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WOOD TV: Huizenga, House reauthorize Great Lakes funding initiative

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An initiative that secures millions of dollars for the Great Lakes has been reauthorized for an additional five years. The Great Lakes Restoration Act passed the House Wednesday. It was set to expire at the end of the 2021 fiscal year but will be extended until the end of the 2026 fiscal year. The funding helps clean pollution, prevent the spread of invasive species and protect drinking water. Th... Read more »

Congressman Huizenga’s Office to Hold Military Medals Workshop for West Michigan Veterans

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On Thursday, February 6th, Congressman Huizenga’s office will be hosting a military medals workshop. This event is designed to help veterans, as well as the surviving family of veterans, apply to receive a replacement set of military medals. Congressman Huizenga will have staff on hand to help veterans and families complete the required paperwork. Please bring a copy of your DD-214 or other milita... Read more »

House passes Huizenga's Bill to Help Victims of Fraud

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Bipartisan fraud-protection legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) this week received approval from the U.S. House of Representatives in a 314-95 vote. The House on Nov. 18 approved the Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, H.R. 4344, which Rep. Huizenga cosponsored in September with bill sponsor U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-UT) to help the Securities and Exchange Com... Read more »

Huizenga says Ex-Im Bank reauth must address China

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The House on Friday passed a bill along party lines to fund and overhaul the Export-Import Bank after a bipartisan agreement crumbled under Democratic opposition. The House voted 235-184 to send the bill to the Senate, where it is unlikely to see action. Only 13 House Republicans supported the bill Friday after the White House budget office announced its opposition to the bill Thursday. Senate Maj... Read more »

Congressman Huizenga announces health coverage plan for uninsured workers

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Congressman Bill Huizenga wants a multi-share health coverage pilot program for low-income uninsured workers. Huizenga (R-MI 2) introduced a bill last week that seeks $36 million in federal funding over four years for the, the Community Multi-Share Coverage Program Act. The money would go towards five pilot sites around the country. Huizenga says he borrowed the "Multi-share” model from Access Hea... Read more »

GH Tribune: Huizenga urges streamlined permitting process for those battling erosion

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U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, co-chairman of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan letter to the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday 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 talks to Coin Telegraph about Facebook Cryptocurrency

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Yesterday, Oct. 23, Cointelegraph reported from the United States House of Representatives as the Financial Services Committee questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for over six hours. While focused on the Libra Association and its planned Libra token, the hearing expanded to touch on a wide range of concerns and controversies surrounding Facebook. The hearing was often contentious, with several... Read more »

Nearly 1,000 Hope students impacted by Whitmer budget cuts

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HOLLAND — Cuts to the state budget from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could cost Hope College students nearly $2 million. Whitmer used a line-item veto to eliminate the Michigan Tuition Grant and reduced the maximum amount of money available to private college students in the Michigan Competitive Scholarship. The Michigan Tuition Grant provides funding — up to $2,400 per year — for students to attend one ... Read more »

Huizenga Discusses GM/UAW Negotiations, USMCA on Fox Business

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined Varney and Co. on Fox Business to discuss the ongoing negotiations between the UAW and GM, its impact on the economy, and the USMCA. Below is the video of the interview as well as key quotes from Congressman Huizenga. On whether the federal government should get involved: No, I don’t think that should be the case. I believe that this is a private sec... Read more »

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