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Huizenga Votes "No" on Democrat Plan to "Deem and Pass" $480 Billion Debt Limit Increase

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga voted against the Democrat proposal to "deem and pass" a $480 billion increase in the debt limit. Democrats played procedural games trying to avoid an up or down vote on increasing the debt limit through a rule vote. Making matters worse, nearly 200 members of congress did not even bother to show up in person to vote. Instead they voted by "proxy." Following h...

Huizenga Statement on US-Canada Border Restriction Extension

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the Biden Administration announced it was extending border restrictions over land between the United States and Canada for a stunning 18th consecutive month. “President Biden continues to fail the communities across Michigan and the northern border states that rely on tourism dollars from Canadians to support small busi...

Huizenga Announces Introduction of Bipartisan Small Farm to School Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Small Farm to School Act. This bipartisan bill was introduced with Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-NY). The Small Farm to School Act launches a pilot program to incentivize partnerships between small farms and local schools with the goal of providing students with nutritious, locally grown food. “The Small Farm to School Act ...

Huizenga Statement on Labor Day

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Today, Congressman Huizenga thanked West Michigan workforce and celebrated Labor Day by participating in the Holland/Zeeland Truck Parade. After the parade, Congressman Huizenga provided an update on Facebook Live which is available below.

VIDEO: Huizenga Discusses Afghanistan, His Vote Against $3.5 Trillion Spending Spree Blueprint

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Last night, Congressman Huizenga provided an update to constituents across West Michigan from the steps of the U.S. Capitol via Facebook Live. During the update, Rep. Huizenga discussed the latest developments in Afghanistan as well as President Biden's failure to properly execute a safe withdrawal. Congressman Huizenga also described his vote against the Democrat blueprint to spend $3.5 trillion ...

WZZM: Huizenga reacts to latest US-Canada Border Update

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga sat down with WZZM for a discussion about Americans being able to travel by land into Canada, but President Biden failing to reopen the border to Canadians. This failure by the Administration hurts families, small businesses, and communities across Michigan as well as our economy. You can watch the interview below.

Freep: Biden's move on US-Canada border could have more to do with Mexico border

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After last week's surprise announcement that the U.S. border with Canada would remain closed to nonessential travel until at least Aug. 21, quiet speculation — and consternation — has been rampant that problems along the southern border may be to blame. The concern is that, even though Canadian vaccine rates have surpassed those in the U.S., the Biden administration is wary of opening the northern...

Huizenga, Doyle, Kelly, and Lamb introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen American Steel Industry

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), joined U.S. Representatives Mike Doyle (D-PA), Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Conor Lamb (D-PA), in introducing the Steel Industry Preservation Act. This bipartisan legislation aims to strengthen the domestic steel industry and improve the environment by creating a tax credit for the recycling of waste products in steel manufacturing. The bill creates a tax credit f...

Huizenga, Hill, and Barr Statement on SEC Chair Gensler's Mandatory Climate Risk Directive

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Rep. French Hill (AR-02), and Rep. Andy Barr (KY-06) released the following joint statement after Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler indicated that he’s directed the SEC “to develop a mandatory climate risk disclosure rule proposal for the Commission’s consideration by the end of the year.” “Before requiring any type of climate ...

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 compete w...

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