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419-0! Huizenga Legislation to Help Small Businesses Passes House with Unanimous Support

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 935, the Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2021. This legislation is designed to level the playing field for small businesses by reforming a costly one-size fits all regulatory requirement when a small or medium-sized business t...

Huizenga Statement on 10th Anniversary of the JOBS Act

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee released the following statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. “The JOBS Act gave renewed hope for America’s small businesses, startup companies, and entrepreneurs, by removing red tape and paving the way for new opportu...

Huizenga, Republicans to Gensler: Now is Not the Time for New Rulemaking on Climate

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Yesterday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-2), Congressman French Hill (AR-2), Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-6), Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-8), Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2), and Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-2) sent a letter to SEC Chair Gary Gensler regarding the upcomin...

Huizenga Introduces Bill to Stop US Financial Institutions from Buying & Servicing Russian Debt

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee announced the introduction of H.R. 6900, the Russian Sovereign Debt Prohibition Act of 2022. “This legislation will continue to place tighter restrictions on Russian debt and more importantly, Russian banks,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “The Russian Sovereign D...

Huizenga Statement on President Biden's State of the Union

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union Address. “It was good to see strong support on both sides of the aisle for Ukraine and it’s people this evening. While President Biden made impassioned statements, we must do more to help our Ukrainian Allies. First and foremost, it doesn’t make sense for America to con...

Huizenga Calls on U.S. Stock Markets to Permanently Suspend Trading of Russian Companies

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee released the following statement on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq’s decision to temporarily halt trading in the stocks of Russia-based companies listed on their exchanges. “The move by the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq to halt trading of Russia...

Huizenga Introduces FACE Act to Ban IRS from Using Facial Recognition Technology on Taxpayers

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On Friday, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), introduced the Facial Authorization Cannot be Enforced Act or FACE Act. This legislation prevents the IRS from using facial recognition software and storing the faces of American taxpayers in a database. “The IRS’ desire to use facial recognition software should be concerning to every American,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. “The federal government or...

Huizenga Statement on Federal Reserve Signaling Looming Interest Rate Increase

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee released the following statement after the Federal Reserve signaled its plan to raise interest rates in March. “For far too long, the Federal Reserve has chosen artificially low interest rates, as opposed to free-market principles,” said Congressman Bill Huizenga. ...

Huizenga Talks Inflation, President Biden's Failed Agenda on Fox Business

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) joined “Fox Business Tonight” to discuss the latest actions by the Federal Reserve to combat inflation and how President Biden’s failed economic policies are raising costs on families in Michigan and across America. You can watch the Congressman's full interview by clicking the photo below. On Inflation and The Federal Reserve Raising Interest Rates Tha...

McHenry, Huizenga Call on Chair Waters to Join Republicans’ Investigation into Politicization of PCAOB

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Today, the top Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), and the top Republican on the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, Bill Huizenga (MI-02), sent a letter to Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) requesting she join Committee Republicans’ investigation of the Biden Administration’s attempt to ...

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