Today, as part of Computer Science Education Week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) met with Ethan Visscher to congratulate the Zeeland East High School student on winning the 2018 Second District Congressional App Challenge. Ethan’s app, “Right on Red,” received the highest scores from a panel of local judges who are experts in the technology field. “Right on Red” is a game in which the user is directing a car with only one control. When the car is the color red, it can only turn right. While ...
Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the House passed S. 140, the Frank Lobiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act. This bipartisan legislation takes commonsense steps to safeguard the Great Lakes, minimize the threat posed by invasive species, and increase economic opportunity. “This bipartisan legislation continues to make the Great Lakes a national priority while also taking important steps to preserve and protect the Lakes for future generations. Specif...
Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after joining officials from the Environmental Protect Agency (EPA), the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), and the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission (WMSRDC) to tour the successful clean up of the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township and discuss the importance of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. "The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative continues to play a vital role...
This past week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) was recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business as a “Guardian of Small Business” based on his voting record in support of pro-growth measures that boost job creation, reduce regulatory red tape, and lower health care costs. The NFIB is the nation’s leading small business association. After receiving the award Congressman Huizenga released the following statement. "I am honored to receive this recognition from the NFIB,” said Co...
Press ReleasesHuizenga Statement on U.S., Canada, Mexico Trade Agreement October 1, 2018
Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after it was announced Canada has agreed to join the newly revised trade agreement between Mexico and the United States, As Co-Chair of the US-Canada IPG and Great Lakes Task Force, I am encouraged to see a modernized trade agreement reached between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. We are stronger trade partners when we work together and I look forward to reviewing this new agreement.
Yesterday, more than 1500 students graduated from Grand Valley State University! Congratulations to each and every one of you and I wish you continued success here in West Michigan or wherever your next steps take you!
This week, I had the opportunity to surprise and congratulate Ethan, a student at Zeeland East High School on winning the 2018 Congressional App Challenge. By creating “Right on Red,” Ethan has provided a wonderful example of how students across West Michigan can combine what they have learned in the classroom with their ideas to design a unique app of their own creation. To learn more about Ethan’s app and The Congressional App Challenge, click here: https://huizenga.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398778
Today we remember the lives lost during the attack on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago. In doing so, we must also remember the courage and strength that unified our nation and helped us win WWII and forever change the future.
This week, the President signed bipartisan legislation into law to protect the Great Lakes and strengthen the U.S. Coast Guard. S. 140 helps prevent the spread of invasive species by clarifying how ballast water will be regulated and monitored on the Great Lakes. This legislation will also create a new Coast Guard-led research, training, and response center that will help preserve and protect the Great Lakes. Lastly, this bipartisan measure will provide a new ice breaker on the Great Lakes to help maintain year-round shipping, commerce, and navigation. To learn more about how this will positively impact the Great Lakes click here: https://huizenga.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398775