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Huizenga, Upton Secure Dredging Funding For Holland Harbor

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06) issued the following statements after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released their updated FY20 Work Plan that included funding for dredging Holland Harbor that was originally excluded from the FY20 budget. “This is great news for Holland, Ottawa County, and West Michigan,” said Huizenga. “In 2018, over $117 million... Read more »

President Trump Joins Huizenga, Bipartisan Effort To Protect and Preserve the Great Lakes

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) issued the following statement after President Trump’s FY 2021 budget was released showing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) fully funded at $320 million: “In this budget the President demonstrated his commitment to Michigan and the entire Great Lakes region by fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative,” said Congressman Huizenga, Co-... Read more »

Huizenga, Dingell, Joyce, and Kaptur Champion House Passage of Expansion and Renewal of The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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Last night, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), David Joyce (R-OH), and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), released the following statements applauding House passage of the bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 which reauthorizes and expands funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The GLRI Act of 2019 p... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Senate Vote to Acquit President Trump

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the United States Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump: “For years, Democrats have pursued the most partisan impeachment in our nation’s history. By acquitting President Trump on both of these flawed Articles of Impeachment, the Senate delivered the outcome virtually everyone expected. House Democrats now h... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “Unemployment is at its lowest point in fifty years, wages are rising for all skill levels, and 60,000 Michiganders have been lifted out of poverty because of President Trump’s pro-growth agenda,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “By renegotiating trade deals... Read more »

Growing Support: Bergman & Moolenaar Join Huizenga in Calling for Washington to Hold Field Hearing with Asparagus, Blueberry, and Cherry Growers in Michigan

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On Friday, U.S. Representatives Jack Bergman (MI-01) and John Moolenaar (MI-04) joined Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) in calling for the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Department of Agriculture, and Department of Commerce to hold a field hearing in Michigan to hear directly from specialty crop growers, producers, and farmers. Michigan is unique in the fact that it is able to grow a ... Read more »

Huizenga: The USMCA will strengthen Economic Opportunity and Job Creation in Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after President Trump officially signed the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement: “Modernizing our trade relationship with Mexico and Canada is vital to Michigan’s economy, said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Estimates show that 65% of Michigan’s exports head to either Mexico or Canada. The USMCA creates new oppo... Read more »

Huizenga Announces Hiring of Todd Whiteman for District Director Position

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced that Todd Whiteman has officially joined Rep. Huizenga’s staff as District Director. Prior to joining the Congressman’s office, Todd served as the Executive Director of the Disability Network Lakeshore for the past eight and a half years. Additionally, Todd served two terms as a member of the Holland City Council from 2009-2017 and was an active m... Read more »

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 »

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