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Huizenga Recognized as "Guardian of Small Business" by NFIB

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), released the following statement after he was presented with the Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Congressman Huizenga received this award based on his voting record in support of small business.  “Small businesses are the…

Huizenga Statement on SEC Chair Gensler Senate Testimony, Calls on House to Hold SEC Accountable

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee released the following statement on Securities and Exchange Commissioner (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler’s refusal to testify before the House Committee on Financial Services. “Next month will mark exactly one year since the Chair of the SEC, Gary Gensler,…

Huizenga Statement on Grocery Costs Hitting a 43 Year High

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced the year over year cost of groceries increased by a stunning 13.5% - the largest increase in more than four decades. “Families across Michigan are suffering because of fiscal malpractice in Washington,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “While time and again Democrats have…

Huizenga Votes Against Democrat Tax Hikes, Influx of IRS Agents, and Reckless Spending

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after voting against the latest Democrat legislation to raise taxes on families, farmers, and small businesses across Michigan while adding hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending. “The impact of soaring inflation is being felt by Americans every time they go to the grocery store, a restaurant, or their…

Huizenga Votes No on Latest Democrat-Led Spending Spree

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after voting against the latest Washington spending spree. “Only in Washington does ‘compromise’ end up transforming an expensive $52 billion piece of legislation into a colossal $280 billion spending spree,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga.  “Sadly, before the ink is even dry on this gigantic spending bill,…

Huizenga, Luetkemeyer Introduce INDEX Act to Empower Retail Investors, Increase Transparency

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee and Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions introduced HR 8521, the INDEX Act. The INDEX Act would require investment advisors of passively-managed funds to vote proxies…

Huizenga: Farmers, Seniors, & Families across West Michigan are being hurt by Reckless Dem Policies Fueling Inflation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) joined House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA), House Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (NY), and Congressman Steve Womack (AR) to discuss how the Democrats’ out of touch agenda has caused inflation to reach its highest level in 41 years. Video and text of Congressman Huizenga’s remarks are available below. Congressman Bill Huizenga: Well,…

Huizenga Announces 2022 Congressional App Challenge

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced the start of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The CAC is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to develop an interest in coding by designing their own apps while highlighting the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.  “The Congressional App Challenge is a…

LDN: Huizenga, Moolenaar seek to convert closing North Lake Correctional Facility into detention center

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U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga and John Moolenaar are appealing to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, asking that the North Lake Correctional Facility in Baldwin be converted into an ICE detention center following news that the prison would be closing this fall. In a letter to Acting ICE Director Tae Johnson, as well as U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Secretary of…

Huizenga Moves to Stop the Biden Administration’s Effort to Send Soaring Energy Costs Even Higher

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee, announced the introduction of H.J. Res. 88, providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to the Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosure for Investors. Currently, the…

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