Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the House Rules Committee advanced his amendment for consideration before the full U.S. House of Representatives. The Huizenga Amendment blocks any funding for the Biden Administration’s proposal to impose a $600 per petition “Asylum Program Fee” on employers. The Biden Administration’s new fee would… Read more »
A recent study from Moody’s Analytics showed American households are currently paying $709 more each month than they did for the same goods two years ago. Inflation, fueled by Washington’s out-of-control spending, has made it harder for families to make ends meet. Unfortunately, Southwest Michigan families received an additional sticker shock from back-to-school shopping. According to… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) pressed Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security, Paul Rosen, over concerns surrounding the federal government’s oversight of Gotion Inc.’s proposal to build electric battery plants near Big Rapids, Michigan. The parent company of Gotion has established ties to the Chinese Communist Party.
During the House Financial Services… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-04) released the following statement after Holtec International and Wolverine Power Cooperative announced the signing of a power purchase agreement.
“This partnership completes another important step in the effort to restore clean, carbon-free energy production at the Palisades Nuclear Facility,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Given the shared goal… Read more »
Our local economy is unique. It is driven by tourism, agriculture, and manufacturing. It is rare for an area to have all three staples of economic activity in one spot, and Southwest Michigan is fortunate to have them. I am proud to serve as Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, where I play a leading role in protecting the ecology and strengthening the economy of the Great Lakes.… Read more »
Today Congressman Huizenga was joined by U.S. Representatives Moolenaar, Scholten, and Walberg in a letter to Governor Gretchen Whitmer in an effort to protect Allegan, Berrien and Muskegon counties from facing increased regulatory burdens following a misguided determination by the EPA that these areas did not attain certain ozone levels. It has been widely acknowledged, including by the… Read more »
Last week, I joined local leaders in celebrating the opening of the new Whirlpool Technology Center expansion in St. Joseph. This state-of-the-art facility is the result of a $60 million investment in Berrien County. During the event, I discussed the importance of creating high-quality jobs and how this significant investment will create economic opportunity not only in St. Joe and Benton… Read more »
Over the past year, China has made a concerted effort to make in-roads in the Western Hemisphere and take increasingly aggressive actions internationally. It is clear that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is actively expanding its global reach. As a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), I have been working to address this growing concern.
In fact, last month, HFAC passed… Read more »
Agriculture plays a significant role in our economy at the local, state, and federal levels. I’m excited to share with you new legislation I introduced to strengthen Michigan’s economy while helping local farmers. Along the Lakeshore and across Southwest Michigan, we have the unique ability to grow a variety of specialty crops in addition to more traditional agriculture products. Whether… Read more »
Yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI). The AUKUS Submarine Transfer Authorization Act would authorize the sale of up to two Virginia Class Submarines to Australia pursuant to the AUKUS trilateral partnership. Additionally, the legislation puts the entire transfer process under Congressional oversight… Read more »