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Michigan Republican Delegation Statement on Redistricting Panel

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Today, the Republicans in the Michigan Congressional Delegation released the following joint statement regarding the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Panel hiring Bruce Adelson to serve as its independent legal counsel. “From its inception, the redistricting committee was designed to be a nonpartisan body to reevaluate how legislative districts are drawn in Michigan. Hiring an advisor t... Read More »

Huizenga Stands Up for Michigan Farmers, Supports Trade Investigation of Cucumber and Squash Imports

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced his support of a section 332 Investigation by the International Trade Commission (ITC) into unfair trade practices that are negatively impacting operations for cucumber and squash growers in Michigan and across the nation. According to the USDA, Michigan ranked first nationally for the production of processed cucumbers and second behind only Flori... Read More »

VIDEO: Huizenga Announces Start of 2021 Congressional Art Competition

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga announced the start of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for high school students across Michigan’s Second Congressional District. “The Congressional Art Competition offers a great way for students to demonstrate their skill and ability,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “I look forward to seeing students across West Michigan put their creative and artistic tal... Read More »

Huizenga Calls for Tax Certainty for Small Businesses & 1099 Employees, Presses Secretary Yellen on Educational and Economic Impact of Closed Schools

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Yesterday afternoon, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) read a constituent letter from a West Michigan CPA to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calling for tax filing alignment and certainty. Recently, the IRS announced the federal filing deadline for 2020 was moved to May 17th. However, taxpayers who are required to file quarterly estimates for 2021 are still required to have those payments in by Ap... Read More »

Huizenga op-ed in the Detroit News: Michigan Guard Deserves Edible Food, Reimbursement

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Our men and women serving in the Michigan National Guard have repeatedly answered the call to support our communities, assist with vaccinations and even play a leading role in securing the U.S. Capitol. While our service members have repeatedly demonstrated their effectiveness and reliability, unfortunately they have been failed in return. Recently, it was brought to my attention by family and fri... Read More »

Huizenga, Moulton Introduce Bipartisan GRUB Act to Provide Per Diem to National Guard Members Deployed to U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) announced the introduction of the GRUB Act. This bipartisan legislation will retroactively provide an estimated $43 per day in reimbursement for members of the National Guard who answered the call to serve and were deployed to our nation’s capital. This number is line with criteria for a proportional meal rate for both ser... Read More »

Operation Food Drop: Michigan Congressional Delegation Provides Food to MI National Guard at U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) and members of Michigan’s Congressional Delegation delivered Chick-fil-A, gift cards, and snacks to Michigan National Guard Members deployed to the U.S. Capitol. Throughout the day, “Operation Food Drop” took place on three separate occasions to say thank you to the men and women of the Michigan Guard as well as provide a quali... Read More »

Huizenga, Hill, and Barr, Introduce Legislation to Stop Democrat Bailout of Rogue and Terrorist Nations Through the IMF

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Special Drawing Rights Oversight Act with Representatives French Hill (R-AR) and Andy Barr (R-KY). This bill limits the executive branch’s ability to bypass Congress to authorize Special Drawing Right (SDR) allocations by limiting the size and frequency of allocations unless Congress authorizes them by law. Under current law... Read More »

Huizenga, McHenry Introduce Legislation to Protect Middle Class Families, Those Saving for Retirement from Financial Transaction Tax

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Last week, Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), the top republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced legislation to protect American savers and investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. The Protecting Retirement Savers and Everyday Investors Act would block states from imposing financial transactions taxes (FTTs) on certain in... Read More »

Huizenga Leads Bipartisan Congressional Effort Calling for National Guard Members at U.S. Capitol to be Provided with Per Diems

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Last night, Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and 38 of his colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to the Acting Secretary of the Army and National Guard Bureau Chief calling for members of the National Guard deployed to the U.S. Capitol to be provided with per diems. Given the numerous reports detailing unsafe food conditions, the members of Congress call for the per diems to be retroactive... Read More »

Huizenga Calls for Accountability, Investigation into Why the Michigan National Guard Continues to Receive Unsafe Food on Fox News

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This morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) appeared on Fox News to call for accountability and to discuss the unsafe quality of food Michigan National Guard service members have received while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. During the interview, Congressman Huizenga called for members of the Guard to be provided a per diem and both Representative Huizenga a... Read More »

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t... Read More »

Huizenga Leads Michigan Delegation in Call to Improve Accountability, Food Quality, and Flexibility for MI Guard Deployed to U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) led a bipartisan letter calling for the National Guard to void the contract that has led to members of the Michigan National Guard receiving unacceptable and inadequate quality of food while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. Constituents serving and currently deployed to Washington D.C. have reported receiving significantly undercooked food and even meals conta... Read More »

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