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VIDEO: Huizenga Announces Start of 2021 Congressional Art Competition

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga announced the start of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for high school students across Michigan’s Second Congressional District. “The Congressional Art Competition offers a great way for students to demonstrate their skill and ability,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “I look forward to seeing students across West Michigan put their creative and artistic tal... Read more »

Huizenga Calls for Tax Certainty for Small Businesses & 1099 Employees, Presses Secretary Yellen on Educational and Economic Impact of Closed Schools

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Yesterday afternoon, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) read a constituent letter from a West Michigan CPA to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calling for tax filing alignment and certainty. Recently, the IRS announced the federal filing deadline for 2020 was moved to May 17th. However, taxpayers who are required to file quarterly estimates for 2021 are still required to have those payments in by Ap... Read more »

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t... Read more »

Huizenga Votes "No" on President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 Trillion Spending Package

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Early this morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga voted against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 trillion pork laden spending package. Following the vote, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement regarding the partisan legislation saying, "Less than 9% of this massive spending bill goes toward defeating covid and 95% of the education funding won’t be spent until next school year ... Read more »

Huizenga, MI Representatives, and Local Education Leaders Call for Change in Education Funding Formula included in President Biden's COVID Relief Package

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Today, Congressmen Bill Huizenga (MI-02), John Moolenaar (MI-04), Peter Meijer (MI-03), and Fred Upton (MI-06) sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Republican Leader McCarthy asking for lawmakers to not only review but revise the formula in how federal funding is allocated per pupil for school districts. Approximately $128 billion in education funding is included in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion ... Read more »

Huizenga Nominates 15 West Michigan Students to U.S. Service Academies

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Today, Congressman Huizenga announced 15 Second District nominees to the U.S. Service Academies for the Class of 2025. These students will be considered for appointment to one or more of the following: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. “It... Read more »

Huizenga Backs COVID-19 Relief Package for West Michigan, Calls for Speaker Pelosi to be held Accountable for Pandemic Politicking

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package to help West Michigan families and small businesses. “Tonight’s long-awaited agreement provides critical aid to working families and small businesses here in West Michigan and across the nation. Specifically, this agreement extends the Paycheck Protection P... Read more »

Huizenga, Labor Secretary Scalia Tour Gentex, Discuss Economic Recovery in Zeeland

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga and U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia toured Gentex Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic parts for the automotive and aerospace industries, and met with company leadership and employees. Secretary Scalia and Congressman Huizenga discussed the economic recovery and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) recent entry into force. Following the to... Read more »

Huizenga, Community Leaders to Speak Out, Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking in Holland Tomorrow

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Tomorrow evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga will join Rebecca McDonald of Women at Risk International and Helen Zeerip of Teddy’s Transport to raise awareness, educate, and empower the community to fight back against human trafficking. The event will be held outdoors at Teddy’s Transport in Holland at 7 PM. The public is invited attend and properly social distance. It is encouraged that those atte... Read more »

WZZM: Holland 'Back the Blue' rally features U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga

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Saturday morning, a couple hundred people attended a 'Back the Blue' rally in Holland to show support for law enforcement. Held at Centennial Park, the rally featured U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) and Pastor Bart Spencer of Lighthouse Baptist Church. "I'm here to help defend the police, not defund the police," said Huizenga. The congressman emphasized the importance of pro-police rallies to ... Read more »

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