Fred leads committee push for bipartisan briefings on the meningitis outbreak, which has already cost the lives of three Michigander. View the entire article here
From Congressman Fred Upton: Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the horrific attacks against our nation on the morning of September 11th, 2001. Even now – more than a decade later – the memories and emotions of that fateful day seem as fresh as ever before. The world as we know it was turned […]
Dear Friends, Thanks for all of your loyal support and hard work on my primary election campaign. Every effort counted in our decisive win. Victory on August 7 wouldn’t have happened without everyone on the team! Throughout the election we said this race was about jobs and the economy. At no time in our […]
[...] The medical device and drug industries employ thousands here in Michigan — jobs that are now being threatened by the lack of predictability in the FDA approval process. A slow and uncertain approval process is detrimental to American jobs and competitiveness, putting U.S. companies at a severe disadvantage with foreign competitors.
It is an exciting time for American energy, but only if American energy policy spurs innovations rather than stifling them. U.S. energy policy needs a reboot—a broad reassessment of our strategies—because much of what we thought we knew has either dramatically changed or turned out to be plain wrong.
The House acted to protect Michigan taxpayers by passing Fred’s ‘No More Solyndras Act.’ Don’t miss Fred’s Washington Times op-ed on the Solyndra failure and the need for a national energy strategy.
KALAMAZOO, MI – A local Korean War veteran was presented on Thursday with several medals for his military service in the 1950s. U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, presented the medals to Roger Jay Williams during a ceremony at the congressman’s Kalamazoo District Office. Read the entire article at the Kalamazoo Gazette.
Congress doesn’t often get a second chance to do the right thing. But when it comes to health care, the U.S. Supreme Court may provide lawmakers a historic opportunity to do just that.
This week, I began negotiations with House and Senate colleagues on a transportation package to support jobs and infrastructure, and the good news is, there’s an infrastructure project with shovel-ready jobs that we can include in this legislation, and it won’t cost taxpayers a dime: the Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry Canadian energy supplies […]
Some in Washington want us to believe that our nation’s long-term economic interests are at odds with our environmental interests – that one must come at the expense of the other. Fortunately, it is not an either-or situation because the reality is we can support both.