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Huizenga Calls for Tax Certainty for Small Businesses & 1099 Employees, Presses Secretary Yellen on Educational and Economic Impact of Closed Schools

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Yesterday afternoon, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) read a constituent letter from a West Michigan CPA to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calling for tax filing alignment and certainty. Recently, the IRS announced the federal filing deadline for 2020 was moved to May 17th. However, taxpayers who are required to file quarterly estimates for 2021 are still required to have those payments in by Ap... Read more »

Huizenga, Hill, and Barr, Introduce Legislation to Stop Democrat Bailout of Rogue and Terrorist Nations Through the IMF

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) announced the introduction of the Special Drawing Rights Oversight Act with Representatives French Hill (R-AR) and Andy Barr (R-KY). This bill limits the executive branch’s ability to bypass Congress to authorize Special Drawing Right (SDR) allocations by limiting the size and frequency of allocations unless Congress authorizes them by law. Under current law... Read more »

Huizenga, McHenry Introduce Legislation to Protect Middle Class Families, Those Saving for Retirement from Financial Transaction Tax

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Last week, Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), the top republican on the House Financial Services Committee, introduced legislation to protect American savers and investors from Democrats’ harmful tax proposals. The Protecting Retirement Savers and Everyday Investors Act would block states from imposing financial transactions taxes (FTTs) on certain in... Read more »

Huizenga Op-Ed: The Biden/Pelosi “Stimulus” is Light on Fighting Covid, Loaded with Liberal Political Priorities

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Three hours after restaurants and bars were mandated to close here in Michigan, Speaker Pelosi and Democrats in the House were passing a $1.9 trillion partisan spending bill masquerading as “COVID relief” in the middle of the night in Washington. I voted against this package and I believe Michiganders deserve to know what is in this monstrosity. Over the past year, Republicans and Democrats came t... Read more »

Huizenga Votes "No" on President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 Trillion Spending Package

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Early this morning, Congressman Bill Huizenga voted against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi's $1.9 trillion pork laden spending package. Following the vote, Congressman Huizenga released the following statement regarding the partisan legislation saying, "Less than 9% of this massive spending bill goes toward defeating covid and 95% of the education funding won’t be spent until next school year ... Read more »

Huizenga Calls out Political Theater, Shoots Down Notion of Casino Investing, Asks "Roaring Kitty" About Investing in GameStop at Hearing Today

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Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee posed questions during a hearing filled with political theatrics on the Robinhood App, GameStop and retail investing. During the hearing, Rep. Huizenga addressed the importance of retail investing for individuals and shot down the notion that retail investment was... Read more »

Huizenga Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Boost Next Generation of Small Business Entrepreneurs, Reduce Red Tape, Save Jobs

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This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 935, the Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act. This bipartisan bill helps preserve small business jobs, promote the next generation of small business ownership, and reduce costs for small businesses by ... Read more »

Huizenga Amendment to Restore Fiscal Responsibility Rejected by Democrats

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Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Ranking Member of the Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee, released the following statement after Chairwoman Maxine Waters and Democrats on the Financial Services Committee rejected his amendment for bipartisan budget control on legislation that falls under the jurisdiction of the House Financial Services Committee. In yesterda... Read more »

Huizenga Statement on Senate Confirmation of Janet Yellen as First Woman to Lead the Treasury Department

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Tonight, Congressman Bill Huizenga released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury by a vote of 84-15. "Congratulations to Janet Yellen on being confirmed as our nation’s first female Treasury Secretary. I look forward to continuing our debate - that began when Secretary Yellen served as Fed Chair - on the most effective policies to help A... Read more »

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 »

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