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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…

VIDEO: Huizenga Votes No on President Biden's Buy Back Voters Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after voting against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi’s multi-trillion-dollar spending spree known as the Buy Back Voters Act. “This out-of-control spending spree could have been stopped by blocking passage of the infrastructure bill,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Democrats tied the infrastructure bill to…

Huizenga Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Access to Mental Health Services

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga announced the introduction of the Medicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act with New York Democrat Congressman Paul Tonko. This bipartisan legislation would improve care for millions of America’s seniors by permanently repealing the Medicare 190-day lifetime limit for inpatient mental health care. No such limit exists for any other Medicare…

No Spying: Huizenga Calls on IRS, Biden Administration to Abandon $600 Transaction Requirement

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined more than 140 legislators in sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig to express his concern with a recent IRS data collection proposal that will increase tax information reporting requirements on financial institutions. Specifically, this radical proposal would…

Huizenga, McClain, Walberg Call for IG Investigation into DoJ's Decision Not to Investigate Michigan Nursing Home Deaths

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, and Congressman Tim Walberg wrote a letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General requesting IG Horowitz examine why the Department of Justice made the decision to forgo an investigation of the State of Michigan’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to place patients infected…

Huizenga Op-Ed in The Hill: Let's Level the Playing Field for Small Businesses

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U.S. small businesses were among the hardest hit by the pandemic. Many were shut down by state and local governments while their employees were displaced, and their customers barred from entry. Meanwhile, their business was diverted to “essential” big box stores and Amazon and their supply and distribution chains were disrupted. Now, small businesses are also struggling because they must…

Huizenga Statement on Study Showing Michigan Having the Slowest Recovery in the Nation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after WalletHub published a new study showing that Michigan is experiencing the slowest recovery in the nation from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the study, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three key dimensions: COVID Health, Leisure & Travel, and Economy & Labor Market.…

Huizenga Introduces New Legislation to Block Tax Increase on Michigan Seniors, Pensioners, College Savers, First-Time Homebuyers, and Everyday Investors

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican leader of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee and Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced new legislation to protect middle class investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals.…

Huizenga, Tonko Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Mental Health Care

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Paul D. Tonko (NY-20) introduced the Medical Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act. This bipartisan legislation would improve mental health care across the nation by permanently repealing the Medicare 190-day lifetime limit for inpatient psychiatric care. “As we continue to address mental health in America, federal policies must be…

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…

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