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Operation Food Drop: Michigan Congressional Delegation Provides Food to MI National Guard at U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI) and members of Michigan’s Congressional Delegation delivered Chick-fil-A, gift cards, and snacks to Michigan National Guard Members deployed to the U.S. Capitol. Throughout the day, “Operation Food Drop” took place on three separate occasions to say thank you to the men and women of the Michigan Guard as well as provide a quali...

Huizenga, Hill, and Barr, Introduce Legislation to Stop Democrat Bailout of Rogue and Terrorist Nations Through the IMF

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Special Drawing Rights Oversight Act with Representatives French Hill (R-AR) and Andy Barr (R-KY). This bill limits the executive branch’s ability to bypass Congress to authorize Special Drawing Right (SDR) allocations by limiting the size and frequency of allocations unless Congress authorizes them by law. Under current law...

Huizenga Leads Bipartisan Congressional Effort Calling for National Guard Members at U.S. Capitol to be Provided with Per Diems

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Last night, Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and 38 of his colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to the Acting Secretary of the Army and National Guard Bureau Chief calling for members of the National Guard deployed to the U.S. Capitol to be provided with per diems. Given the numerous reports detailing unsafe food conditions, the members of Congress call for the per diems to be retroactive...

Huizenga Calls for Accountability, Investigation into Why the Michigan National Guard Continues to Receive Unsafe Food on Fox News

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This morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) appeared on Fox News to call for accountability and to discuss the unsafe quality of food Michigan National Guard service members have received while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. During the interview, Congressman Huizenga called for members of the Guard to be provided a per diem and both Representative Huizenga a...

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t...

Huizenga Leads Michigan Delegation in Call to Improve Accountability, Food Quality, and Flexibility for MI Guard Deployed to U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) led a bipartisan letter calling for the National Guard to void the contract that has led to members of the Michigan National Guard receiving unacceptable and inadequate quality of food while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. Constituents serving and currently deployed to Washington D.C. have reported receiving significantly undercooked food and even meals conta...

Huizenga Nominates 15 West Michigan Students to U.S. Service Academies

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Today, Congressman Huizenga announced 15 Second District nominees to the U.S. Service Academies for the Class of 2025. These students will be considered for appointment to one or more of the following: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. “It...

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...

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

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...

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