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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 Farm to School Act ...

Huizenga Slams President Biden’s Inaction on US-Canada Border

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Co-Chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group released the following statement after the Biden Administration quietly extended travel restrictions between the U.S. and Canada until August 21st. “The Biden Administration’s failure to develop a plan to reopen the border between the United States and Canada is not only embarrassing it highligh...

Huizenga, Higgins, and Castor Lead over 70 Members of Congress in Bipartisan Call for President Biden to Reopen U.S. Canada Border, Reestablish Travel Between US and UK

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Brian Higgins (D-NY), and Kathy Castor (D-FL) are leading a bipartisan push encouraging the Biden Administration to take steps to safely reopen international travel to the United States. In a letter to President Biden, signed by 75 members of the House of Representatives, Congressional leaders lay out action items including reopening the land borde...

Huizenga Statement on Study Showing Michigan Having the Slowest Recovery in the Nation

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after WalletHub published a new study showing that Michigan is experiencing the slowest recovery in the nation from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the study, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three key dimensions: COVID Health, Leisure & Travel, and Economy & Labor Market. Overall, Michigan scor...

Huizenga Tapped to Lead Bipartisan US-Canada Inter-Parliamentary Group

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY) were officially appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives to serve as co-chairs of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group. The Inter-Parliamentary Group is comprised of a coalition of elected leaders from both countries committed to advancing dialogue on policies of mutual interest. Bilatera...

Huizenga Stands Up for Michigan Farmers, Supports Trade Investigation of Cucumber and Squash Imports

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) announced his support of a section 332 Investigation by the International Trade Commission (ITC) into unfair trade practices that are negatively impacting operations for cucumber and squash growers in Michigan and across the nation. According to the USDA, Michigan ranked first nationally for the production of processed cucumbers and second behind only Flori...

Huizenga, Moulton Introduce Bipartisan GRUB Act to Provide Per Diem to National Guard Members Deployed to U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) announced the introduction of the GRUB Act. This bipartisan legislation will retroactively provide an estimated $43 per day in reimbursement for members of the National Guard who answered the call to serve and were deployed to our nation’s capital. This number is line with criteria for a proportional meal rate for both ser...

Huizenga Calls for Accountability, Investigation into Why the Michigan National Guard Continues to Receive Unsafe Food on Fox News

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This morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) appeared on Fox News to call for accountability and to discuss the unsafe quality of food Michigan National Guard service members have received while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. During the interview, Congressman Huizenga called for members of the Guard to be provided a per diem and both Representative Huizenga a...

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t...

Huizenga Leads Michigan Delegation in Call to Improve Accountability, Food Quality, and Flexibility for MI Guard Deployed to U.S. Capitol

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) led a bipartisan letter calling for the National Guard to void the contract that has led to members of the Michigan National Guard receiving unacceptable and inadequate quality of food while deployed to the U.S. Capitol. Constituents serving and currently deployed to Washington D.C. have reported receiving significantly undercooked food and even meals conta...

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