Press Releases

June 15, 2018 Press Release
“The opioid crisis has affected people across mid and northern Michigan. That’s why I supported legislation this week that advances medical research that will help patients recover without the addictive power of opioids. The legislation will also empower health professionals with the abilities they need to safely dispose of opioids and help at-risk patients. These solutions are patient-focused and will prevent opioid abuse in our communities.”
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June 8, 2018 Press Release
“Michigan families love the Great Lakes. They want to preserve and protect them for future generations. This legislation will hold the Army Corps accountable in the fight against invasive species, help develop Michigan harbors, and allow Michigan residents to enjoy our rivers and lakes."
June 6, 2018 Press Release
"Summer has begun and millions of Michiganders are enjoying boating and fishing on the Great Lakes, so it is crucial to preserve and protect them for future generations. Funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative supports that goal and helps protect the Lakes from pollution and invasive species. I will continue to advocate for this funding and help it move forward in Congress."
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June 5, 2018 Press Release
"MBS International Airport is vital to the Great Lakes Bay Region. This important funding will help the airport maintain its facilities and provide service for everyone in our region."
May 23, 2018 Press Release
"Today's legislation bolsters the Highway Trust Fund with more money for federal roads and I will continue to advocate for additional funding to fix our country's most important infrastructure needs."
May 23, 2018 Press Release
"Congratulations to Farwell on receiving this funding to maintain and improve its water infrastructure. Rural development grants like this one meet crucial needs and benefit our communities in mid and northern Michigan."
May 21, 2018 Press Release
The opioid crisis has impacted people from all walks of life, including our veterans as they seek treatment at the VA. Prescription drug monitoring at the VA will help prevent addiction and protect our veterans from opioid abuse.
May 21, 2018 Press Release
“Our veterans served our country and made sacrifices to keep America safe and free and we can never do enough to repay them for all they have done. This increase will help veterans and their families and it is only a small part of how we can thank them for their service to our country.”
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May 17, 2018 Press Release
“The fight against the opioid crisis takes many forms and I am working on all fronts to make sure our communities have the resources they need for prevention, treatment and law enforcement. This funding for law enforcement will increase monitoring of prescription drugs and boost efforts to stop the illicit trafficking of opioids.”
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May 16, 2018 Press Release
“This funding supports the men and women in Michigan agriculture who put food on tables here at home and around the world. It supports important research at Michigan State and it will help address some of the most important concerns Michiganders have, including improving rural water infrastructure and broadband Internet access. I will work with my colleagues to help pass this important legislation when the House votes on it.”
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