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Huizenga Statement on President Trump's State of the Union

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump's State of the Union Address: "Tonight, the President gave a strong address outlining the strength of our economy, the need to secure our southern border, and promote a national culture that defends the unborn and respects life. I believe the President also laid out several areas where bipart... Read more »

Huizenga Votes in Support of Historic Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform, Protecting West Michigan Families and Jobs

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in support of the First Step Act, bipartisan legislation to reduce recidivism, reform select sentencing laws, and increase community safety. “In West Michigan we believe in second chances and the First Step Act takes important steps to give those who have made mistakes the opportunity to turn their lives around.... Read more »

Zeeland East High School Student Wins Congressional App Challenge

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Today, as part of Computer Science Education Week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) met with Ethan Visscher to congratulate the Zeeland East High School student on winning the 2018 Second District Congressional App Challenge. Ethan’s app, “Right on Red,” received the highest scores from a panel of local judges who are experts in the technology field. “Right on Red” is a game in which the user is ... Read more »

Huizenga Announces 2018 Congressional App Challenge

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Today, Congressman Huizenga announced the start of the 2018 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The CAC is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. “By encouraging and recognizing our n... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on the Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after President Trump nominated Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. "Judge Kavanaugh is a highly accomplished jurist who has a strong track record of interpreting the Constitution as written, enforcing the separation of powers, and defending the individual liberties of American citiz... Read more »

Huizenga Congratulates Ludington Student on Winning 2018 Congressional Art Competition

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Over the weekend, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) met with the top 12 Second District Congressional Art Competition Finalists at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum in Grand Haven. The winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition is Elise Doan from Ludington High School with her work “Flooded Headspace.” This year’s competition included 65 entries from high school students across West Michigan.... Read more »

Huizenga Congratulates Muskegon Community College on its Commitment to Excellence

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) congratulated Muskegon Community College on being recognized as a national leader among two year higher education institutions. Additionally, Congressman Huizenga discussed how Muskegon Community College is continuing to build on its success and strengthen opportunity for Muskegon County and West Michigan. Congressman Huizenga: Mr. Speaker, I rise today... Read more »

Huizenga to host U.S. Service Academy information session

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Huizenga to host U.S. Service Academy information session The Holland Sentinel U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, will host an information session for West Michigan high school students interested in attending a U.S. Service Academy on Saturday, May 12. The event will be held at the United States Coast Guard Sector Field Office in Grand Haven from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Liaisons from the U.S. Mili... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed: Continuing a serious conversation with students

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As a father, I am committed to protecting our students and ensuring they are safe. I am deeply moved by all who have been impacted by gun violence, especially students. I have consistently engaged with the youth of this district and am always willing to sit down and constructively discuss the important issues affecting students. There are areas of agreement on measures that can be taken at the loc... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Government Funding

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in support of legislation to strengthen our national defense, give our troops a much needed pay raise, improve school safety, combat the opioid epidemic, expand mental health resources, and protect the Great Lakes. “It’s become clear that the budget process is broken. While this legislation is an improvement ove... Read more »

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