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Huizenga Selected to lead Republican ESG Working Group

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Today, House Financial Services Committee Chairman, Patrick McHenry (R-NC), announced the formation of a Republican Working Group led by Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga (R-MI). The purpose of the working group is to combat the threat to our capital markets posed by those on the far-left pushing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) proposals. Upon being selec...

Bipartisan Huizenga, Vargas Credit Union Reform Legislation Passes U.S. House

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the House unanimously passed H.R. 582, the Credit Union Board Modernization Act. Introduced by Juan Vargas (D-CA), Congressman Huizenga was the lead Republican on this bipartisan bill. The Credit Union Board Modernization...

Huizenga, Vargas Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Modernize CU Boards

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Reps. Juan Vargas (D-Calif.) and Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to modify current federal requirements for federal credit union board meetings. The Credit Union Board Modernization Act, supported by NAFCU and CUNA, would alter requirements that credit union boards meet once each month to every other month. A similar bill was introduced last year by Rep. Vargas a...

Weekly Column: STOVE Act & Chairing Financial Services Oversight

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There is an ever-present battle going on in Washington over the proper size, role, and scope of the federal government. We recently saw this struggle play out regarding gas stoves when Richard Trumka Jr., a commissioner on the Consumer Product Safety Commission, said “any option is on the table” including a potential ban on gas stoves. If left unchecked, bad ideas from bureaucrats continue to make...

Huizenga Discusses STOVE Act, Holding Bureaucrats Accountable in the Detroit News

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A Michigan lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress that would preemptively prohibit the federal government from restricting or banning the use of gas stoves, though the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission recently insisted it has no plans to do so. The legislation from Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga of Holland is dubbed the Stop Trying to Obsessively Vilify Energy Act, or STOVE A...

Huizenga Selected to Chair Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee on House Financial Services Committee

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-04) was named Chairman of the House Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. This Subcommittee will oversee all agencies, departments, programs and matters within the Financial Services Committee’s jurisdiction. Federal agencies under the purview of the Financial Service Committee include: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the C...

Huizenga, Mooney Introduce STOVE Act to Block a Potential Ban on Gas Stoves

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-04) announced the introduction of H.R. 263, the Stop Trying to Obsessively Vilify Energy (STOVE) Act. Recently, federal regulators have openly expressed their desire to ban gas stoves with a commissioner of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stating, “any option is on the table.” The STOVE Act preempts this bureaucratic overreach by prohibiting ...

Huizenga Votes to Create Select Committee on China, Rebuild American Supply Chains, Strengthen Michigan Manufacturing

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-04) released the following statement after voting in support of establishing a Select Committee on China in the U.S. House of Representatives: “The challenges China poses cannot be understated,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “We all saw during the pandemic the cascading effects that relying on China for the essentials had on our economy. Whether it is base ch...

Huizenga Votes to Protect Taxpayers & Small Businesses, Rescind 87,000 New IRS Agents

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-04) released the following statement after voting for the Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act. This legislation would rescind $72 billion in spending passed by the previous Congress to massively expand the IRS with 87,000 new agents. “The answer to ending Washington’s addiction to spending is not more government,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga....

VIDEO: Huizenga recaps Speaker Race, Swearing-in as Representative for the 4th District

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After officially being sworn in early Saturday morning, Congressman Huizenga took to the steps of the Capitol to provide a live video update for constituents of Michigan's 4th Congressional District. In the update, Congressman Huizenga discusses the Speaker's Race, his excitement to serve the communities across Southwest Michigan, and future actions to be taken in the House. On Monday the House is...

Huizenga: It Has Been an Absolute Honor & Privilege to Serve the Second District

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) spoke on the House floor about the deep honor of serving Michigan's Second Congressional District. Below is the video of Congressman Huizenga’s closing remarks. Congressman Huizenga will begin serving Michigan's 4th Congressional District when the 118th Congress is officially seated on January 3, 2023. As the 117th Congress comes to a close, I rise today...

Huizenga Votes "No" on Omnibus

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Congressman Huizenga released the following statement on Facebook after voting "no" on the omnibus. Today I voted against the $1.7 trillion omnibus. This is not how Congress should fulfill its duty to budget and fund government. Rather than using the omnibus to fast track unrelated non spending policies, we should return all of our work to regular order. Republicans in the House and Senate must ma...

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