budget proposal is just that: A proposal. Many of the proposed cuts to important domestic programs that many Michiganders rely on are, frankly, non-starters. Of particular concern is funding for our Great Lakes and the National Institutes of Health. This process is only beginning. I will continue to advoca... More
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Upton Supports Special Counsel for Russia Investigation
May 18, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, tonight released the following statement after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special counselor to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election: “As I’ve said on numerous occasions, the American people deserve answers and we owe it to them to follow the facts wherever they lead. Special counselor Mueller is a man of the highest integrity with a deep background at the FBI. I support this decision to appoi... More
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National Police Week Honors Those Who Protect Us
May 18, 2017
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Over the years, National Police Week has become an opportunity to reflect and thank those who protect and serve us every single day. During Police Week, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, D.C. to participate in events that honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. As p... More
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Upton Statement on Comey Memo
May 17, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement in support of the ongoing investigations into whether President Trump attempted to influence or impede the FBI’s investigation as it relates to Lt. General Michael Flynn. Specifically, the House Oversight Committee has requested “all memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings referring or relating to any communications between Comey and the President.” The deadline for this request is May 24, 2017. Read the letter from t... More
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