Skip to Content
Home | news | Press Releases

Press Releases

Huizenga, Community Leaders to Speak Out, Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking in Holland Tomorrow

| Posted in Press Releases

Tomorrow evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga will join Rebecca McDonald of Women at Risk International and Helen Zeerip of Teddy’s Transport to raise awareness, educate, and empower the community to fight back against human trafficking. The event will be held outdoors at Teddy’s Transport in Holland at 7 PM. The public is invited attend and properly social distance. It is encouraged that those atte... Read more »

Huizenga: Redistricting Commission Snubs West Michigan

| Posted in Press Releases

Last night, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement after after it was revealed that West Michigan and communities along the Lakeshore will not be adequately represented on the commission. Already this redistricting selection process being implemented by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has silenced... Posted by Rep. Bill Huizenga on Monday, August 17, 2020 Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Historic Agreement Between UAE and Israel to Normalize Diplomatic Relations

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement regarding the historic diplomatic breakthrough between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. “This is an enormous step forward for peace, prosperity, and understanding across the Middle East,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “It’s been 26 years since Jordan, the last Arab country to recognize Israel, took this monumental step. I cong... Read more »

Huizenga: GVSU Study Shows Massive Economic Benefits For Muskegon County From Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after Grand Valley State University released new research detailing the economic benefits of restoration efforts at Muskegon Lake. The study found efforts led by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative have increased recreational activity by $27.9 million annually. The study also found that the number of visitors to Muskegon Lake has... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Great Lakes Water Infrastructure Package

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation will strengthen and protect the Great Lakes by authorizing construction at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam, ensuring ports and harbors along the Great Lakes are properly maintained, expanding the study of ways to mitigate shoreline erosion and high wat... Read more »

Huizenga Helps Open Door For Michigan Farmers & Seasonal Growers to Testify on Dubious Foreign Trade Practices

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the United States Department of Commerce announced they will hold virtual hearings next month to discuss foreign trade policies that may be harming American growers of seasonal and perishable produce. Originally these hearing... Read more »

Huizenga Votes to Protect and Preserve Sleeping Bear Dunes, Pictured Rocks, and National Forests in Michigan

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after voting in favor of the Great American Outdoors Act. This bipartisan bill would support national parks, forests, and conservation efforts across the United States. “The Great American Outdoors Act opens more opportunities for hunters and anglers while enhancing and preserving our national parks and public lands for future gener... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Holland, Detroit Organizations Receiving GLRI Grants to Remove Erosion Debris, Clean Up Great Lakes

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council and the Belle Isle Conservancy as recipients of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Trash Free Waters grants. The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) based in Holland, will lead volunteer cleanup efforts, install trash an... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Passing of John Lewis

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis. “John Lewis’ actions helped bring greater equality to America and move our nation closer to the principles it was founded on. I will never forget watching a special showing of the movie Selma with Congressman Lewis and my colleagues at the Capitol and then having a di... Read more »

Huizenga, Great Lakes Task Force Chairs Discuss Bill to Stop Asian carp, Authorize Brandon Road Project, and Protect the Great Lakes

| Posted in Press Releases

Today, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH), released the following statements after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), authorizing the construction of a multilayered system to prevent the spread of invasive species at the Br... Read more »

Back to top