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Huizenga, Hill, and Barr, Introduce Legislation to Stop Democrat Bailout of Rogue and Terrorist Nations Through the IMF

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Special Drawing Rights Oversight Act with Representatives French Hill (R-AR) and Andy Barr (R-KY). This bill limits the executive branch’s ability to bypass Congress to authorize Special Drawing Right (SDR) allocations by limiting the size and frequency of allocations unless Congress authorizes them by law. Under current law... Read more »

Huizenga, McHenry Introduce Legislation to Protect Middle Class Families, Those Saving for Retirement from Financial Transaction Tax

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Last week, Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), the top republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced legislation to protect American savers and investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. The Protecting Retirement Savers and Everyday Investors Act would block states from imposing financial transactions taxes (FTTs) on certain in... Read more »

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t... Read more »

Huizenga Votes "No" on President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 Trillion Spending Package

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Early this morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga voted against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 trillion pork laden spending package. Following the vote, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement regarding the partisan legislation saying, "Less than 9% of this massive spending bill goes toward defeating covid and 95% of the education funding won’t be spent until next school year ... Read more »

Huizenga Amendment to Restore Fiscal Responsibility Rejected by Democrats

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Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee, released the following statement after Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Democrats on the Financial Services Committee rejected his amendment for bipartisan budget control on legislation that falls under the jurisdiction of the House Financial Services Committee. In yesterda... Read more »

Huizenga: Democrats Are Putting Politics Ahead of Pandemic Relief

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against the start of the Democrats’ partisan budget process. “This decision sets in motion a partisan process that will allow Democrats to implement far-left political priorities well outside the pandemic under the guise of covid relief,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Prior to this, Congress found a way to wo... Read more »

Huizenga Discusses Supporting Troops, American Families, and Fiscal Responsibility

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke in a Facebook Live conversation with constituents across West Michigan to explain his support for our men and women in uniform. In the live video, Congressman Huizenga also explains why he did not support an additional $464 billion in COVID relief because he believes those dollars should be offset by reductions in federal spending. The video is embedded bel... Read more »

Detroit News Editorial: Whitmer's sweet deal for state workers bad for taxpayers

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As a result of Michigan's stringent coronavirus stay-home orders, most of us have either personally felt the sting of unemployment or know someone who has. Yet for thousands of state workers, occasional furlough days are turning into a pretty sweet deal. The shutdown shouldn't be a windfall for state workers who have kept much of their pay, while also seeing much of their workload drop with everyo... Read more »

Huizenga video tops 1 million views

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Last night, Congressman Huizenga's video on Speaker Pelosi's $3 trillion wish list topped over 1,000,000 views. In the 6 minute video that was originally posted Friday evening, Rep. Huizenga breaks down the partisan origins of Speaker Pelosi's flawed legislation as well as the controversial provisions it contains including: support for Planned Parenthood, allowing undocumented workers to receive s... Read more »

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