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Huizenga op-ed: Family Reunification Should be a Priority for Congress

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Like most in West Michigan and throughout our nation, I was heartbroken to learn of the actions being taken at our southern border. The United States is a nation of laws, but it is also a nation built upon the foundation of compassion and strong families. While it is critical that we enact reforms to secure our borders and work to fix our broken immigration system, the notion of automatically sepa...

Huizenga Statement on Federal Court Decision Addressing Separations

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement in response to a federal judge ruling the Trump Administration must end most separations and reunite those families that have been separated. “While the actions taken by the Administration as well as those taken by a federal judge in California to end family separations and reunite separated families are both steps in the right dire...

Huizenga Statement on the IMF Ending Its Bailout of Greece

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Today, House Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement regarding the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) announcement that it would no longer provide financial assistance to Greece. "The IMF is doing the right thing by letting the Eurozone solve what has been a Eurozone problem all along," said Chairman Huizenga. "As the...

Huizenga Votes to Help West Michigan Veterans, Boost Great Lakes Infrastructure

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting is support of H.R. 5985, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019. “Our veterans deserve the best care available. This important legislation takes another significant step forward by prioritizing our veterans, strengthening oversight and ...

Huizenga Statement on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

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“I implore the Administration to reconsider this misguided proposal and at a minimum fix the exclusion process for those with existing contracts to prevent lasting negative impacts. If the goal is to address Chinese manufactured steel flooding the market, then our focus should be targeted on that issue, not our economic allies.”

Huizenga and Upton: 2019 NDAA Keeps us Safe, Promotes Michigan Priorities

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The Defense Act keeps us safe, promotes Michigan priorities The Holland Sentinel U.S. Reps Fred Upton and Bill Huizenga May 25, 2018 at 5:06 PM America’s military is facing grave challenges on multiple fronts. From the re-emergence of competitors like Russia and China, the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and Iran, the imperative to keep the pressure on terrorist organizations like ISIS and al Qae...

Huizenga Op-Ed: Tax Reform Is Working For West Michigan

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Tax Reform Is Working For West Michigan The Zeeland Record Congressman Bill Huizenga May 17, 2018 It's been nearly six months since Republicans in Congress overhauled our nation's tax code for the first time in 30 years. Since December, we have seen job creators of all sizes around the country, including right here in West Michigan, respond positively by raising wages, issuing bonuses, and expandi...

Huizenga Statement on Iran

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after President Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the flawed Iranian Nuclear Deal. “The Obama Administration’s Nuclear Deal with Iran did not make the American people or our allies in Europe or our allies across the Middle East safer. Under this flawed agreement, Iran was permitted to further advance t...

Huizenga concludes bipartisan delegation visit to the Netherlands to strengthen economic, diplomatic, and security ties

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) led a bipartisan delegation from the House of Representatives to the Netherlands. The purpose of the trip was to highlight and further strengthen the relationship the United States and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. As Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on the Netherlands, Congressman Huizenga traveled to the Netherlands at the invitation of the Dutc...

Huizenga Talks NFIB Survey, Positive Impact of Tax Reform on West Michigan, Financial Reg Reform on Fox Business

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Today, Congressman Huizenga appeared on Varney and Co. to discuss the positive impact tax reform is having on hardworking taxpayers and small business job creators in West Michigan. Rep. Huizenga also took the opportunity to discuss the Senate finally taking action to reform Dodd-Frank and how the House should respond. Click the image above to watch the interview On Tax Reform “When I am back in W...

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