Fred 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.
3:05 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

U.S. House passes Fred Upton's insurance bill, unlikely Senate will

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President Obama’s administration says the President will likely veto the legislation. And that’s only if the bill passes through a largely Democratic Senate.
WASHINGTON - A Michigan lawmaker's proposal allowing insurers to sell current policies next year, even if they are out of compliance with the new health care act, passed the U.S. House as expected. But it's going nowhere fast. The bill, written by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St.
6:43 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan" act to move ahead in House

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At least 146,ooo people in Michigan have received cancellation noticies
Washington While President Barack Obama announced Thursday his fix for Americans wrestling with canceled health insurance, the GOP-led House will still push forward with its own legislation Friday sponsored by a top Michigan lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton
2:49 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Upton at White House as epi-pen bill signed into law

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Upton is chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee where the bill originated
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Fred Upton was among a bipartisan group of leaders present at the White House Wednesday for the the signing of a bill that gives incentive to schools to maintain epi-pens, or epinephrine auto-injectors, in case of emergencies.
Health Care
1:35 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Upton says website problems raise other concerns about "Obamacare

Fred Upton - file photo
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Interview with Fred Upton - air version

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says the website "should have been the easy part" of launching the new health care law. 

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