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Huizenga Talks Great Lakes, Balanced Budget Amendment, and the Road Ahead on "To The Point"

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Over the weekend, Congressman Huizenga appeared on WOOD TV 8's "To The Point" where he discussed protecting the Great Lakes, the federal budget and appropriations process, why "Medicare for All" isn't the answer to improving health care, and his support for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. You can watch Sunday's entire conversation below. Read more »

RA: Huizenga wants to protect taxpayer money from future bank bailouts

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Another federal bailout of top banks in the United States cannot be allowed to happen again, said U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) during an April 10 U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing. The hearing brought in the chief executive officers (CEOs) of seven of the nation’s largest financial institutions to answer tough questions that committee members asked on behalf of American consumers. ... Read more »

Holland Sentinel: GVSU students visit Bill Huizenga

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A group of Grand Valley State University students recently met up with U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, in the nation’s capital. Junior Dorian Thompson said the group anticipated a 15-minute meeting with Huizenga and a quick picture. However, they were pleasantly surprised when their congressman invited them into the House gallery, where they watched a voting process with explanation ... Read more »

Detroit News: Wells Fargo CEO grilled by bipartisan lawmakers over scandals

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Washington — Michigan representatives were among the lawmakers who blasted Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan on Tuesday for the company's recent scandals and its response to them. Sloan told the House Financial Services Committee that the banking company has centralized its structure, beefed up its risk management profile and revised incentive pay for retail bankers that had led to previous bad behavior. ... Read more »

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 »

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