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Huizenga Discusses Gun Violence, Potential Paths Forward with the Holland Sentinel

| Posted in In The News

Despite outcries for stricter gun-control laws after mass shooting events, Congress has been unable to debate or enact substantial gun-control legislation — largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead. The em... Read more »

Huizenga: Zeroing out Refugee Admittance is Not the Answer

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Grand Rapids-based Bethany Christian Services didn’t wait to make its voice heard amid news that President Donald Trump’s administration might slash refugee admissions to zero next fiscal year. “It’s incredibly disappointing to hear of the possibility that our nation’s refugee resettlement program could be eliminated,” wrote Chris Palusky, BCS President and CEO, in a statement released to media Fr... Read more »

Huizenga: This Defense Bill Hurts West Michigan, Fails to Properly Support Our Troops and Defend Our Nation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting against a highly partisan defense bill that fails to properly supply our troops, inadequately defends our nation, and negatively impacts West Michigan manufacturing. “For nearly 60 years, Republicans and Democrats have been able to put political differences aside and come together to support our men and women in... Read more »

Huizenga Votes in Support of 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Legislation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 1327 the Never Forgot the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act: “On September 11th we said we would never forget. Today, I voted to make sure we do not. This bipartisan legislation ensures that both first respon... Read more »

Huizenga Supports Bipartisan Humanitarian Aid Package for Our Southern Border

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in support of the bipartisan humanitarian aid package for our nation’s southern border. “This bipartisan package will deliver meaningful resources to children and families in need as well as those tasked with caring individuals along our southern border. Additionally this legislation gives the flexibility necess... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis Along Our Nation's Southern Border

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement on the humanitarian crisis along the southern border: "House Republicans have tried to take action 18 times to provide humanitarian assistance and address the crisis on our southern border. Every one of these attempts has been either blocked or rejected by House Democrats. Finally, nearly two months after the President’s f... Read more »

Huizenga Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Grand Haven American Legion Post, Celebrates West Michigan’s History of Service

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga marked the 100th Anniversary of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven. Huizenga specifically highlights the history of Post 28 and its continuing engagement in the community and support for West Michigan veterans. During his speech, Huizenga also focuses on the important role West Michigan has played in WWI and WWII, specifically highlightin... Read more »

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 »

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