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Upton, House Advance All 12 Appropriations Funding Bills

September 15, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined his House colleagues in advancing H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act of 2018 by a 211 to 198 vote. Passage of this legislation marks the first instance since 2009 that the House advanced all 12 appropriation funding bills on time. “The passage of all 12 appropriation...

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Upton Statement on Vote Against Cutting EPA

September 13, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after voting against an amendment before the U.S. House of Representatives that would have reduced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget by nearly $2 billion – almost a quarter of the current budget. The amendment, had it been adopted, would have also made drastic...

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Upton Urges Action on Line 5

September 11, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today sent a letter to Enbridge urging action and improved transparency as it relates to the Line 5 pipeline, which runs under the Straits of Mackinac. The letter comes after the news that the State of Michigan had ordered Enbridge to restore a protective coating on parts of Line 5. “I am deeply concerned by rece...

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