Fred Upton

Fred Upton
7:42 am
Wed January 22, 2014

WestSouthwest: Representative Fred Upton on the year ahead in Congress

Allied Paper site - file photo
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WestSouthwest with Fred Upton

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton sat down with WMUK's Gordon Evans and Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Yvonne Zipp to discuss a wide range of topics. 

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Allied Paper landfill
6:20 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Upton encouraged by cost estimates of cleaning up landfill site

Allied Paper Landfill Portage Creek - file photo
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Congressman Fred Upton discusses the Allied Paper Landfill site

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton favors a complete removal of PCB contamination from the Allied Paper landfill site. 

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11:07 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Upton votes for budget deal

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Statement from West Michigan Republican says bi-partisan deal is "welcome step to begin herculean task of nation's debt"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Fred Upton voted in favor of a bipartisan budget that will greatly reduce the risk of another government shutdown in January. Under $85 billion deal, which Democrats and Republicans passed 332 to 94, funding would be restored to $63 million of the automatic across-the-board cuts that are due to take effect as a result of the automatic "sequester."
7:43 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Upton will support budget deal

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$85-million deal was reached Tuesday by House and Senate negotiators
WASHINGTON, D.C. - When the U.S. House takes up a proposed two-year budget deal, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton said he will be voting in favor of the agreement. "Not much is ever perfect, but I will support the bipartisan budget agreement," said Upton.
8:24 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Congressman Fred Upton remembers Nelson Mandela as "transformational figure"

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Upton co-sponsored legislation awarding Mandela Congressional Gold Medal in 1998
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MORE: Kalamazoo-area leaders remember Nelson Mandela WASHINGTON, D.C. - Shortly after the news of Nelson Mandela's death Thursday, Congressman Fred Upton issued a statement calling the former South African President "a transformational figure" and "a public servant of great humility." The death of Mandela, 95, was announced late Thursday at a news conference by South African President Jacob Zuma.

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