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House Begins Obamacare Repeal and Replace Efforts

January 13, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to advance a budget resolution that instructs House and Senate committees to begin work on legislation to repeal major portions of Obamacare: “As I have been meeting with local, state, and federal leaders most are in agreement that th...

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Upton Reintroduces Private Legislation for Ibrahim Parlak

January 12, 2017

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today reintroduced private legislation, H.R. 461, in the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of Harbert, Michigan, resident Ibrahim Parlak. This private legislation has been introduced by Upton in every Congress dating back to 2005. The bill aims to provide Parlak with Permanent Legal Residency status, which ...

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ICYMI: ‘Cures’ Act ‘momentous’ for cancer research

January 10, 2017

President Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law on Dec. 13. The legislation aims to provide additional funding to the NIH and FDA while streamlining the development of new drugs. A revised version of the bill, co-sponsored by U.S. Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), was passed by the U.S. House of Representativ...

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