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Huizenga works to combat human trafficking in West Michigan

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On Monday evening, Congressman Huizenga joined Rebecca McDonald of Women at Risk International and Helen Zeerip of Teddy’s Transport to raise awareness, educate, and empower the community to fight back against human trafficking. More than 70 people attended the socially distanced, outdoor event. After the event Helen and Bill provided a recap of the meeting on Facebook. On Tuesday morning, Rep. Hu... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Historic Agreement Between UAE and Israel to Normalize Diplomatic Relations

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement regarding the historic diplomatic breakthrough between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. “This is an enormous step forward for peace, prosperity, and understanding across the Middle East,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “It’s been 26 years since Jordan, the last Arab country to recognize Israel, took this monumental step. I cong... Read more »

WZZM: Holland 'Back the Blue' rally features U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga

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Saturday morning, a couple hundred people attended a 'Back the Blue' rally in Holland to show support for law enforcement. Held at Centennial Park, the rally featured U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) and Pastor Bart Spencer of Lighthouse Baptist Church. "I'm here to help defend the police, not defund the police," said Huizenga. The congressman emphasized the importance of pro-police rallies to ... Read more »

Huizenga Introduces Amendment Blocking Iran From Accessing U.S. Financial System to Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), a leading Republican voice on the House Financial Services Committee, announced the introduction of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would block the Iranian Government from accessing the U.S. banking system. The Huizenga amendment expresses the sense of the Congress that U.S. citizens’ bank deposits should not be used to f... Read more »

Huizenga Cosponsors Police Reform Legislation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced his support and cosponsorship of police reform legislation known as the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. This legislation was introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and is the companion bill to legislation introduced yesterday by Senator Tim Scott (R-... Read more »

Joint Congressional Statement on the Sentencing of Michigan Resident Paul Whelan in Russia

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U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (MI-07), Haley Stevens (MI-11), Fred Upton (MI-06), Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Dan Kildee (MI-05), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), John Moolenaar (MI-04), Jack Bergman (MI-01), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) and Andy Levin (MI-09) today released the following joint statement on the sentencing of Michigan resident Paul Whelan... Read more »

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 »

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