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Huizenga: GVSU Study Shows Massive Economic Benefits For Muskegon County From Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after Grand Valley State University released new research detailing the economic benefits of restoration efforts at Muskegon Lake. The study found efforts led by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative have increased recreational activity by $27.9 million annually. The study also found that the number of visitors to Muskegon Lake has... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on House Passage of Bipartisan Great Lakes Water Infrastructure Package

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation will strengthen and protect the Great Lakes by authorizing construction at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam, ensuring ports and harbors along the Great Lakes are properly maintained, expanding the study of ways to mitigate shoreline erosion and high wat... Read more »

Huizenga Votes to Protect and Preserve Sleeping Bear Dunes, Pictured Rocks, and National Forests in Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after voting in favor of the Great American Outdoors Act. This bipartisan bill would support national parks, forests, and conservation efforts across the United States. “The Great American Outdoors Act opens more opportunities for hunters and anglers while enhancing and preserving our national parks and public lands for future gener... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Holland, Detroit Organizations Receiving GLRI Grants to Remove Erosion Debris, Clean Up Great Lakes

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council and the Belle Isle Conservancy as recipients of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Trash Free Waters grants. The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) based in Holland, will lead volunteer cleanup efforts, install trash an... Read more »

Huizenga, Great Lakes Task Force Chairs Discuss Bill to Stop Asian carp, Authorize Brandon Road Project, and Protect the Great Lakes

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Today, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH), released the following statements after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), authorizing the construction of a multilayered system to prevent the spread of invasive species at the Br... Read more »

Michigan Congressional Delegation Urges Trump Administration to Declare a Major Disaster for Midland County and Neighboring Counties

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U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI), Representatives John Moolenaar (MI-04) and Dan Kildee (MI-05), along with Representatives Fred Upton (MI-06), Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Tim Walberg (MI-07), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jack Bergman (MI-01), Paul Mitchell (MI-10), Andy Levin (MI-09), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), t... Read more »

Huizenga talks Protecting Great Lakes with Frank Beckmann on WJR

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Yesterday, House Great Lakes Task Force Co-Chair Bill Huizenga joined Frank Beckmann to discuss EPA Administrator Wheeler's visit to West Michigan and teh shared goal of protecting the Great Lakes for future generations. Earlier this week, Administrator Wheeler announced the 14 individuals, including West Michigan's own Dr. Alan Steinman, who will be serving on the recently re-established Great La... Read more »

EPA Administrator, Huizenga, Upton Announce Great Lakes Advisory Board Selections today in Muskegon

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Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced membership of the Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB), an EPA federal advisory committee, at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resource Institute with U.S. Congressmen Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Fred Upton (MI-06). Administrator Wheeler re-established the GLAB in December 2018 to provide advice and reco... Read more »

Huizenga to Hold Telephone Town Hall Discussion Tuesday Evening

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On Tuesday, May 5th, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion with West Michigan residents at 6:20 PM. Congressman Huizenga will begin the call by providing an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, the HEROES Act, and the Patriot Bonus. Following those remarks, Rep. Huizenga will answer questions from constituents across the Second Congressional District. Approxima... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed in the Detroit News: Congress should recognize Michigan's heroes, patriots

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From visiting with loved ones to shopping at the grocery store, the coronavirus has changed our daily lives in more ways than we could have imagined. While nearly every Michigan resident has experienced some type of change, perhaps the greatest has come for those working on the front lines. Whether it is our police and fire first responders, medical professionals or those keeping the shelves stock... Read more »

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