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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 »

Huizenga Fights For Oceana County Farmers, Personally Addresses Asparagus and Specialty Crop Concerns

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) met with Unites States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and advocated for additional measures to be taken to support Michigan asparagus and specialty crops. On June 14th, Congressman Huizenga held a town hall style discussion with asparagus growers, packers, and processors in Hart. At that meeting, Congressman Huizenga promised growers in Ocean... Read more »

Huizenga Joint Op-Ed in the Detroit News: Michigan deserves a better trade deal than NAFTA.

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Everyone knows the world today is vastly different than it was in 1994: Walkmans have been replaced by smartphones, floppy disks have gone to the cloud, and cars are starting to drive themselves. The drivers of our economy have dramatically changed over the past 25 years. While the 1990s are long gone, that era’s North America Free Trade Agreement, also known as NAFTA, needs to be put in the rearv... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Final Army Corps Report for Protecting the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement on the Army Corps of Engineers issuing the final Chief's Report on the Brandon Road Lock and Dam. Brandon Road is the established and determined pinch point for stopping Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes and decimating the ecosystem. "With the recent discovery of Asian carp DNA wi... Read more »

WHTC: Huizenga, Upton Give Thumbs Up To Lifting of Steel and Aluminium Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

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Zeeland Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga and St. Joseph Republican Fred Upton each issued statements saying they're pleased with an the agreement made between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum. Huizenga's statement: “The elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is welcome news and a very positive step that will ha... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Elimination of Steel Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) issued the following statement in response to the agreement made between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum. “The elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is welcome news and a very positive step that will have a significant impact on Michigan. As Chair of the Canada-United State... Read more »

POLITICO: Huizenga Joins Panel Discussing Entrepreneurship in America

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On Thursday May 9th, Congressman Huizenga joined Politico for a panel discussion on small business in America and what steps Congress can take to improve the economy and entrepreneurship. During the conversation, Rep. Huizenga talked about the importance and significance of lowering barriers for small business at all levels of government. Additionally, Rep. Huizenga thoroughly discussed the negoti... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump & Great Lakes Funding

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, released the following statement after President Trump announced his support for fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. "The Great Lakes are vital to our economy and to our way of life here in Michigan. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has been instrumental in protecting the Great Lakes, preservi... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on EPA PFAS Action Plan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), a founding member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, released the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcing its Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan: “Today’s announcement by the EPA is an important first step in putting together a comprehensive approach to protecting drinking water, enhancing PFA... Read more »

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