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Upton Signs on as an Original Co-Sponsor of Bill to Stop Asian Carp

February 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, signed on to legislation sponsored by Rep. Candice Miller, R-Harrison Township, and U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, which would control the spread of Asian Carp. The Defending Our Great Lakes Act would give federal agencies authority to take immediate actions to stop the spread of invas...

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Upton, House Approve Legislation to Expand and Strengthen 529 College Savings Plans

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, joined by the majority of his House colleagues voted to advance a bill that would expand and strengthen tax-free 529 college savings plans. The legislation, H.R. 529, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans, would expand, strengthen, and modernize 529 college sa...

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House Advances Bill to Protect Great Lakes Drinking Water

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, tonight joined the majority of his House colleagues in passing H.R. 212, the Drinking Water Protection Act. This bipartisan legislation, which advanced through Upton’s committee earlier this month, would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to...

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