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Upton Meets with Congressional Art Competition Winner Grady Hively

June 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today met with Kalamazoo Central High School student Grady Hively to congratulate him in person on wining the Congressional Art Competition for Michigan’s Sixth Congressional District – which is represented by Upton. Hively, 16, and his mother Nancy, were in Washington, D.C., for a reception ...

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Upton Awards Medals to Sisters in Surprise Ceremony

June 20, 2015

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – As part of this year’s “Lest We Forget” Tribute to Vietnam Veterans, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, presented service medals to the sisters of 2nd Lt. Jay Barklow Martine, who was killed in action July 18, 1967, in Vietnam. “It is an absolute honor to be able to present these medals to the sisters of Jay Martine, who s...

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Upton Statement on the Death of Elson Floyd, Former WMU President

June 20, 2015

After learning of the death of Elson Floyd, former president of Western Michigan University, who recently took leave from his position at Washington State Univerisity, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, issued the following statement: “Elson Floyd was a dear friend whose great work at Western Michigan University propelled him into the ranks of t...

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