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Upton: Second Round of Grants to Fight Opioid Epidemic on The Way
April 19, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the second round of grants to help states and territories combat the opioid epidemic were on the way. Michigan is set to receive $16.3 million in this round of funding. These Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) grants were made available as part of Upton’s 21st Century Cures Act. “This is great news for Michigan. As we all work together to end the trag... More
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Upton Urges Army Corps to Fund SW MI Recreational Harbor Dredging
April 19, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James asking to include critical operation and maintenance funding for dredging of harbors in Southwest Michigan. As the U.S. Army Corps has already provided robust funding for commercial harbors such as St. Joseph Harbor for its dredging in Fiscal Years 2017, 2018, and 2019, the letter focused on allocating funds for recreational harbors in Saugatuck, South Haven, and New Buffalo Harbor... More
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Upton, House Vote to Improve IRS
April 18, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined the majority of his colleagues in the U.S. House in voting for H.R. 5445, the 21st Century IRS Act and H.R. 5444, the Taxpayer First Act. Both pieces of bipartisan legislation reform and revamp the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on the heels of the Tax Day tech meltdown. “On the heels of yesterday’s Tax Day meltdown at the IRS, it’s clear we need to revamp, modernize, and fix what ails the IRS,” said Upton. “These two bipartisan bills will strengt... More
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Upton Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush
April 17, 2018
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today released the following statement after the passing of former White House First Lady Barbara Bush: “Barbara Bush was the epitome of class and as genuine as they come. I have fond memories of campaigning with her and husband George H.W. Bush, and he couldn’t have asked for a better supporter during their 73 years of marriage. She always thought of others first, was always kind, and was always quick with a joke and a smile. She led a life of service to her ... More
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act leads to private investment targets across Michigan
April 12, 2018
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act leads to private investment targets across Michigan By Chris Galford April 12, 2018 The Peninsula With approval from the U.S. De... More
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