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Huizenga, Upton Encourage Army Corps to Dredge Holland Harbor

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06) issued the following joint statement after writing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss their concern over the lack of funding for dredging Holland Harbor in the FY 2020 Budget. “The Holland Harbor serves as a major regional port on the Great Lakes, generating nearly $68 million in business and supporting over 400 j... Read more »

Huizenga Celebrates the Service, Leadership, and Impact of GVSU President Thomas J. Haas

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Tags: Education

This morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) honored outgoing Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas on the floor of the U.S. House. During the speech, Huizenga recognized the growth of GVSU under President Haas’ leadership, Haas’ relationship with students, and his impact on West Michigan. Congressman Huizenga: Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the career of a friend, pu... Read more »

Huizenga Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Grand Haven American Legion Post, Celebrates West Michigan’s History of Service

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga marked the 100th Anniversary of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven. Huizenga specifically highlights the history of Post 28 and its continuing engagement in the community and support for West Michigan veterans. During his speech, Huizenga also focuses on the important role West Michigan has played in WWI and WWII, specifically highlightin... Read more »

Huizenga Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy in marking the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. Rep. Huizenga and his colleagues attended a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Omaha Beach with D-Day veterans and their families, active duty members of the mil... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Final Army Corps Report for Protecting the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement on the Army Corps of Engineers issuing the final Chief's Report on the Brandon Road Lock and Dam. Brandon Road is the established and determined pinch point for stopping Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes and decimating the ecosystem. "With the recent discovery of Asian carp DNA wi... Read more »

ADVISORY: Huizenga to Hold Open Constituent Hours in Holland on Tuesday

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On Tuesday morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga will be holding mobile office hours for constituents in Holland at Holland City Hall from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. This event is specifically designed for Second District residents who have questions regarding federal policy or are having trouble with a federal agency. So far this year, Congressman Huizenga has held open constituent/coffee hours in Baldwin,... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Elimination of Steel Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) issued the following statement in response to the agreement made between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum. “The elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is welcome news and a very positive step that will have a significant impact on Michigan. As Chair of the Canada-United State... Read more »

West Ottawa High School Student Wins 2019 Congressional Art Competition

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On Saturday, Congressman Bill Huizenga announced Megan Johnson, a junior at West Ottawa High School, as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Michigan’s Second Congressional District. Megan’s piece entitled, "The Hand is Home" will now be placed on display in the U.S. Capitol for the next year so thousands of people can view it when they visit the Capitol Building. Megan will al... Read more »

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