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Readout of Upton’s Meeting with Enbridge
November 16, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee, today met with Enbridge Vice President Guy Jarvis to discuss the Line 5 pipeline, which runs under the Straits of Mackinac. The meeting focused on the two public letters Upton had previously sent the company. Upton again expressed alarm and deep concern regarding recent reports on gaps in the protective coating on several portions of the pipeline. He also reiterated that a spill would be catastrophic to the Great Lakes ... More
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Upton Applauds Passage of Landmark Tax Reform Legislation
November 16, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today applauded the passage of landmark tax reform legislation, H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. “This historic tax reform package will lower individual income tax rates except for the top bracket, simplify the entire code, create jobs, and boost our Southwest Michigan economy,” said Upton. “It will specifically help Michigan middle-class families by increasing the standard deduction and expanding the Child Tax Credit. The current tax code is indefensible. I h... More
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VIDEO: Time for Tax Reform
November 14, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and Republicans in the Michigan Congressional Delegation released the following video to promote efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This historic legislation, which updates the tax code for the first time since 1986, will benefit Michigan middle-class families by doubling the standard deduction, expanding the Child Tax Credit, and creating more opportunity. Click here to watch the video. In October, the Mich... More
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Upton Statement in Support of NDAA
November 14, 2017
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton today joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting for the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 by a vote of 356 to 70. “We all must be clear eyed and resolute – our nation faces grave threats from terrorist organizations and rogue nations alike. This is why it’s important to support the National Defense Authorization Act because it delivers on one of our most basic Constitutional duties: Providing for the ... More
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VIDEO: Legislators honored for bipartisan work
November 8, 2017
Legislators honored for bipartisan work WNDU/Gray TV November 8, 2017 WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Divisive, toxic, or just simply mean. Those are words that could be used to describe the current political climate. However, Tuesday night in Washington, a select group of Republicans and Democrats were rewarded for working together. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) said, "Together, we could not be beaten." He was talking about working across the aisle, with Colorado Democrat, Diana DeGette. Congresswoman DeGette... More
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