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Huizenga Announces $8 Million in Federal Grants to Help Residents in Lake, Mason, Muskegon and Oceana Counties

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced two community mental health providers were awarded a total of $8 million in federal grants from the Department of Health and Human Services. These grants will be used to expand and improve resources for residents as well as strengthen mental and behavioral services across West Michigan. HealthWest, which is a based in Muskegon and serves Muskegon ... Read more »

Huizenga to hold Telephone Town Hall Thursday

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On Thursday, April 30th, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion with West Michigan residents at 9:00 AM. Congressman Huizenga will begin the call by providing an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, the HEROES Act, and the Patriot Bonus. Following those remarks, Rep. Huizenga will answer questions from constituents across the Second Congressional District. Appro... Read more »

Huizenga Supports Relief for West Michigan Small Businesses, Calls on Congress to Pass HEROES Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke on the House floor in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. This bipartisan measure which will support small business, increase testing, and provide additional funding to hospitals passed the House by a vote of 388 to 5 with one member voting present. During his remarks, Rep. Huizenga also called Congress to act o... Read more »

Huizenga to Hold Telephone Town Hall Discussion Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion regarding the latest action taken by Congress to address the Coronavirus. Congressman Huizenga will begin the call by providing an update on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act and how it will provide relief to small businesses, increase testing, and support hospitals treating patients impact... Read more »

Huizenga Announces Federal Education Grants For West Michigan Students, Colleges, and Universities via CARES Act

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced that students, colleges, and universities will receive federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The CARES Act provided nearly $14 billion to support postsecondary education students and institutions. Colleges and universities are required to utilize the $6.28 billion made available today to provide cash grants to students for expe... Read more »

Huizenga Stands Up For Oceana County Growers and Families

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting the USDA purchase an increased amount of Michigan grown asparagus. In the letter, Huizenga discusses how having the USDA announce a significant bonus purchase by May will improve food security for Americans relying on enhanced school lunch programs, food banks, and senior meal programs whil... Read more »

Huizenga to Hold Telephone Town Hall Discussion with West Michigan Residents Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion on the coronavirus with residents from across West Michigan. Congressman Huizenga will begin the call by providing an update on the latest developments related to the coronavirus. Rep. Huizenga will then take questions from constituents across the Second Congressional District. Approximately 40,000 West Michigan residen... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on EPA Awarding $400,000 Great Lakes Grant

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the EPA announced that the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) would be receiving a $400,145 federal grant through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. MACC will partner with the City of Holland to reduce runoff and improve water quality in the Macatawa Watershed by installing bioswales and permeable pavem... Read more »

Huizenga, Michigan Colleagues Send Letter to Governor Whitmer Regarding "Stay-at-Home" Executive Order

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10), Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07), Congressman John Moolenaar (MI-04), and Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) sent a letter to Governor Whitmer expressing their serious concerns with her most recent update to the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order (Executive Order 2020-42). In the letter, the Re... Read more »

AUDIO: Congressman Huizenga's Telephone Town Hall on April 9th

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On Thursday evening, Congressman Huizenga held a telephone hall with residents from across West Michigan. During the more than hour-long conversation, Rep. Huizenga took questions from constituents and provided an update on the latest policy developments surrounding COVID-19. Specifically, Congressman Huizenga spoke on the HEROES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program, and the CARES Act. Audio from ... Read more »

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