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Huizenga Votes “No” on Contempt Resolution

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against Nancy Pelosi’s contempt of congress resolution. “Although I do believe Congress has the authority to conduct oversight to secure needed information in order to legislate, I do not support or believe in the legitimacy of how this particular commission was formed and is currently operating. I am very conce...

Huizenga Cosponsors Multiple Bills to Block IRS From Snooping on Private Financial Data of Americans

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced he has cosponsored two separate pieces of legislation designed to stop the IRS from gaining access to the private financial data of law-abiding Americans. “The Biden Administration’s desire to empower the IRS to collect more data on the private lives and spending habits of Americans should be rejected,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “The IRS has...

Huizenga Statement on Developing Kidnapping Situation in Haiti

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti. “It’s a sad day for West Michigan. It appears that individuals from West Michigan have been kidnapped while serving on a mission trip in Haiti. My office is working in cooperation and consultation with the State Department and the Biden Administration to secure the ...

Huizenga Statement on the passing of former Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after learning of the passing of his friend and former colleague, Congressman Dan Benishek. "Dan Benishek was a man who cared about his community, state and country. He was a cheerful advocate who fought with passion for common sense UP values. I am proud to call Dr. Dan a friend & he will be deeply missed. My heart goes out to ...

Huizenga Statement on US/Canada/Mexico Land Border Entry Announcement

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the United States-Canada Inter-Parliamentary Group, released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced changes to land border entry to the United States from Canada and Mexico. “The United States has not had control of its borders for the entire Biden Presidency,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “ For over a ye...

Huizenga Votes "No" on Democrat Plan to "Deem and Pass" $480 Billion Debt Limit Increase

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga voted against the Democrat proposal to "deem and pass" a $480 billion increase in the debt limit. Democrats played procedural games trying to avoid an up or down vote on increasing the debt limit through a rule vote. Making matters worse, nearly 200 members of congress did not even bother to show up in person to vote. Instead they voted by "proxy." Following h...

Huizenga Introduces Bill to Reform the PCAOB, Shrink Bureaucracy, and Save Money

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Subcommittee, announced the introduction of the Streamlining Public Company Accounting Oversight Act. This bill amends Sarbanes-Oxley by moving the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) under the authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of ...

Huizenga Fights for West Michigan Students, Advocates for Schools to Receive Balanced COVID Relief Funding

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona asking for the Department of Education to allow Michigan’s proposal for distributing federal covid relief funds to school districts. Under the State of Michigan proposal, schools that received less than $1,093 per pupil in ESSER Funding would receive a larger equalization payment. Many schools in West ...

Huizenga, Lawmakers Send Letter to DOJ Demanding Investigation Into Potential Illegal Fetal Tissue Research

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined his House and Senate Colleagues in sending a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, and National Institute of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins requesting a complete investigation into the University of Pittsburgh's abortion procedures and research. A report recently released by the NIH s...

Huizenga Statement on US-Canada Border Restriction Extension

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced it was extending border restrictions over land between the United States and Canada for a stunning 18th consecutive month. “President Biden continues to fail the communities across Michigan and the northern border states that rely on tourism dollars from Canadians to support small busi...

Huizenga Announces Introduction of Bipartisan Small Farm to School Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Small Farm to School Act. This bipartisan bill was introduced with Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-NY). The Small Farm to School Act launches a pilot program to incentivize partnerships between small farms and local schools with the goal of providing students with nutritious, locally grown food. “The Small Farm to School Act ...

Huizenga Submits GRUB Act as Amendment to Annual Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced he and Seth Moulton (D-MA) submitted the GRUB Act as an amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The GRUB Act is Congressman Huizenga and Congressman Moulton’s bipartisan legislative response to the National Guard being provided unsafe food and having to pay for their own meals while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. “Members ...

No Spying: Huizenga Calls on IRS, Biden Administration to Abandon $600 Transaction Requirement

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined more than 140 legislators in sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig to express his concern with a recent IRS data collection proposal that will increase tax information reporting requirements on financial institutions. Specifically, this radical proposal would require financi...

VIDEO: Huizenga Statement on September 11th

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined members of the American Legion and their families at the Charles A. Conklin Legion Post in Grand Haven tp honor and remember the lives lost from the attacks on September 11th, 2001. Following the ceremony, Congressman Huizenga shared his thoughts on the 20 years that have passed since these horrific attacks took place and discussed the importance of teaching...

Huizenga Statement on President Biden's Executive Order to Enact Mandatory Vaccinations

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to enact forced vaccinations. “By mandating forced vaccinations through executive order, President Biden is exceeding his authority under the Constitution. Additionally, I do not believe the President has any power to order private companies to take this action. Lastly, the Administration...

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