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Huizenga Supports Higher Pay, Better Benefits for our Military & Defends West Michigan Jobs in Bipartisan Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The National Defense Authorization Act improves our military readiness, invests in the development of emerging technologies, and provides the resources necessary to counter threats from our adversaries. Additionally, this bipartisan bill priori... Read more »

The USMCA Trade Deal is a Win for Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Democrat Leadership announced it would join Republicans and President Trump in supporting the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. “Today’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the USMCA is good news for Michigan manufacturers, agriculture, and more importantly our workers. For the past year,... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Death of ISIS Leader

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after President Trump announced the successful U.S. operation to eliminate, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS. "Removing al Baghdadi from the battlefield is a victory for the United States and freedom loving people across the globe," said Congressman Huizenga. "By eliminating the leader of ISIS, it shows that terrorists can r... Read more »

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

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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 »

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