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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 »

Huizenga Statement on Elimination of Steel Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) issued the following statement in response to the agreement made between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum. “The elimination of steel and aluminum tariffs between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is welcome news and a very positive step that will have a significant impact on Michigan. As Chair of the Canada-United State... Read more »

RA: Huizenga wants to protect taxpayer money from future bank bailouts

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Another federal bailout of top banks in the United States cannot be allowed to happen again, said U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) during an April 10 U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing. The hearing brought in the chief executive officers (CEOs) of seven of the nation’s largest financial institutions to answer tough questions that committee members asked on behalf of American consumers. ... Read more »

Huizenga Questions Top U.S. Bank CEOs on Protecting Taxpayers from Bailouts and Brexit, Applauds Investments in Detroit

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Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), who serves as Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, questioned the CEO’s from Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Citi Group, Bank of New York Mellon, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and State Street Corporation about their capitalization, protecting taxpayers from another bailout, and what impac... Read more »

Detroit News: Wells Fargo CEO grilled by bipartisan lawmakers over scandals

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Washington — Michigan representatives were among the lawmakers who blasted Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan on Tuesday for the company's recent scandals and its response to them. Sloan told the House Financial Services Committee that the banking company has centralized its structure, beefed up its risk management profile and revised incentive pay for retail bankers that had led to previous bad behavior. ... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on President Trump's State of the Union

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This evening, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement regarding President Trump's State of the Union Address: "Tonight, the President gave a strong address outlining the strength of our economy, the need to secure our southern border, and promote a national culture that defends the unborn and respects life. I believe the President also laid out several areas where bipart... Read more »

Huizenga op-ed: 3% Annual Growth Is Within Striking Distance Thanks to Tax and Regulatory Reform

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3% Annual Growth Is Within Striking Distance Thanks to Tax and Regulatory Reform The Zeeland Record Bill Huizenga August 2nd 2018 Friday's chart topping announcement that the economy grew by 4.1% in the second quarter is significant and news that should be celebrated. It demonstrates that our economy is creating more opportunity and more jobs for hardworking families across Ottawa County and aroun... Read more »

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