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Huizenga: Lowering the Cost of Prescription Drugs Should Be A Bipartisan Endeavor

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding his desire to lower prescription drug costs: “Lowering the cost of prescription drugs for seniors, families, and patients across West Michigan should be a bipartisan endeavor. Instead, the Speaker and the Democrat majority chose not to work with Republicans and ram through a very partisan messaging bill that has no... 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 Announces Grant to Reduce Infant Mortality, Improve Outcomes, & Help Families in Kent County

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), released the following statement after the Health and Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the awarding of a $1,092,899 grant to Spectrum Health for its Strong Beginnings Program. Strong Beginnings is a collaboration of Kent County organizations and agencies dedicated to improving maternal-child health and eliminating racial and ethnic di... Read more »

Huizenga Joins Colleagues in Introducing Legislation to Protect Individuals with Pre-Existing Conditions

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) joined Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), and the author of the legislation, Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05), in introducing H.R. 4159, the Protecting Patients with Pre-existing Conditions Act. This legislation will amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabilit... Read more »

Huizenga Votes in Support of 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Legislation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 1327 the Never Forgot the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act: “On September 11th we said we would never forget. Today, I voted to make sure we do not. This bipartisan legislation ensures that both first respon... Read more »

Huizenga Supports Bipartisan Humanitarian Aid Package for Our Southern Border

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in support of the bipartisan humanitarian aid package for our nation’s southern border. “This bipartisan package will deliver meaningful resources to children and families in need as well as those tasked with caring individuals along our southern border. Additionally this legislation gives the flexibility necess... Read more »

Huizenga Talks Great Lakes, Balanced Budget Amendment, and the Road Ahead on "To The Point"

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Over the weekend, Congressman Huizenga appeared on WOOD TV 8's "To The Point" where he discussed protecting the Great Lakes, the federal budget and appropriations process, why "Medicare for All" isn't the answer to improving health care, and his support for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. You can watch Sunday's entire conversation below. Read more »

Huizenga op-ed: In Defense of Born-Alive Survivors

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Long before I had the honor and privilege to serve as West Michigan’s representative in Congress, I made a commitment to always promote a culture that respects life. Every child — created in the image of God — deserves the right to make their impact on this world. As a member of the bipartisan pro-life caucus, I remain steadfast in my defense of the unborn. Together, we are working to prevent taxp... Read more »

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