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Huizenga Fights For Farmers, Calls for Federal Agencies to Hold Hearing in West Michigan

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Commerce hold a field hearing in West Michigan to hear directly from area farmers, growers, and producers, who are being negatively impacted by unsavory foreign trade practic... Read More »

Huizenga Leads Bipartisan Effort Requesting Army Corps Prioritize Funding for Asian Carp Initiatives, Soo Locks, & Erosion Mitigation

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan effort with 40 of his colleagues emphasizing the importance of infrastructure projects across the Great Lakes region. Specifically, in a letter to RD James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the bipartisan coalition outlined efforts to prevent Asian carp from entering th... Read More »

Huizenga, Upton, Bergman meet with FEMA & Army Corps Officials, Call for Action on Great Lakes Erosion

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Fred Upton (MI-06) Jack Bergman (MI-01) released the following statement after meeting on Friday with representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Detroit District about rising lake levels and erosion along the Great Lakes shoreline. “On Friday, we had a productive discussion with the Army Corps and representatives from F... Read More »

Huizenga Backs PFAS Legislation to Protect West Michigan Drinking Water, Environment

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 535 – the PFAS Action Act. “West Michigan has seen first-hand the negative impact PFAS can have on drinking water as well as the environment,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “While I don’t agree with every facet of this bill, the science beh... Read More »

Huizenga, Upton Advocate for US Army Corps to Dredge Holland Harbor

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06) sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers advocating and encouraging the Corps to include Holland Harbor in the 2020 work plan. In the letter the Congressmen discuss the significance and economic importance of Holland Harbor as well as how Congress approved funding above the expected level for dredging and infrastructur... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on Non-Binding War Powers Vote

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against the unenforceable and non-binding H. Con. Res. 83 – War Powers Resolution, “While a potential escalation with Iran should be taken very seriously, the non-binding show vote put forward by Speaker Pelosi and Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin has no enforcement and looks more like a political statement than any... Read More »

Huizenga Statement on Killing of Iranian Terrorist Leader

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the terrorist organization known as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force. For years Iran has killed American troops and conducted terror operations throughout the Middle East and beyond. The actions taken by the Administration demonstrate that the United S... Read More »

Huizenga Speaks and Votes in Support of Michigan Workers, Job Creation, and the USMCA

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Today, Congressman Huizenga (MI-02) voted in favor of the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 385 to 41. Prior to the vote, Congressman Huizenga spoke on the House floor discussing the impact of the USMCA on West Michigan, manufacturing, agriculture, and our nation. Congressman Bill Huizenga: I rise today in st... Read More »

Huizenga Votes Against the Partisan Impeachment of President Trump

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), released the following statement after voting against a partisan attempt to remove the duly elected President of the United States. “Impeachment is one of the most consequential actions the House of Representatives can take,” said Congressman Huizenga. “Throughout this process, Speaker Pelosi and the Democrat Majority have broken historic bipartisan stan... Read More »

Huizenga: Lowering the Cost of Prescription Drugs Should Be A Bipartisan Endeavor

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding his desire to lower prescription drug costs: “Lowering the cost of prescription drugs for seniors, families, and patients across West Michigan should be a bipartisan endeavor. Instead, the Speaker and the Democrat majority chose not to work with Republicans and ram through a very partisan messaging bill that has no... Read More »

Huizenga Supports Higher Pay, Better Benefits for our Military & Defends West Michigan Jobs in Bipartisan Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The National Defense Authorization Act improves our military readiness, invests in the development of emerging technologies, and provides the resources necessary to counter threats from our adversaries. Additionally, this bipartisan bill priori... Read More »

The USMCA Trade Deal is a Win for Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Democrat Leadership announced it would join Republicans and President Trump in supporting the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. “Today’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the USMCA is good news for Michigan manufacturers, agriculture, and more importantly our workers. For the past year,... Read More »

House Passes Huizenga Amended Legislation to Protect Great Lakes Communities from Erosion

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke on the House floor after introducing an amendment to H.R. 729, the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act. H.R. 729 creates a “Living Shoreline Grant Program” which authorizes $50 million per year from Fiscal Year 2020-2025 for grants to state and local governments, Indian tribes, and nonprofit groups for projects to protect and restore s... Read More »

House passes Huizenga's Bill to Help Victims of Fraud

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Bipartisan fraud-protection legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) this week received approval from the U.S. House of Representatives in a 314-95 vote. The House on Nov. 18 approved the Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, H.R. 4344, which Rep. Huizenga cosponsored in September with bill sponsor U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-UT) to help the Securities and Exchange Com... Read More »

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