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Huizenga, Doyle, Kelly, and Lamb introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen American Steel Industry

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), joined U.S. Representatives Mike Doyle (D-PA), Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Conor Lamb (D-PA), in introducing the Steel Industry Preservation Act. This bipartisan legislation aims to strengthen the domestic steel industry and improve the environment by creating a tax credit for the recycling of waste products in steel manufacturing. The bill creates a tax credit f...

Huizenga, Hill, and Barr Statement on SEC Chair Gensler's Mandatory Climate Risk Directive

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Rep. French Hill (AR-02), and Rep. Andy Barr (KY-06) released the following joint statement after Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler indicated that he’s directed the SEC “to develop a mandatory climate risk disclosure rule proposal for the Commission’s consideration by the end of the year.” “Before requiring any type of climate ...

Huizenga Op-Ed in The Hill: Let's Level the Playing Field for Small Businesses

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U.S. small businesses were among the hardest hit by the pandemic. Many were shut down by state and local governments while their employees were displaced, and their customers barred from entry. Meanwhile, their business was diverted to “essential” big box stores and Amazon and their supply and distribution chains were disrupted. Now, small businesses are also struggling because they must compete w...

Huizenga Supports Legislation Increasing Special Immigrant Visas for Afghans Who Assisted U.S. Forces

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), released the following statement after supporting the Allies Act, bipartisan legislation to increase the number of Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) for Afghans who supported the U.S. Military in Afghanistan. Congressman Huizenga was a cosponsor of this bipartisan legislation that passed the House today by a vote of 407-16. “As American Forces withdraw from Af...

Huizenga Slams President Biden’s Inaction on US-Canada Border

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Co-Chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group released the following statement after the Biden Administration quietly extended travel restrictions between the U.S. and Canada until August 21st. “The Biden Administration’s failure to develop a plan to reopen the border between the United States and Canada is not only embarrassing it highligh...

Huizenga Supports Bipartisan Effort to Help Delphi Salaried Retirees

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), working with U.S. Representatives Dan Kildee (D-MI), Mike Turner (R-OH), and Tim Ryan (D-OH), supported the latest bipartisan push to help restore pensions for the Delphi Salaried Retirees. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, the members requested a status update on a Trump-era D...

Huizenga Statement on US-Canada Border Developments

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Co-Chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, released the following statement after the Canadian Government announced fully vaccinated American citizens will be able to visit Canada starting August 9th. “Today’s announcement from the Canadian Government is definitely welcome news, however more progress must be made. The Biden Administrati...

Huizenga Statement on Evacuating Afghans Who Assisted American Troops

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement on “Operation Allies Refuge,” the relocation program, which is slated to begin later this month, for Afghan interpreters and translators who assisted American Forces during the war in Afghanistan. “We cannot leave behind the interpreters and translators who worked alongside our troops, supported operations, and saved the live...

Detroit News Editorial Board: Ease travel ban with Canada

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The COVID wall that has blocked travel between the United States and Canada for 16 months should come down. As post-pandemic life resumes most of its normal activity, foreign travel should be restored as well. America's northern border remains closed to tourist traffic. If the travel ban remains in place through the rest of the year, it will come at an estimated cost of $175 billion and 1.1 millio...

NBC News: Huizenga discusses Reopening US-Canadian Border

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Recently, Congressman Huizenga had the opportunity to discuss the US-Canadian Border closure with NBC News Now. During the interview, Rep. Huizenga emphasized the impact the closure is having on families who have been unable to reunite for more than 16 months and the significant economic impact the closure is having on Michigan as well as Canada. While vaccinated Canadians are now permitted to ent...

Huizenga, Higgins, and Castor Lead over 70 Members of Congress in Bipartisan Call for President Biden to Reopen U.S. Canada Border, Reestablish Travel Between US and UK

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Brian Higgins (D-NY), and Kathy Castor (D-FL) are leading a bipartisan push encouraging the Biden Administration to take steps to safely reopen international travel to the United States. In a letter to President Biden, signed by 75 members of the House of Representatives, Congressional leaders lay out action items including reopening the land borde...

Huizenga Statement on Looming Closure of Holland Coast Guard Station

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the looming closure of the Holland Coast Guard Station. “The U.S. Coast Guard has notified my office that it intends to close its seasonal station in Holland on Lake Macatawa in fiscal year 2022. This means the station would close permanently this Labor Day. The Coast Guard believes they can adequately respond to a...

Preserving Hyde Saves Lives and Protects Taxpayers: Democrats Deny Huizenga Request to Bring "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" Up For a Vote

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) officially requested that Speaker Pelosi and the Democrat Majority bring the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. This legislation would codify into law what is known as the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment, which has garnered bipartisan support for more than 40 years, prevents taxpayer do...

Huizenga talks looming Biden/Pelosi National Guard cuts on Fox News

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On Thursday, Congressman Bill Huizenga and Congressman Jack Bergman joined Fox News' Fox & Friends First to discuss looming cuts to National Guard training and preparedness. Instead of properly funding the Guard, earlier this year Speaker Pelosi moved a partisan bill that garnered no Republican support and even the Democrat controlled Senate has not acted on it. Meanwhile, reports indicate the Gua...

Huizenga discusses reopening the US Canadian Border on "Power & Politics"

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On Friday, Congressman Huizenga joined CBC's "Power & Politics" to discuss the border between the United States and Canada. Rep. Huizenga has been out front on the issue calling for science based policymaking and both sides to lay out clear markers or a road map to reopening travel between the US and Canada. Learn more by watching Congressman Huizenga's interview below.

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