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Huizenga Statement on President Biden’s Decision to Stick Taxpayers with a new $300 Billion Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after President Biden announced hardworking taxpayers were going to foot the $300 billion bill for his latest scheme to buy back voters.  “First of all, it is highly questionable that President Biden even has the constitutional authority to make this decision,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Frankly, this…

Huizenga Thanks GVSU Vice President Matt McLogan for his Service to West Michigan, Commitment to Grand Valley Students

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), spoke on the House floor thanking Matt McLogan, the Vice President of University Relations at Grand Valley State University, for his nearly 35 years of service and commitment to GVSU, its students, and West Michigan. Video of Congressman Huizenga’s remarks as well as an edited text copy of his remarks are available below.  I know that…

Huizenga Announces 2022 Congressional App Challenge

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced the start of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The CAC is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to develop an interest in coding by designing their own apps while highlighting the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.  “The Congressional App Challenge is a…

Zeeland East Student Wins 2022 Congressional Art Competition, Will Have Work Displayed at U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced that Biruk Kwantes, a student at Zeeland East High School, as the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Biruk’s piece “Roll of the Dice” will be sent to the U.S. Capitol and put on display with works of art created by students from across the nation. Biruk created his piece using colored pencils. This year’s runner up was “You…

Huizenga Announces Start to 2022 Congressional Art Competition

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the start of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for high school students across Michigan’s Second Congressional District. “Students across West Michigan have a history of creating and designing incredible works of art for the Congressional Art Competition,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “People from around the country and across…

Huizenga Cosponsors Parents Educational Bill of Rights Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced his support for H.R. 6056, the Parents Bill of Rights Act. This legislation defines concrete protections for parents and guidelines for schools to follow in an effort to encourage positive dialogue and strengthen the education our children receive in schools across America. “Parents know their children best, ” said Congressman Bill…

VIDEO: Huizenga Votes No on President Biden's Buy Back Voters Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after voting against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi’s multi-trillion-dollar spending spree known as the Buy Back Voters Act. “This out-of-control spending spree could have been stopped by blocking passage of the infrastructure bill,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Democrats tied the infrastructure bill to…

Huizenga Fights for West Michigan Students, Advocates for Schools to Receive Balanced COVID Relief Funding

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) sent a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona asking for the Department of Education to allow Michigan’s proposal   for distributing federal covid relief funds to school districts. Under the State of Michigan proposal, schools that received less than $1,093 per pupil in ESSER Funding would receive a larger equalization payment.…

Huizenga Announces Introduction of Bipartisan Small Farm to School Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Small Farm to School Act. This bipartisan bill was introduced with Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-NY). The Small Farm to School Act launches a pilot program to incentivize partnerships between small farms and local schools with the goal of providing students with nutritious, locally grown food.   “The Small…

VIDEO: Huizenga Congratulates Jenison Superintendent Tom Tenbrink on 34 Years of Service to West Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to honor and recognize Tom Tenbrink, the Superintendent of Jenison Public Schools. Earlier this year, Mr. Tenbrink announced his retirement from serving the Jenison School District for 34 years with 18 of those years as Superintendent.  Congressman Bill Huizenga: I rise today…

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