Fred Upton

10:36 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Dowagiac man to challenge Upton in Republican primary

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Jim Bussler has never run for elected office, but volunteered for Jack Hoogendyk's campaign against Upton in 2012
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - A registered nurse from Dowagiac thinks he has the prescription to clean up politics. Jim Bussler, 45, announced Tuesday that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, in the Republican primary next year. Bussler, a Dowagiac native who works at Lakeland HealthCare, officially announced his candidacy Tuesday.
Congress
7:22 am
Wed September 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Congressman Fred Upton

Rally against implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Upton would like the entire law delayed for a year
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Interview with Fred Upton

Republican Representative Fred Upton says Congress has a "heavy plate" this fall. 

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Upton on Syria
3:26 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Upton says he's leaning against voting to authorize strikes against Syria

Protestors outside of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy's (D-VT) office opposing possible military action against Syria
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Congressman Fred Upton on possible military action against Syria

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he owes it to his constituents and the nation to get as many facts as he can. 

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6:48 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Representative Fred Upton, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, call for complete removal of PCBs from Allied Paper site

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EPA is considering capping and monitoring the site
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In letters written Thursday to Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's top official, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin reiterated their support for the removal of PCB-contaminated materials from the Allied Paper site.
Immigration reform
7:31 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Congressman Fred Upton discusses immigration, student loans and more

File photo of cherry farmer Patrick McGuire of Atwood. He says the immigration controversy has caused a labor shortage
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Full interview with Fred Upton

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he expects the House to take up immigration reform in separate bills as opposed to comprehensive legislation. 

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