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Huizenga Statement on the Mueller Report

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"I am glad to see the Mueller Report has been released," said Congressman Huizenga. "I believe that transparency is crucial and that the steps taken to limit redactions as well as the President’s decision to not utilize executive privilege are very positive developments. With the report now public, I think everyone, especially Congress, needs to take a collective deep breath. For two years, some M... Read more »

Huizenga Questions Top U.S. Bank CEOs on Protecting Taxpayers from Bailouts and Brexit, Applauds Investments in Detroit

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Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), who serves as Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, questioned the CEO’s from Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Citi Group, Bank of New York Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and State Street Corporation about their capitalization, protecting taxpayers from another bailout, and what impac... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump & Great Lakes Funding

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after President Trump announced his support for fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. "The Great Lakes are vital to our economy and to our way of life here in Michigan. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has been instrumental in protecting the Great Lakes, preservi... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Attorney General Barr's Summary of the Mueller Report

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement in response to Attorney General William Barr's principal summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation: "Since the 2016 election, some have sought to rewrite history because they couldn’t believe or accept the outcome. For nearly two years, investigators with an enormous range of powers scoured for any lin... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Trump Budget and the Great Lakes

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"It is vital that protecting and preserving the Great Lakes remains a national priority," said Congressman Huizenga. "While there are several improvements in the President’s budget proposal from last year, it fails to properly fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). This critical program has helped clean up legacy pollution, restore habitat, and prevent the spread of invasive species. ... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed on National Emergency Vote

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When President Trump announced his National Emergency declaration in early February I urged caution. Even though I still believe Congress should be the lead actor on funding border security, after reviewing the details of the President’s declaration, it seems he is acting in a legal manner. Additionally, after reviewing the declaration and proposed funding sources, I do not have significant concer... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on EPA PFAS Action Plan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcing its Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan: “Today’s announcement by the EPA is an important first step in putting together a comprehensive approach to protecting drinking water, enhancing PFA... Read more »

Huizenga Votes No on FY 2019 Spending Package

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting no on the 2019 appropriations package. "Earlier this week, I met with agents from the National Border Patrol Council and asked them: 'how can we improve security at both our northern and southern borders?' We proceeded to have an insightful conversation about improving our technological capabilities as well as... Read more »

Huizenga on Forest Service Rule Delay: Local Communities Must Be Heard

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Forest Service announced it was delaying implementation of their rule to prohibit the possession of alcoholic beverages on portions of the AuSable, Manistee, and Pine National Wild and Scenic Rivers. ‪"While the federal government has a responsibility to manage the Huron Manistee National Forests, it is... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman John Dingell

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Michigan Congressman John Dingell. ‪I am deeply saddened to learn of John Dingell’s passing. John was a fierce advocate for Michigan and a titan of the House who worked with a servant’s heart. While there were areas where we disagreed I had no doubt that John’s passion and positions were wel... Read more »

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