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LDN: Huizenga, Moolenaar seek to convert closing North Lake Correctional Facility into detention center

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U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga and John Moolenaar are appealing to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, asking that the North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin be converted into an ICE detention center following news that the prison would be closing this fall. In a letter to Acting ICE Director Tae Johnson, as well as U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Secretary of…

Huizenga Votes No on Massive Omnibus Spending Bill

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), released the following statement after voting against the massive omnibus spending bill. “This 2,700+ page bill was released in the dead of the night leaving Congress and the American people little time to read what is actually in the bill. While I support funding for humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine, that critical funding…

Huizenga Continues Call for Unleashing American Energy Production, Votes to Ban Russian Oil

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), released the following statement after voting in support of banning Russian oil. “While I am glad to see Congress come together to ban Russian oil that is only one part of the equation. I call on President Biden to join Republicans in Congress to create an Operation Warp Speed for American energy. In order to lower prices here at home, we…

Huizenga Introduces Bill to Stop US Financial Institutions from Buying & Servicing Russian Debt

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee announced the introduction of H.R. 6900, the Russian Sovereign Debt Prohibition Act of 2022. “This legislation will continue to place tighter restrictions on Russian debt and more importantly, Russian banks,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “The Russian…

Huizenga Statement on President Biden's State of the Union

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union Address. “It was good to see strong support on both sides of the aisle for Ukraine and it’s people this evening. While President Biden made impassioned statements, we must do more to help our Ukrainian Allies. First and foremost, it doesn’t make sense for…

Huizenga Calls on U.S. Stock Markets to Permanently Suspend Trading of Russian Companies

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee released the following statement on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq’s decision to temporarily halt trading in the stocks of Russia-based companies listed on their exchanges. “The move by the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq to…

Huizenga Discusses Russia's Invasion of Ukraine, Need for American Energy Development on Fox News

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On Thursday, Congressman Bill Huizenga appeared on Fox and Friends First to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine. During the interview, Congressman Huizenga stressed the need for President Biden to open America's energy potential to lower prices here at home, counter Russia's energy leverage over Europe, and allow the U.S. to support our allies. You can watch Rep. Huizenga's full…

Huizenga Introduces Bill to Ban the IRS from Collecting Any Biometric Data from American Taxpayers

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Ban IRS Biometrics Act. The Ban IRS Biometrics Act stops the IRS from collecting, using, or storing, any type of biometric data. This legislation expands on the FACE Act, legislation introduced earlier this month by Congressman Huizenga to stop the IRS from requiring American taxpayers to use facial recognition…

Huizenga op-ed: Hire back troops discharged because of Biden's COVID-19 mandate

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Millions of Americans have had their lives impacted by President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Whether you drive a truck, work in health care or serve in the armed forces, your job may have been threatened by the Biden administration. This coercive approach puts Washington in charge of making very personal health decisions. The message from the Biden Administration was very…

Huizenga Cosponsors Legislation to Rehire Troops Discharged Over Biden Vaccine Mandate

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On Tuesday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced his support for the Vaccine Mandate Reenlistment Act. This legislation would require the Secretaries of the Army, Navy and Air Force to reinstate, at their previous rank, the soldiers, sailors, Airmen and Marines who separated from service following President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. The legislation was introduced by Republican…

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