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The USMCA Trade Deal is a Win for Michigan

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after Democrat Leadership announced it would join Republicans and President Trump in supporting the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. “Today’s announcement of a bipartisan agreement on the USMCA is good news for Michigan manufacturers, agriculture, and more importantly our workers. For the past year,... Read more »

House passes Huizenga's Bill to Help Victims of Fraud

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Bipartisan fraud-protection legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) this week received approval from the U.S. House of Representatives in a 314-95 vote. The House on Nov. 18 approved the Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, H.R. 4344, which Rep. Huizenga cosponsored in September with bill sponsor U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-UT) to help the Securities and Exchange Com... Read more »

House passes Huizenga Legislation to Help Victims of Fraud Recover Losses

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Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4344, The Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, bipartisan legislation Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) introduced with Congressman Ben McAdams (D-UT). H.R. 4344 will help the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hold criminals accountable and help Main Street investors who are victims of fraud recover their losses. Thi... Read more »

Huizenga says Ex-Im Bank reauth must address China

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The House on Friday passed a bill along party lines to fund and overhaul the Export-Import Bank after a bipartisan agreement crumbled under Democratic opposition. The House voted 235-184 to send the bill to the Senate, where it is unlikely to see action. Only 13 House Republicans supported the bill Friday after the White House budget office announced its opposition to the bill Thursday. Senate Maj... Read more »

Huizenga talks to Coin Telegraph about Facebook Cryptocurrency

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Yesterday, Oct. 23, Cointelegraph reported from the United States House of Representatives as the Financial Services Committee questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for over six hours. While focused on the Libra Association and its planned Libra token, the hearing expanded to touch on a wide range of concerns and controversies surrounding Facebook. The hearing was often contentious, with several... Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Confirms to Rep. Huizenga that Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency must Receive U.S. Approval to move forward

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Today, when asked by Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Facebook Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress that if the Libra Association did not get U.S. regulatory approval before launching Libra, Facebook would be forced to leave the association. This exchange solidifies that Libra must get approval from U.S. regulators before its launch. The video and transcript of Congressma... Read more »

RA: Huizenga Legislation to Strengthen Economy, Protect Whistleblowers Passes House

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The U.S. House of Representatives on July 9 approved three bipartisan bills supported by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) to bolster efforts at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to protect investors and strengthen markets. The House passed the Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act, H.R. 2919, sponsored by Rep. Huizenga and cosponsor U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams (D-UT) ... Read more »

Results: House Passes 3 Huizenga-led Bills to Strengthen Capital Markets, Protect Investors

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Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed three bipartisan bills from Congressman Bill Huizenga to strengthen capital markets, provide greater opportunities for investors, and enhance whistleblower protections for employees who report illegal behavior in an effort to prevent crony capitalism. Below are brief summaries of each measure that passed the House with quotes from Congressman Hu... Read more »

Politico: Republicans back move to help SEC recoup cash for harmed investors

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House Republicans today expressed willingness to partner with Democrats in advancing legislation that would overturn a Supreme Court decision and help the SEC collect cash from wrongdoers. At a House Financial Services hearing today, Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) said the SEC needs to be able recover ill-gotten gains and distribute those funds to harmed investors. "I am supportive in concept," Huiz... Read more »

Has Congress lost the ability or the will to pass Bill Huizenga's unanimous and bipartisan small business bill?

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In the 115th Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed HR 477, the Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act with a 426 – 0 recorded vote; but it failed to become law because time ran out in the U.S. Senate at the end of 2018. Later in the session, Hensarling and Waters - again in bipartisan fashion - added HR 477 to the JOBS and Investor C... Read more »

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