Fred Upton

"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)

"Washington — Four senior Republicans on the U.S. House panel on Energy & Commerce, including Chairman Fred Upton of St. Joseph, say they will investigate an undercover video that raises questions about how Planned Parenthood handles the harvesting of fetal tissue and related activities." (Detroit News)

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(MPRN-Undated) Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) says Republicans are getting ready with replacement plans in case the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a key provision of Obamacare. 

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