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Weekly Column: Supporting Our Veterans and Military Families

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Last week, the House passed H.R. 8580, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2025. This is the first of the FY 2025 appropriations bills to be considered on the House floor. I voted for this legislation because it prioritizes our nation’s veterans, makes a substantial investment in our military infrastructure, and…

House Passes Defense Legislation Improving Military Readiness, Including 3 Huizenga Security Amendments

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Today, the House passed H.R. 8070, the Servicemember Quality of Life Improvement and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2025. This legislation is designed to enhance our national security and military readiness with a special focus on quality of life for our military community. H.R. 8070 authorizes a 19.5% pay raise for junior enlisted servicemembers while providing…

Huizenga Introduces Strategic PRC Port Mapping Act to Address Growing Economic & Military Threat from China

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of H.R. 8683, the Strategic PRC Port Mapping Act. This legislation requires the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense to develop a strategy to monitor efforts by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to build, buy, or own strategic ports that provide capabilities for military, diplomatic, economic, or resource…

Weekly Column: Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

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Last week, I traveled to Normandy with a Congressional Delegation to honor the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. Standing on the hallowed ground of Utah Beach was extremely humbling and gave me an entirely new perspective. It was a great honor to represent Southwest Michigan and our nation. On June 6, 1944, the Allied forces launched a historic mission on the beaches of Normandy that led to the…

Weekly Column: How I’m Working to Restore Border Integrity

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Border security is national security – and it is an immediate priority. The Biden Border Crisis has made every town a border town. Inadmissible individuals are being flown into our nation’s communities. While the Senate and President Biden refuse to pass H.R. 2 – Secure the Border Act, I’m leading the charge to shine a light on this secretive flight program.   A recent FOIA…

Huizenga Legislation to Strengthen Economy, Improve Military Readiness in Battle Creek Headed to President’s Desk

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Yesterday, the House passed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 by a vote of 387 to 26. This measure is a five-year reauthorization designed to fix issues impacting air travel. Importantly, this measure includes two key provisions from Congressman Huizenga to strengthen economic opportunity in Battle Creek. First, it includes Huizenga’s H.R. 8272, the Runway Integrity and Military…

Weekly Column: Republicans Voted to Secure the Border, Again...

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The crisis along our southern border rages on because President Biden and Congressional Democrats are not taking it seriously. Throughout this Congress, I have continually fought to end President Biden’s open border policies. On May 11, 2023, I joined my House colleagues in voting to pass H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act. This bill is the strongest border security measure to pass…

Huizenga Legislation to Sanction Iran, Cut off Terrorism Funding Passes U.S. House

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Tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5921, legislation introduced by Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) that is designed to hold Iran accountable as well as limit the Iranian regime’s ability to finance terrorism and attack Israel. Passage of this bipartisan bill follows Iran’s assault over the weekend on Israel, a key U.S. ally.  H.R. 5921, called the No U.S.…

Huizenga: America stands with Israel against Iranian assault

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after Iran launched an assault against Israel.  "I stand with Israel and completely condemn the actions of Iran. The Biden Administration needs to end their soft on Iran policies and restore accountability. "There are House-passed bills containing aid to Israel sitting in the Senate that Senator…

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