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Huizenga Discusses Supporting Troops, American Families, and Fiscal Responsibility

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke in a Facebook Live conversation with constituents across West Michigan to explain his support for our men and women in uniform. In the live video, Congressman Huizenga also explains why he did not support an additional $464 billion in COVID relief because he believes those dollars should be offset by reductions in federal spending. The video is embedded bel... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on FBI Stopping A Plot to Kidnap Governor Whitmer

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after it was announced federal agents had uncovered and foiled a plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer. Thank you to the men and women of the FBI who thwarted the alleged plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer. This is an... Posted by Rep. Bill Huizenga on Thursday, October 8, 2020 Read more »

Huizenga Stands in Support of West Michigan Law Enforcement, Against Efforts to Defund the Police

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke in support of law enforcement officials across West Michigan and thanked them for their professionalism, dedication, and commitment to keeping our communities safe. View this post on Instagram In a time of heightened rhetoric, I wanted to take a moment and say thank you to the men and women serving in law enforcement across #WestMichigan. #Thankyou for your d... Read more »

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 »

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