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Huizenga Joint Op-Ed in the Detroit News: Michigan deserves a better trade deal than NAFTA.

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Everyone knows the world today is vastly different than it was in 1994: Walkmans have been replaced by smartphones, floppy disks have gone to the cloud, and cars are starting to drive themselves. The drivers of our economy have dramatically changed over the past 25 years. While the 1990s are long gone, that era’s North America Free Trade Agreement, also known as NAFTA, needs to be put in the rearv... Read more »

Grand Haven Tribune: Army Corps approves $778M plan to block Asian carp advance

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The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sent Congress a $778 million plan to fortify an Illinois waterway with noisemakers, electric cables and other devices in the hope that they will prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, where the aggressive invaders could leave other fish with too little to eat. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite on Thursday approved the plan to install defenses at the... Read more »

WZZM: One Good Thing: Congressional Art Competition winners

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Rep. Huizenga recently announced Megan Johnson's "The Hand is Home" as the winner. Johnson is a junior at West Ottawa. Her piece will now hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside winners from the rest of the country. Two other pieces will hang in Huizenga's congressional offices for a year. There were 70 submissions from all over West Michigan this year. Johnson will now get the chance to tra... Read more »

WHTC: Huizenga, Upton Give Thumbs Up To Lifting of Steel and Aluminium Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

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Zeeland Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga and St. Joseph Republican Fred Upton each issued statements saying they're pleased with an the agreement made between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum. Huizenga's statement: “The elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is welcome news and a very positive step that will ha... Read more »

Huizenga Applauds President Trump for Updating his Budget to Protect the Great Lakes

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Thank you President Trump for fulfilling your promise to prioritize the protection of the Great Lakes by fully funding the #GLRI in your updated budget. This bipartisan program is something I have fought for because it helps both the economy & the ecology of the #GreatLakes! — Rep. Bill Huizenga (@RepHuizenga) May 13, 2019 Read more »

Holland Sentinel: Huizenga, others call for Great Lakes mapping update

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U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, was among the congressmen and women reintroducing legislation that would update the ecological mapping of the Great Lakes. On Tuesday, May 7, several congressional leaders introduced legislation that called for the remapping of the Great Lakes environmental sensitivity index, or ESI. ESI is used to map information about coastal shoreline sensitivity, biological ... Read more »

POLITICO: Huizenga Joins Panel Discussing Entrepreneurship in America

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On Thursday May 9th, Congressman Huizenga joined Politico for a panel discussion on small business in America and what steps Congress can take to improve the economy and entrepreneurship. During the conversation, Rep. Huizenga talked about the importance and significance of lowering barriers for small business at all levels of government. Additionally, Rep. Huizenga thoroughly discussed the negoti... Read more »

Huizenga to host service academy info session in Grand Haven

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Congressman Bill Huizenga will be hosting an information session on Saturday (May 11th) for West Michigan high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. It will take place at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, 650 S. Harbor Ave., from 9-10:30 a.m. Liaisons from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Mari... Read more »

WHTC: High Praise for Hart Native from Huizenga

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HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Zeeland Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga this week publicly praised U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Russell Mason a native of Hart, MI, on his career in the service. Mason, who is retiring this year, served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years, assuming duties in 2017 as Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, comprised of the U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined... Read more »

Huizenga Hosts Second Annual Youth Leadership Summit

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On Friday, Congressman Huizenga hosted the second annual Huizenga Youth Leadership Summit. Nearly 200 juniors from 33 West Michigan area high schools attended the summit that was held on the campus of Grand Valley State University in Allendale. The half-day event is designed to provide students with the opportunity to speak with and hear from Congressman Huizenga and West Michigan leaders while ex... Read more »

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