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Nearly 1,000 Hope students impacted by Whitmer budget cuts

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HOLLAND — Cuts to the state budget from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could cost Hope College students nearly $2 million. Whitmer used a line-item veto to eliminate the Michigan Tuition Grant and reduced the maximum amount of money available to private college students in the Michigan Competitive Scholarship. The Michigan Tuition Grant provides funding — up to $2,400 per year — for students to attend one ... Read More »

Huizenga Presents Jenison Student with the Congressional Award Bronze Medal

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga presented Jenison High School senior, Tej Kothari, with the Congressional Award Bronze Medal. The Congressional Award is the highest honor Congress can bestow upon young people across the nation. In order to be considered and recognized for a Congressional Award, a student must meet goals and objectives in four key areas: voluntary public service, personal deve... Read More »

ADVISORY: Huizenga to Keynote Great Lakes Symposium at Central Michigan University on Friday

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, will be the keynote speaker at the 6th annual Science in Action Symposium at Central Michigan University. The symposium will focus on the success of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) as well as renewed efforts by Congress to continue to fund the initiative. The event is being hosted by Central Michigan Univer... Read More »

Huizenga Discusses GM/UAW Negotiations, USMCA on Fox Business

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined Varney and Co. on Fox Business to discuss the ongoing negotiations between the UAW and GM, its impact on the economy, and the USMCA. Below is the video of the interview as well as key quotes from Congressman Huizenga. On whether the federal government should get involved: No, I don’t think that should be the case. I believe that this is a private sec... Read More »

Huizenga Staff Mobile Office Hours Schedule for October

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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 to Hold Office Hours in Grand Haven on Wednesday

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On Wednesday, October 2nd Congressman Bill Huizenga will be meeting with constituents at his Grand Haven Office from 10:30 AM - 12:00 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 Touts New Workforce Skills Training Program at Tyson Facility in Zeeland

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke about the launch of the Upward Academy at Tyson’s processing facility in Zeeland. This is the 50th launch of the workforce training program across the nation. The program will help employees move past entry level positions by equipping them with additional skills to advance their career. Congressman Huizenga’s remarks and video of his speech are avail... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on Speaker Pelosi Launching an Impeachment Inquiry

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry. “I believe the IG report should be made available to both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees and I look forward to reviewing the transcript of President Trump’s call with the President of Ukraine,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. ... Read More »

Happy Sesquicentennial! Huizenga Marks the 150th Anniversary of Spring Lake

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to mark the village of Spring Lake’s 150th Anniversary. Video of Congressman Huizenga’s speech as well as a copy of his remarks are available below. Congressman Bill Huizenga Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the village of Spring Lake and its 150th Birthday. This past weekend, friends and reside... Read More »

Huizenga Announces Grant to Reduce Infant Mortality, Improve Outcomes, & Help Families in Kent County

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), released the following statement after the Health and Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the awarding of a $1,092,899 grant to Spectrum Health for its Strong Beginnings Program. Strong Beginnings is a collaboration of Kent County organizations and agencies dedicated to improving maternal-child health and eliminating racial and ethnic di... Read More »

Huizenga Announces Grant to Protect Great Lakes Watershed

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The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council has been awarded a $190,000 grant to protect the Macatawa Watershed. The grant will be used by the council for a project that will encourage prolonged use to cover crops and increase installation of grassed waterways. It was announced by Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, on Monday. “This grant also highlights the impact and the importance the Great Lakes Restora... Read More »

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 »

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