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Huizenga’s Effort Helps Open Over a $1 Million Export Market for Michigan Cherry Growers

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga issued the following statement announcing the exemption of a 15% tariff on U.S. tart cherry juice exports to Taiwan. The removal of this 15% tax will create more opportunity and provide significantly greater market access for both Michigan cherry growers and processors. “Michigan farmers and growers produce some of the highest quality fruits, vegetables, and specia... Read more »

Huizenga Joins Amicus Brief Regarding the 2020 Presidential Election

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga joined over 100 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in signing an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit filed by the State of Texas over the 2020 presidential election. A copy of the brief is available on the U.S. Supreme Court website here. Following the submission, Congressman Huizenga discussed why he joined the amicus brief in a live video. The Facebo... Read more »

Huizenga Supported Legislation to Protect Great Lakes from Asian Carp, Address Erosion Passes House

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Yesterday, the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This bipartisan legislation prioritizes the health, ecology, and economy of the Great Lakes. WRDA includes the authorization for construction of the barrier at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam system to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. Additionally this legislation takes steps to mitigate erosion and improve coas... Read more »

Huizenga Backed Bill to Protect Great Lakes, Preserve Environmentally Sensitive Areas Passes House

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Last night, the House unanimously passed S. 1342, the Great Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act. This bipartisan legislation is designed to modernize the environmental sensitivity index maps for the Great Lakes region, which haven’t been updated in over 20 years. These maps are critical to respond to a natural disaster, restore habitat, and protect infrastructure, homes, and public lands imp... Read more »

Huizenga Introduces New Legislation to Block Tax Increase on Michigan Seniors, Pensioners, College Savers, First-Time Homebuyers, and Everyday Investors

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican leader of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee and Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced new legislation to protect middle class investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. The Protect... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the United States Senate voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court: Congratulations to Amy Coney Barrett on being confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice Barrett is a highly skilled jurist who understands it is not the role of a judge to make law. Justice Barrett will interpret the Consti... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the passing of Peter Secchia

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Peter Secchia loved his family, his country, and his community. From his time in the Marine Corps to being our nation’s Ambassador to Italy, Peter served our country with distinction. Here in West Michigan, his impact has been enormous. Peter turned a small business into a successful company, played a critical role in securing Michigan State’s Medical School in Grand Rapids, and led the effort to... Read more »

Huizenga Statement Confirming Positive COVID-19 PCR Test

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Today, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement confirming the results of his PCR test confirming that he is positive for the coronavirus. Quick update: I have received my results from the PCR test confirming that I am positive for COVID-19. I will continue... Posted by Rep. Bill Huizenga on Thursday, October 15, 2020 Read more »

Huizenga announces positive COVID-19 result via rapid test

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Earlier today, Congressman Huizenga announced he was self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. Earlier today, I was expected to appear with the Vice President. While taking part in offsite testing protocols, I took a rapid test that came back positive for COVID-19. I am awaiting the results of a PCR test and I am self isolating until I have confirmed results. — Rep. Bill Huizenga (@RepHu... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on FBI Stopping A Plot to Kidnap Governor Whitmer

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after it was announced federal agents had uncovered and foiled a plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer. Thank you to the men and women of the FBI who thwarted the alleged plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer. This is an... Posted by Rep. Bill Huizenga on Thursday, October 8, 2020 Read more »

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