Fred Upton

6:45 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Michigan lawmakers react to State of the Union Address

Representative Fred Upton encouraged by discussion of tax reform and immigration. Congressman Justin Amash says President offers the same solutions that aren't working
President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union speech touched mostly on the economy, as well as the environment, U.S. military presence abroad and the Affordable Care Act. Obama laid out how he wants to help straighten the middle class in the U.S. Republicans agreed with the sentiment, but not the programs Obama proposed.
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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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
Credit WMUK

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

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

$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.