Doctor and Public Health Leader Matt Longjohn Announces Run for Congress

Southwest Michigan Native Challenges Rep. Fred Upton, Architect of Republican House Bill that Raises Health Care Premiums Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and the former National Health Officer for the YMCA, announced his campaign to represent Michigan’s Sixth Congressional District. He is running to challenge Congressman Fred Upton, who played […]

Matt Longjohn releases statement on Graham/Cassidy health care bill

Dr. Longjohn makes a statement on Graham/Cassidy health care bill  Portage, MI –  Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th district, today released a statement on the Graham/Cassidy health care bill.   “The Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare would hurt too many Southwest Michigan families.  It’s yet another attempt by Washington politicians to sabotage […]

Health Care Leader Dr. Matt Longjohn Raises 100K in first 14 days of Campaign

Portage, MI – Health care leader and Democratic candidate for Congress, Dr. Matt Longjohn, today announced that his campaign has raised $100,000 in just 14 days since launching his campaign for Michigan’s 6th District.   “I am humbled by the tremendous support we have received over the past 14 days. As a newcomer to politics, and I […]

Matt Longjohn releases statement on the Upton-Ryan Tax Plan

Dr. Longjohn makes a statement on Upton-Ryan Tax Plan   Portage, MI –  Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th district, today released a statement on the Upton-Ryan Tax Plan. “The Upton-Ryan tax plan is another way for the Republican party to reward their corporate donors with more tax breaks while […]

Dr. Matt Longjohn Raises Record $211K in First Three Months of Campaign

Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and Democratic candidate in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, announced that his campaign has raised $211,690 from 426 donors since announcing in July.  According to FEC reports, this quarterly total is an all-time record for any Democratic candidate’s first fundraising filing in the district.  “I […]

Doctor and Public Health Leader Matt Longjohn makes statement on the 8 year anniversary of Fred Upton not holding a town hall

Matt Longjohn comments on Fred Upton not holding a town hall.   Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and a candidate for Congress, made a statement on Fred Upton’s record of not having a town hall for 8 years.   “This is a frustrating anniversary for many in Southwest […]

Doctor and Public Health Leader Matt Longjohn announces first 160 local citizen endorsers for his candidacy for Congress

Matt Longjohn Demonstrates Early Grassroots Support   Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and the former National Health Officer for the YMCA, announced 160 Citizen Endorsers for his campaign for Congress.     “I am humbled and inspired by the support my campaign has received from our earliest local citizen endorsers.  These […]

Matt Longjohn makes statement on Upton refusing to answer question

Longjohn makes statement on Congressman Upton Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and Democratic candidate in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, made a statement on the recent news that Congressman Fred Upton would not answer a question about whether or not he or his staff were involved in any secret payouts to settle a […]