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Huizenga: We Need Less Politics and More Solutions

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting no on H. Res 489, a political messaging resolution that accomplishes nothing. "America needs less politics and more solutions. In my view, the past six months in the House have been more about scoring political points and performing political theatre than solving problems. I view this resolution as a continuatio... Read more »

Huizenga: We are Better Than This, Let’s Start Showing It

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the President’s comments about members of Congress over the weekend. “I strongly disagree with what the President said in a series of tweets over the weekend,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Every duly elected official needs to lead by example, end the personal character assassination attacks, and focus on findin... Read more »

Huizenga: This Defense Bill Hurts West Michigan, Fails to Properly Support Our Troops and Defend Our Nation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against a highly partisan defense bill that fails to properly supply our troops, inadequately defends our nation, and negatively impacts West Michigan manufacturing. “For nearly 60 years, Republicans and Democrats have been able to put political differences aside and come together to support our men and women in... Read more »

Huizenga Votes in Support of 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Legislation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 1327 the Never Forgot the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act: “On September 11th we said we would never forget. Today, I voted to make sure we do not. This bipartisan legislation ensures that both first respon... Read more »

Results: House Passes 3 Huizenga-led Bills to Strengthen Capital Markets, Protect Investors

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Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed three bipartisan bills from Congressman Bill Huizenga to strengthen capital markets, provide greater opportunities for investors, and enhance whistleblower protections for employees who report illegal behavior in an effort to prevent crony capitalism. Below are brief summaries of each measure that passed the House with quotes from Congressman Hu... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Supreme Court Gerrymandering Decision

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in Rucho v. Common Cause and its impact on legislative boundaries in Michigan. “The decision by the Supreme Court is the correct one,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “I have consistently said that the courts should not be in the business of determining legislative boundaries. T... Read more »

Huizenga Supports Bipartisan Humanitarian Aid Package for Our Southern Border

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in support of the bipartisan humanitarian aid package for our nation’s southern border. “This bipartisan package will deliver meaningful resources to children and families in need as well as those tasked with caring individuals along our southern border. Additionally this legislation gives the flexibility necess... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis Along Our Nation's Southern Border

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement on the humanitarian crisis along the southern border: "House Republicans have tried to take action 18 times to provide humanitarian assistance and address the crisis on our southern border. Every one of these attempts has been either blocked or rejected by House Democrats. Finally, nearly two months after the President’s f... Read more »

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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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 »

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