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ICYMI: Tax reform helping Main Street and the energy sector grow
June 22, 2018
Tax reform helping Main Street and the energy sector grow By U.S. Rep. Fred Upton June 22, 2018 Washington Examiner Six months ago, Congress kept a promise to voters by passing a sweeping, pro-growth reform of our tax code with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — the most significant tax reform since 1986. Thanks to our new tax law, people across the nation are feeling the real, positive effects. For example, 90 percent of Americans are seeing bigger paychecks, and a growing list of more than 600 busine... More
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Upton, House Advance Major Opioid Crisis Package
June 22, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting to advance H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. This bipartisan bill will help in the overall efforts to combat the opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, protecting our communities, and bolstering efforts to fight deadly illicit synthetic drugs like... More
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WWMT NewsChannel 3: West Michigan lawmakers react to executive order ending family separation at the border
June 21, 2018
West Michigan lawmakers react to executive order ending family separation at the border WWMT Channel 3 June 20, 2018 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Some West Michigan lawmakers said they are relieved President Donald Trump issued an executive order ending the practice of separating families at the border, others said the president doesn't deserve any praise. U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R - St. Joseph) said the executive order is just the beginning and that congress is already hard at work on legislation... More
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Upton Joins Letter to Admin Demanding Answers about Safety & Security of Immigrant Children
June 21, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined 40 colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielson to demand answers about the safety and security of families with children immigrating to the United States. Upton also released the following statement: “Having recently met with folks from Bethany Christia... More
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Upton Statement on End to Family Separation Practice
June 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order ending the family separation practice: “Thank goodness this ugly practice is ending. As it should. Now we must re-double our efforts to fix a broken immigration system.” On Monday, Upton publicly called for an end to “ugly and inhumane” family separations at the U.S./Mexico border and earlier today he urged the president to “stop the madness.” More
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