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Huizenga Votes “No” on Impeachment

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against the second impeachment of President Donald Trump. “After examining the Article of Impeachment put forward by House Democrats, I do not believe their evidence rises to the constitutional threshold of high crimes and misdemeanors,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “What took place on January 6th was a trage... Read More »

Detroit News: Inside House chamber: Gas masks, barricades, an 'I love you' text

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From inside the U.S. House chamber, a loud banging rang out from the locked doors. Police officers at the main entrance pulled their batons from their belts and wedged their boots against the bottom of the central doors. That's when U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga knew trouble had arrived. The Holland Republican was sitting in the back row of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon when l... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on Brandon Road, Protecting the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga, who serves as Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force in the U.S. House of Representatives, released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced an agreement to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp by providing early phase funding for the Brandon Road Lock and Dam... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on the Storming of the U.S. Capitol

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the events that took place at the United States Capitol. Today’s events serve as a stark reminder that we have lost the notion of civility. This isn’t how we resolve our differences in America and this isn’t the West Michigan way. There is a big difference between a peaceful protest and storming the Capitol Build... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump Signing Legislation to Protect & Restore the Great Lakes, Extend GLRI

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga, who serves as co-chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after President Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law that will protect, preserve, and strengthen the Great Lakes for an additional five years. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 will reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) until ... Read More »

Huizenga Celebrates Completion of $6.6 Million Great Lakes Restoration Project in Muskegon, $2.9 Million Project in Detroit

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after the EPA announced the completion of a $6.6 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Project in Muskegon as well as the completion of a $2.9 million project on the Detroit Riverwalk. The Ryerson Creek Outfall is a 12-acre site located on the shores of Muskegon Lake that ha... Read More »

Huizenga Discusses Supporting Troops, American Families, and Fiscal Responsibility

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke in a Facebook Live conversation with constituents across West Michigan to explain his support for our men and women in uniform. In the live video, Congressman Huizenga also explains why he did not support an additional $464 billion in COVID relief because he believes those dollars should be offset by reductions in federal spending. The video is embedded bel... Read More »

Huizenga, Kildee Lead Bipartisan Letter in Support of Michigan Blueberry Growers and Fair Trade

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) sent a bipartisan letter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) Chairman Jason Kearns on behalf of hardworking Michigan blueberry growers and their families. Currently, the ITC is conducting a section 201 investigation regarding the importation of blueberries into the United States. If the ITC concludes that incre... Read More »

Huizenga Backs COVID-19 Relief Package for West Michigan, Calls for Speaker Pelosi to be held Accountable for Pandemic Politicking

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package to help West Michigan families and small businesses. “Tonight’s long-awaited agreement provides critical aid to working families and small businesses here in West Michigan and across the nation. Specifically, this agreement extends the Paycheck Protection P... Read More »

Huizenga Applauds Senate Passing Critical Legislation to Renew and Strengthen Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed legislation to reauthorize and strengthen the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019, which Congressman Huizenga helped champion through the House in February, will reauthorize the Great Lakes Restorat... Read More »

Huizenga Telephone Town Hall Audio on Election Integrity

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Last night, Congressman Huizenga hosted a telephone town hall with thousands of constituents across West Michigan. The focus of the conversation was election integrity surrounding the results of the 2020 election and how West Michigan and our nation move forward. Joining Representative Huizenga on the call were Kent County Clerk Lisa Posthumus Lyons and Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck. Audio of... Read More »

Huizenga’s Effort Helps Open Over a $1 Million Export Market for Michigan Cherry Growers

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga issued the following statement announcing the exemption of a 15% tariff on U.S. tart cherry juice exports to Taiwan. The removal of this 15% tax will create more opportunity and provide significantly greater market access for both Michigan cherry growers and processors. “Michigan farmers and growers produce some of the highest quality fruits, vegetables, and specia... Read More »

Huizenga Joins Amicus Brief Regarding the 2020 Presidential Election

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined over 100 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in signing an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit filed by the State of Texas over the 2020 presidential election. A copy of the brief is available on the U.S. Supreme Court website here. Following the submission, Congressman Huizenga discussed why he joined the amicus brief in a live video. The Facebo... Read More »

Huizenga Supported Legislation to Protect Great Lakes from Asian Carp, Address Erosion Passes House

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Yesterday, the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This bipartisan legislation prioritizes the health, ecology, and economy of the Great Lakes. WRDA includes the authorization for construction of the barrier at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam system to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Additionally this legislation takes steps to mitigate erosion and improve coas... Read More »

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