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Huizenga Supports Higher Pay, Better Benefits for our Military & Defends West Michigan Jobs in Bipartisan Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1790, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The National Defense Authorization Act improves our military readiness, invests in the development of emerging technologies, and provides the resources necessary to counter threats from our adversaries. Additionally, this bipartisan bill priori... Read more »

The USMCA Trade Deal is a Win for Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Democrat Leadership announced it would join Republicans and President Trump in supporting the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. “Today’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the USMCA is good news for Michigan manufacturers, agriculture, and more importantly our workers. For the past year,... Read more »

Huizenga Stands Up for Michigan Farmers, Joins Bipartisan Effort to Hold Imported Ag Accountable

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced he is cosponsoring the Defending Domestic Produce Production Act, bipartisan legislation designed to defend family farms from illegal trade practices used by foreign nations to undercut American farmers and growers. Currently, laws addressing anti-dumping and countervailing duties measure injury based on national, year-round totals. This full-year... Read more »

Congressman Huizenga announces health coverage plan for uninsured workers

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Congressman Bill Huizenga wants a multi-share health coverage pilot program for low-income uninsured workers. Huizenga (R-MI 2) introduced a bill last week that seeks $36 million in federal funding over four years for the, the Community Multi-Share Coverage Program Act. The money would go towards five pilot sites around the country. Huizenga says he borrowed the "Multi-share” model from Access Hea... Read more »

Huizenga Unveils West Michigan Inspired Multi-Share Health Care Legislation to help Low Income and Uninsured Individuals

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined health care leaders from Access Health in Muskegon to unveil HR 4925, the Community Multi-Share Coverage Program Act (CMCP). This West Michigan inspired multi-share health care legislation is designed as a 4-year national demonstration pilot. The CMCP Act would provide $36 million in grants to support up to five community multi-share coverage program... Read more »

Huizenga Votes to Support Responsible Great Lakes Infrastructure, Protect Taxpayers

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after voting in favor of legislation to ensure fees collected in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are utilized for their intended purpose. H.R. 2240, permits revenue collected in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to be allocated more effectively for water infrastructure projects ac... Read more »

Huizenga: The Protection and Preservation of the Great Lakes needs to be a National Priority

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new 5-year action plan for the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has played an important and critical role in preserving and protecting the Great Lakes,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force. “The announcement of the GL... Read more »

Huizenga Discusses GM/UAW Negotiations, USMCA on Fox Business

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined Varney and Co. on Fox Business to discuss the ongoing negotiations between the UAW and GM, its impact on the economy, and the USMCA. Below is the video of the interview as well as key quotes from Congressman Huizenga. On whether the federal government should get involved: No, I don’t think that should be the case. I believe that this is a private sec... Read more »

Huizenga Touts New Workforce Skills Training Program at Tyson Facility in Zeeland

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke about the launch of the Upward Academy at Tyson’s processing facility in Zeeland. This is the 50th launch of the workforce training program across the nation. The program will help employees move past entry level positions by equipping them with additional skills to advance their career. Congressman Huizenga’s remarks and video of his speech are avail... Read more »

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