Fred Upton

"Invoking America’s race to the moon in the 1960s, President Barack Obama called Tuesday for making America “the country that cures cancer once and for all” in his last State of the Union address." (Detroit News)

"U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, plans to use his House Energy and Commerce Committee chairmanship to launch a congressional review of concussions in 2016, his office said Tuesday." (Detroit News)

"WASHINGTON — As expected, the U.S. House on Monday quickly passed legislation that moves to phase out the use of tiny synthetic particles known as microbeads, which are used in cosmetics and personal care products and can pose an environmental threat to the Great Lakes and other waterways." (Detroit Free Press)

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West Michigan Congress Fred Upton says Paul Ryan is best equipped to become the new Speaker of the House. But it’s not clear right now if the Wisconsin Republican wants the job. 


"DETROIT, MI - A congressional panel will be held in the coming weeks on revelations that Volkswagen has been tricking U.S. emissions tests for nearly half a million of its cars with diesel engines. Michigan Congressman Fred Upton, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced the hearing alongside Pennsylvania Congressman Tim Murphy." (MLive)

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