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  • President Signs STOP Act into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (TX-08) today released the following statements after President Donald J. Trump signed the bipartisan Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) into law, which includes Congressman Bishop’s Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2018 (H.R. 5788). “I am proud that my bill, the STOP Act, wa... Read more

  • Bishop Statement on New US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08) released the following statement after the United States, Mexico, and Canada announced that an agreement has been reached on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: “The announcement of a modernized U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement is outstanding news. Our state relies on access to trade with both Canada and Mexico, and bringing Canada back into this agreement is a major victory. As a representative for Mid-Michigan, home of American auto manufacturing, I a... Read more

  • Bishop Applauds House Passage of Tax Reform 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after House passage of a package of three bills known as Tax Reform 2.0 to lock in middle-class and small business tax cuts, promote family savings, and advance the next generation of entrepreneurs. “We finally have a tax code that delivers for hardworking families – allowing them to keep more of their hard earned paychecks, and after decades of stagnant growth, our... Read more

  • House Passes Bipartisan Opioid Package that Includes Bishop Initiative
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a comprehensive package of legislation aimed to combat the opioid epidemic. The legislation includes the Synthetic Trafficking and Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act of 2018, introduced by Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08). “Opioids do not discriminate – and this bipartisan, bicameral legislation takes great strides towards ending this epidemic once and for all. Included in the legislatio... Read more

  • FAA Extends Lansing Route to Washington D.C.
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – This afternoon, Congressman Mike Bishop, who represents Ingham County, and Congressman John Moolenaar, who represents Clinton and Shiawassee counties, confirmed that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has extended direct flight service between Capital Region International Airport (LAN) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) through October of 2023. This route has been serviced by American Airlines for the last two years, following Sun Country Airlines’ withdraw f... Read more

  • Reps. Bishop and Coffman Introduce VA Safe Opioid Return Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Bishop (MI-08) and Mike Coffman (CO-06), member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, released the following statements upon introduction of H.R. 6848, the VA Safe Opioid Return Act. If enacted, this bill would require a physical pill drop off receptacle at all U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities nationwide, if such VA centers have an on-site pharmacy or law enforcement officer. “In Michigan, we have a situation where ov... Read more

  • Rep. Bishop, Sen. Portman Applaud Senate Passage of STOP Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    This legislation is urgent, and I’m proud of the bipartisan, bicameral support for the STOP Act. I look forward to it becoming the law of the land. Read more

  • Eighth District Priorities Included in Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Veterans

    “Of particular interest to Michigan’s Eighth District, this legislation includes full funding for MSU’s Facility for Rate Isotope Beams (FRIB), and directs funds for gravesite expansion at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly." Read more

  • House Passes Bishop Bill to Rename Howell Post Office in Honor of WWII Veteran
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Mr. Burgett is a great American and national hero. I urge the Senate to quickly pass this legislation to recognize his life and service and ensure his legacy lives on in our community for future generations.” Read more

  • Reps. Bishop and Conaway Introduce Iran Payments Accountability Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    My constituents, and Americans across the nation, have every right to know how and where these dollars were used. Specifically, the American people have a right to know if these funds were used to foment terrorism, military activity, or other criminal acts. Read more

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