Fred Upton

State of Union Reaction
7:53 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Michigan Representatives react to State of the Union Address

Fred Upton
Credit Official U.S. House photo

West Michigan Republican Fred Upton welcomes President Obama's call for bi-partisanship in his State of the Union Address Tuesday night. Upton issued a statement saying adding jobs and improving the economy should be a priority (Mlive Kalamazoo story).

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Federal budget
11:10 am
Wed January 9, 2013

With "fiscal cliff" deal done, Upton says focus now on debt ceiling and tax reform

Fred Upton - file photo
Credit WMUK

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton he would have preferred “a grand bargain” rather than the deal reached last week that averted the “fiscal cliff.” But Upton voted for the agreement, in part, because it brings certainty in the tax code. He says it’s the first of a three step process. 

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