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Huizenga leads Bipartisan Letter to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Protecting Michigan Shorelines

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan letter to the Commanding General of the Army Corps of Engineers about the imminent threat Michigan residents are facing along the shores of the Great Lakes due to high water levels and erosion. The letter reinforces the need to streamline the permitting process at both the state and federal level to ... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Impeachment Inquiry

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding the Democrats’ partisan impeachment endeavor: “Nancy Pelosi’s closed-door impeachment inquiry has poisoned the well of impartiality, undermined the bedrock principle of due process, and eroded any hope of transparency in the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Adding... Read more »

Michigan Representatives Urge Speaker Pelosi to Make Impeachment Inquiry More Transparent

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Tim Walberg (MI-07), Jack Bergman (MI-01), John Moolenaar (MI-04), Fred Upton (MI-06) and Paul Mitchell (MI-10) sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to bring more transparency to the closed-door impeachment proceedings. The letter comes in advance of a scheduled House vote on H.Res. 660, which continues the secretive process and falls ... Read more »

Schiff Continues to Deny Huizenga, West Michigan Access to the Facts

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On October 22nd, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) sent a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff requesting access to view the transcript of Ambassador Kurt Volker’s testimony. Today, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement to address Chairman Schiff’s stonewalling. “Ambassador Volker’s testimony is not classified information,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “It... Read more »

Huizenga Votes to Support Responsible Great Lakes Infrastructure, Protect Taxpayers

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after voting in favor of legislation to ensure fees collected in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are utilized for their intended purpose. H.R. 2240, permits revenue collected in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to be allocated more effectively for water infrastructure projects ac... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Death of ISIS Leader

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after President Trump announced the successful U.S. operation to eliminate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS. "Removing al Baghdadi from the battlefield is a victory for the United States and freedom loving people across the globe," said Congressman Huizenga. "By eliminating the leader of ISIS, it shows that terrorists can r... Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Confirms to Rep. Huizenga that Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency must Receive U.S. Approval to move forward

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Today, when asked by Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Facebook Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress that if the Libra Association did not get U.S. regulatory approval before launching Libra, Facebook would be forced to leave the association. This exchange solidifies that Libra must get approval from U.S. regulators before its launch. The video and transcript of Congressma... Read more »

Huizenga Congratulates Holland and Grand Haven Schools on Receiving National Blue Ribbon Recognition

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga congratulated Lakewood Elementary School in Holland, Eagle Crest Charter Academy in Holland, and Peach Plains Elementary School in Grand Haven for being recognized by the Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools. Below is the video of Congressman Huizenga speaking on the House floor, as well as the text of his remarks. Congressman Bill Huizenga:... Read more »

Huizenga: The Protection and Preservation of the Great Lakes needs to be a National Priority

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new 5-year action plan for the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has played an important and critical role in preserving and protecting the Great Lakes,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force. “The announcement of the GL... Read more »

Huizenga: The Trump Administration Should Reconsider its Position on Refugee Resettlement

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) sent a letter, with 16 of his Republican colleagues, to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding the need for the United States to continue to open its doors to refugees displaced by conflict and facing religious persecution. The letter is in response to the Trump Administration recently announcing its plan to reduce the number of refugees admitted to t... Read more »

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