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WZZM: Huizenga visits Muskegon Heights first responders, pushes for temporary pay boost during pandemic

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MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga hopes a HEROES Act will provide emergency first responders and medical professionals with additional pay for working during the coronavirus outbreak. The proposal includes a four-month federal income tax holiday for medical professionals and law enforcement officers, corrections officers, firefighters, EMT's and hospital support staff. ... Read more »

Huizenga Video on Pelosi's $3 Trillion Wish List Garners 250,000 Views in Under 24 Hours

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Last night, after casting his vote against Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion partisan wish list, Congressman Huizenga reached out directly to West Michigan constituents to provide an update via Facebook Live. During the 6 minute video, Rep. Huizenga details his concerns with H.R. 6800, specifically how the legislation would allow illegal immigrants to receive stimulus checks, fund Planned Parenthood, a... Read more »

Huizenga Votes Against Speaker Pelosi’s $3 Trillion Partisan Wish List

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) voted against Speaker Pelosi’s $3,000,000,000,000 partisan wish list. H.R. 6800 passed the House this evening by a vote of 208 to 199. Prior to the vote Congressman Huizenga spoke against the bill. Video of the Congressman’s speech as well as a transcript of his remarks are available below. Congressman Bill Huizenga: I rise today in opposition to this $3 ... Read more »

Huizenga Voices Concerns, Prepares to Vote Against Speaker Pelosi's $3 Trillion Partisan Grab Bag

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In what would eclipse the CARES Act as the largest economic relief package in history, House Democrats' new HEROES Act carries a $3 trillion price tag. The act includes items like another round of direct stimulus payments to taxpayers, hazard pay for essential workers, housing assistance and $10,000 in student loan forgiveness per borrower. “The HEROES Act focus on three pillars: opening our econo... 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 »

Huizenga Introduces Patriot Bonus to Support & Encourage Pay Raises for Essential Workers

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced the introduction of H.R. 6629 the Patriot Bonus Tax Credit Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Patriot Bonus is designed to support pay raises for essential workers. Under the Patriot Bonus, the federal government would provide a refundable tax credit for half of any form of wage increase put forward by an employer. This would apply to a... Read more »

Huizenga to hold Telephone Town Hall Thursday

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On Thursday, April 30th, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion with West Michigan residents at 9:00 AM. 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. Appro... Read more »

Huizenga Supports Relief for West Michigan Small Businesses, Calls on Congress to Pass HEROES Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke on the House floor in support of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. This bipartisan measure which will support small business, increase testing, and provide additional funding to hospitals passed the House by a vote of 388 to 5 with one member voting present. During his remarks, Rep. Huizenga also called Congress to act o... Read more »

Huizenga to Hold Telephone Town Hall Discussion Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, Congressman Bill Huizenga will host a telephone town hall discussion regarding the latest action taken by Congress to address the Coronavirus. Congressman Huizenga will begin the call by providing an update on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act and how it will provide relief to small businesses, increase testing, and support hospitals treating patients impact... Read more »

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