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Huizenga Backs COVID-19 Relief Package for West Michigan, Calls for Speaker Pelosi to be held Accountable for Pandemic Politicking

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan coronavirus relief package to help West Michigan families and small businesses. “Tonight’s long-awaited agreement provides critical aid to working families and small businesses here in West Michigan and across the nation. Specifically, this agreement extends the Paycheck Protection P... Read more »

Huizenga Introduces New Legislation to Block Tax Increase on Michigan Seniors, Pensioners, College Savers, First-Time Homebuyers, and Everyday Investors

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican leader of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee and Republican leader of the House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Republican Leader of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced new legislation to protect middle class investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. The Protect... Read more »

Huizenga Introduces Amendment Blocking Iran From Accessing U.S. Financial System to Defense Bill

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), a leading Republican voice on the House Financial Services Committee, announced the introduction of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would block the Iranian Government from accessing the U.S. banking system. The Huizenga amendment expresses the sense of the Congress that U.S. citizens’ bank deposits should not be used to f... Read more »

Huizenga seeks extended Paycheck Protection Program benefit for small businesses

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The safe harbor provision of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was implemented under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, should be extended until the federal government issues final guidance, according to U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI). The congressman led several colleagues in requesting that the U.S. Treasury Department and the U.S. Small Business Administra... Read more »

Huizenga Video on Pelosi's $3 Trillion Wish List Garners 250,000 Views in Under 24 Hours

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Last night, after casting his vote against Speaker Pelosi’s $3 trillion partisan wish list, Congressman Huizenga reached out directly to West Michigan constituents to provide an update via Facebook Live. During the 6 minute video, Rep. Huizenga details his concerns with H.R. 6800, specifically how the legislation would allow illegal immigrants to receive stimulus checks, fund Planned Parenthood, a... Read more »

Huizenga Votes Against Speaker Pelosi’s $3 Trillion Partisan Wish List

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) voted against Speaker Pelosi’s $3,000,000,000,000 partisan wish list. H.R. 6800 passed the House this evening by a vote of 208 to 199. Prior to the vote Congressman Huizenga spoke against the bill. Video of the Congressman’s speech as well as a transcript of his remarks are available below. Congressman Bill Huizenga: I rise today in opposition to this $3 ... Read more »

Huizenga Leads Effort to Protect Small Businesses, Improve Safe Harbor Provision

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Last night, Congressman Bill Huizenga led a letter sent to the Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) requesting that these agencies extend the safe harbor provision included in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until one week after final guidance is issued. While the PPP has served as a vital resource to keep small businesses afloat and paychecks flowing to more than 5... Read more »

Huizenga Voices Concerns, Prepares to Vote Against Speaker Pelosi's $3 Trillion Partisan Grab Bag

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In what would eclipse the CARES Act as the largest economic relief package in history, House Democrats' new HEROES Act carries a $3 trillion price tag. The act includes items like another round of direct stimulus payments to taxpayers, hazard pay for essential workers, housing assistance and $10,000 in student loan forgiveness per borrower. “The HEROES Act focus on three pillars: opening our econo... Read more »

Holland Sentinel: Huizenga introduces ‘Patriot bonus’ bill

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A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, would create a tax credit for businesses who increase wages for essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Huizenga introduced House Resolution 6629, the Patriot Bonus Tax Credit Act, in the House of Representatives on Thursday, April 30. The legislation would allow the federal government to dole out refundable tax credits to busines... Read more »

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