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Huizenga Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “Unemployment is at its lowest point in fifty years, wages are rising for all skill levels, and 60,000 Michiganders have been lifted out of poverty because of President Trump’s pro-growth agenda,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “By renegotiating trade deals... Read more »

Growing Support: Bergman & Moolenaar Join Huizenga in Calling for Washington to Hold Field Hearing with Asparagus, Blueberry, and Cherry Growers in Michigan

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On Friday, U.S. Representatives Jack Bergman (MI-01) and John Moolenaar (MI-04) joined Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) in calling for the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Department of Agriculture, and Department of Commerce to hold a field hearing in Michigan to hear directly from specialty crop growers, producers, and farmers. Michigan is unique in the fact that it is able to grow a ... Read more »

Huizenga: The USMCA will strengthen Economic Opportunity and Job Creation in Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after President Trump officially signed the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement: “Modernizing our trade relationship with Mexico and Canada is vital to Michigan’s economy, said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “Estimates show that 65% of Michigan’s exports head to either Mexico or Canada. The USMCA creates new oppo... Read more »

Huizenga Fights For Farmers, Calls for Federal Agencies to Hold Hearing in West Michigan

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer requesting the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Commerce hold a field hearing in West Michigan to hear directly from area farmers, growers, and producers, who are being negatively impacted by unsavory foreign trade practic... Read more »

Huizenga Leads Bipartisan Effort Requesting Army Corps Prioritize Funding for Asian Carp Initiatives, Soo Locks, & Erosion Mitigation

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan effort with 40 of his colleagues emphasizing the importance of infrastructure projects across the Great Lakes region. Specifically, in a letter to RD James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the bipartisan coalition outlined efforts to prevent Asian carp from entering th... Read more »

Huizenga Backs PFAS Legislation to Protect West Michigan Drinking Water, Environment

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 535 – the PFAS Action Act. “West Michigan has seen first-hand the negative impact PFAS can have on drinking water as well as the environment,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “While I don’t agree with every facet of this bill, the science beh... Read more »

Huizenga Speaks and Votes in Support of Michigan Workers, Job Creation, and the USMCA

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Today, Congressman Huizenga (MI-02) voted in favor of the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 385 to 41. Prior to the vote, Congressman Huizenga spoke on the House floor discussing the impact of the USMCA on West Michigan, manufacturing, agriculture, and our nation. Congressman Bill Huizenga: I rise today in st... Read more »

The USMCA Trade Deal is a Win for Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Democrat Leadership announced it would join Republicans and President Trump in supporting the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. “Today’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the USMCA is good news for Michigan manufacturers, agriculture, and more importantly our workers. For the past year,... Read more »

Huizenga Stands Up for Michigan Farmers, Joins Bipartisan Effort to Hold Imported Ag Accountable

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced he is cosponsoring the Defending Domestic Produce Production Act, bipartisan legislation designed to defend family farms from illegal trade practices used by foreign nations to undercut American farmers and growers. Currently, laws addressing anti-dumping and countervailing duties measure injury based on national, year-round totals. This full-year... Read more »

Huizenga Announces GLRI Grant to Protect Macatawa Watershed

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Republican Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council has been awarded a $190,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant by the Great Lakes Commission. The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council’s project will encourage prolonged use of cover crops and increased installation of grassed waterways, where ... Read more »

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