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Huizenga Applauds New EPA Effort to Help Clean Up the Great Lakes

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after the EPA announced a “first-of-its-kind” Great Lakes trash clean up initiative: “This announcement by the EPA demonstrates how the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative can play an even greater role in protecting and preserving the Great Lakes,” said Congressman Huizenga.... Read more »

Huizenga Praises Positive Impact of Holland Virtual Tech High School

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke on the House floor about the positive impact Holland Virtual Tech High School is having on graduation rates and students’ lives in the greater Holland community. Because of the diligent work of teachers, guidance counselors, and support staff, the program has helped raise the graduation rate of Holland High School by 5% over the last two years. Th... Read more »

Results: House Passes 3 Huizenga-led Bills to Strengthen Capital Markets, Protect Investors

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Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed three bipartisan bills from Congressman Bill Huizenga to strengthen capital markets, provide greater opportunities for investors, and enhance whistleblower protections for employees who report illegal behavior in an effort to prevent crony capitalism. Below are brief summaries of each measure that passed the House with quotes from Congressman Hu... Read more »

Huizenga Celebrates the Service, Leadership, and Impact of GVSU President Thomas J. Haas

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This morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) honored outgoing Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas on the floor of the U.S. House. During the speech, Huizenga recognized the growth of GVSU under President Haas’ leadership, Haas’ relationship with students, and his impact on West Michigan. Congressman Huizenga: Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the career of a friend, pu... Read more »

Huizenga Talks New GVSU Laker Line Bus Route Connecting Allendale and Grand Rapids

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The Rapid officially broke ground Monday on its new Laker Line. Work is already underway building platforms up and down Lake Michigan Drive and Fulton Street for the new bus route. The route will run between Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus and downtown Grand Rapids. It will replace the current Route 50 buses, which currently connect GVUS’s Allendale campus with its downtown campus... Read more »

WZZM: One Good Thing: Congressional Art Competition winners

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Rep. Huizenga recently announced Megan Johnson's "The Hand is Home" as the winner. Johnson is a junior at West Ottawa. Her piece will now hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside winners from the rest of the country. Two other pieces will hang in Huizenga's congressional offices for a year. There were 70 submissions from all over West Michigan this year. Johnson will now get the chance to tra... Read more »

West Ottawa High School Student Wins 2019 Congressional Art Competition

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On Saturday, Congressman Bill Huizenga announced Megan Johnson, a junior at West Ottawa High School, as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Michigan’s Second Congressional District. Megan’s piece entitled, "The Hand is Home" will now be placed on display in the U.S. Capitol for the next year so thousands of people can view it when they visit the Capitol Building. Megan will al... Read more »

Huizenga to host service academy info session in Grand Haven

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Congressman Bill Huizenga will be hosting an information session on Saturday (May 11th) for West Michigan high school students who are interested in attending a U.S. service academy. It will take place at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, 650 S. Harbor Ave., from 9-10:30 a.m. Liaisons from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Mari... Read more »

Huizenga Hosts Second Annual Youth Leadership Summit

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On Friday, Congressman Huizenga hosted the second annual Huizenga Youth Leadership Summit. Nearly 200 juniors from 33 West Michigan area high schools attended the summit that was held on the campus of Grand Valley State University in Allendale. The half-day event is designed to provide students with the opportunity to speak with and hear from Congressman Huizenga and West Michigan leaders while ex... Read more »

Holland Sentinel: GVSU students visit Bill Huizenga

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A group of Grand Valley State University students recently met up with U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, in the nation’s capital. Junior Dorian Thompson said the group anticipated a 15-minute meeting with Huizenga and a quick picture. However, they were pleasantly surprised when their congressman invited them into the House gallery, where they watched a voting process with explanation ... Read more »

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