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The Green New Deal’s Impossible Electric Grid

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal calls for a fully renewable electric power grid. Regardless of the economic or political challenges of bringing this about, it is likely technologically impossible. An electric power grid involves second-by-second balancing between generated supply and consumer demand. In the case of a sudden imbalance—such as from the loss of a generator’s output—all the remaining ge... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed: In Defense of Born-Alive Survivors

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Long before I had the honor and privilege to serve as West Michigan’s representative in Congress, I made a commitment to always promote a culture that respects life. Every child — created in the image of God — deserves the right to make their impact on this world. As a member of the bipartisan pro-life caucus, I remain steadfast in my defense of the unborn. Together, we are working to prevent taxp... Read more »

Ludington Daily News: National Forest to Delay Alcohol Ban

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The Huron-Manistee National Forest announced Tuesday afternoon, it will delay implementation of an alcohol ban on three of its rivers until at least 2020. The U.S. Forestry Service announced earlier this year that it was banning alcohol on three of its National Wild and Scenic Rivers, and it included the Manistee and Pine rivers as well as the AuSable. “Individuals and businesses throughout northe... Read more »

VIDEO: Huizenga discusses the State of the Union Address on CSPAN

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Following the President's State of the Union Address, Congressman Huizenga spoke to CSPAN live from the Capitol. During the interview, Rep. Huizenga discussed the positive aspects of the President's speech on the economy, protecting life, and areas where both Republicans and Democrats can work together. To watch Congressman Huizenga's full interview click the link below. F Read more »

Huizenga joins bipartisan PFAS Task Force

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A bipartisan PFAS Task Force was launched Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the U.S. House by Reps. Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township) and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania to better protect the public from per-fluorinated and poly-fluorinated chemicals. U.S. Reps. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) and Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) are founding members of the task force. “We have seen several communities in West Michigan, al... Read more »

Huizenga Leads on Potential PFAS Solutions as Search for Answers Continues

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U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, joined legislators across the aisle in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to announce a bipartisan congressional PFAS Task Force. In a statement, the congressman said task force leaders are concerned that contamination like what was discovered at Robinson Elementary School is “just the tip of the iceberg.” “At the end of the day, residents deserve to know the truth... Read more »

Huizenga addresses Ludington, Scottville Community at forum

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The government shutdown and a variety of issues Rep. Bill Huizenga voted for or against were addressed at a community forum hosted by the Daily News Monday evening at West Shore Community College. Questions — for the most part — came from Daily News Managing Editor David Bossick and former Daily News Managing Editor Steve Begnoche. Huizenga said he, too, is looking for a path out of the shutdown. ... Read more »

Huizenga presents Congressional Gold Medal to Wyoming Resident Orvid Lawson

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On Saturday, January 19th, Congressman Bill Huizenga presented two Congressional Gold Medals to Irwin and Orvid Lawson for their service in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during WWII. Orvid, currently 92 years old and a resident of Wyoming, Michigan, served in the Sault Ste. Marie CAP Squadron until joining the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1945. His father, Irwin was one of 65 CAP members to lose their life... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed on Border Security in the Holland Sentinel

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For years, elected officials in Washington from both sides of the aisle have discussed the need for border security and then failed to actually deliver on that promise. Now that there is an effort to properly secure the border, some in Washington refuse to acknowledge a problem even exists. The fact remains that our country is facing a humanitarian and national security crisis along our southern b... Read more »

Rep. Huizenga Visits Lake County After Tornadoes Hit

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U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga met with emergency personnel and the U.S. Forest Service to assess the damage after two tornadoes hit Lake County. Concerned members of the community joined Huizenga to discuss the situation and what can be done to help. The meeting was held Saturday in the Village of Baldwin to share what Lake County is dealing with after the storm. U.S. Forest Service district r... Read more »

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