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Huizenga Questions Top U.S. Bank CEOs on Protecting Taxpayers from Bailouts and Brexit, Applauds Investments in Detroit

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Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), who serves as Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, questioned the CEO’s from Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Citi Group, Bank of New York Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and State Street Corporation about their capitalization, protecting taxpayers from another bailout, and what impac... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump & Great Lakes Funding

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after President Trump announced his support for fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. "The Great Lakes are vital to our economy and to our way of life here in Michigan. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has been instrumental in protecting the Great Lakes, preservi... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Trump Budget and the Great Lakes

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"It is vital that protecting and preserving the Great Lakes remains a national priority," said Congressman Huizenga. "While there are several improvements in the President’s budget proposal from last year, it fails to properly fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). This critical program has helped clean up legacy pollution, restore habitat, and prevent the spread of invasive species. ... Read more »

The Green New Deal’s Impossible Electric Grid

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal calls for a fully renewable electric power grid. Regardless of the economic or political challenges of bringing this about, it is likely technologically impossible. An electric power grid involves second-by-second balancing between generated supply and consumer demand. In the case of a sudden imbalance—such as from the loss of a generator’s output—all the remaining ge... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on EPA PFAS Action Plan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcing its Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan: “Today’s announcement by the EPA is an important first step in putting together a comprehensive approach to protecting drinking water, enhancing PFA... Read more »

Huizenga Votes No on FY 2019 Spending Package

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting no on the 2019 appropriations package. "Earlier this week, I met with agents from the National Border Patrol Council and asked them: 'how can we improve security at both our northern and southern borders?' We proceeded to have an insightful conversation about improving our technological capabilities as well as... Read more »

Ludington Daily News: National Forest to Delay Alcohol Ban

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The Huron-Manistee National Forest announced Tuesday afternoon, it will delay implementation of an alcohol ban on three of its rivers until at least 2020. The U.S. Forestry Service announced earlier this year that it was banning alcohol on three of its National Wild and Scenic Rivers, and it included the Manistee and Pine rivers as well as the AuSable. “Individuals and businesses throughout northe... Read more »

Huizenga on Forest Service Rule Delay: Local Communities Must Be Heard

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Forest Service announced it was delaying implementation of their rule to prohibit the possession of alcoholic beverages on portions of the AuSable, Manistee, and Pine National Wild and Scenic Rivers. ‪"While the federal government has a responsibility to manage the Huron Manistee National Forests, it is... Read more »

VIDEO: Huizenga discusses the State of the Union Address on CSPAN

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Following the President's State of the Union Address, Congressman Huizenga spoke to CSPAN live from the Capitol. During the interview, Rep. Huizenga discussed the positive aspects of the President's speech on the economy, protecting life, and areas where both Republicans and Democrats can work together. To watch Congressman Huizenga's full interview click the link below. F Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump's State of the Union

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump's State of the Union Address: "Tonight, the President gave a strong address outlining the strength of our economy, the need to secure our southern border, and promote a national culture that defends the unborn and respects life. I believe the President also laid out several areas where bipart... Read more »

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