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Huizenga Announces Start to West Michigan Congressional App Challenge

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Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, announced that the 2019 Congressional App Challenge is underway. The competition allows middle school and high school students to showcase their skills and learn how to code by designing and creating their own apps. “The Congressional App Challenge is a creative way for students to showcase and develop their coding and programming skills,” Huizenga said, in a press r... Read More »

Huizenga Honors WWII Dutch Resistance Hero and West Michigan Resident Diet Eman

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) honored the life, legacy, and memory of Dutch resistance icon and West Michigan resident Diet Eman. Congressman Huizenga detailed Diet’s heroic efforts to save lives, assist Allied forces, and fight back against the Nazis during WWII. Last week, Diet passed away at the age of 99. Below are Congressman Huizenga’s remarks as well as the video of his spe... Read More »

Congressman Huizenga’s staff to hold office hours in Ludington on Thursday

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LUDINGTON — Congressman Bill Huizenga’s Office is hosting mobile office hours for constituents in Ludington on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Ludington City Hall, 400 S. Harrison St. Staff member’s will be available to speak with constituents about matters pertaining to Social Security, the Veterans Administration, IRS, immigration, as well as other issues related to the federal governmen... Read More »

Huizenga Announces GLRI Grant to Protect Macatawa Watershed

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Republican Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council has been awarded a $190,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant by the Great Lakes Commission. The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council’s project will encourage prolonged use of cover crops and increased installation of grassed waterways, where ... Read More »

Huizenga Joins Rotarians, United Way, Community Members to Help Disabled Muskegon Heights Veteran

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined the Muskegon Rotary, the United Way of the Lakeshore, Muskegon area high school students, Baker College Students, and members of the West Michigan community to assist with repairs, painting, and removing yard debris at the home of Melvin Dunbar, a disabled U.S. Army Veteran, in Muskegon Heights. This event was part of the broader “Day of Caring” init... Read More »

Huizenga Announces 2019 Congressional App Challenge

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced the start of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The CAC is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. “The Congressional App C... Read More »

Grand Rapids airport plans $90 million expansion, 300 new jobs

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The Grand Rapids airport plans a three-development expansion to accommodate continued passenger and airline growth, beginning with a $90 million project to add eight gates and create 300 jobs. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has seen double-digit passenger growth for the past 19 months, with an increase of 16 percent to a record more than 3.26 million passengers last year, it said in a W... Read More »

Huizenga to hold Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday

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On Wednesday, Congressman Huizenga will be holding a telephone town hall with residents across the Second District at 2:15 PM. Constituents can sign up on the website to participate via phone or they can stream audio of the call on Huizenga.House.Gov/Live. During the call, Congressman Huizenga will take a variety of questions from residents on issues facing our nation and impacting West Michigan. ... Read More »

Huizenga to Hold Office Hours in Grandville on Wednesday

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On Wednesday, August 28th, Congressman Bill Huizenga will be meeting with constituents in his Grandville Office from 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM. These office hours will be hosted in a small group setting where constituents can discuss issues they are having with a federal agency, concerns over federal policy, and share their thoughts on prospective legislation. The meetings will be scheduled in 15 minute ... Read More »

Huizenga Staff Mobile Office Hours Schedule for August

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Each month, Congressman Huizenga's staff will be traveling across West Michigan to assist constituents who have questions or need assistance with a federal agency. These mobile office hours present constituents throughout the Second District with an opportunity to meet and discuss issues with a member of Congressman Huizenga's staff in a personalized setting. Below are the times and locations for ... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on the Passing of Ann Huizenga

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Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after announcing the passing of his mother Ann Huizenga. Our family is saddened at the loss of our mother and grandmother, Ann who went to be with our Lord on Monday. Mom was a strong & determined woman who fought through difficulties growing up in Depression-era Flint MI. She loved music, dance, art, & travel but most of all her family. Read More »

Huizenga Discusses Gun Violence, Potential Paths Forward with the Holland Sentinel

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Despite outcries for stricter gun-control laws after mass shooting events, Congress has been unable to debate or enact substantial gun-control legislation — largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead. The em... Read More »

Huizenga Joins Colleagues in Introducing Legislation to Protect Individuals with Pre-Existing Conditions

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), and the author of the legislation, Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05), in introducing H.R. 4159, the Protecting Patients with Pre-existing Conditions Act. This legislation will amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabilit... Read More »

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