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Huizenga Presents Purple Heart to American Legion Post 28 in Grand Haven

March 27, 2021

On Friday, March 26th, Congressman Bill Huizenga posthumously presented a Purple Heart to Charles A. Conklin. Mr. Conklin was the first casualty of World War I from Grand Haven and is the namesake for the American Legion Post in Grand Haven, Michigan. Post 28 will display the Purple Heart at the Leg...

  • Huizenga presses Secretary Yellen on economic impact of reopening schools March 24, 2021

    During a House Financial Services hearing on March 23, Congressman Huizenga asked Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the economic impact of schools being closed and what that means for students and families moving forward.

  • Huizenga calls for tax clarity from IRS & Secretary Yellen, stands up for small biz & 1099 employees March 23, 2021

    On March 23, 2021, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen falsely claimed that only the "wealthy" pay tax estimates. Congressman Huizenga quickly pushed back on that statement by citing seasonal workers, construction workers, 1099 employees, and many small business owners pay estimates. Secretary Yellen's answer was in a response to a question from Congressman Huizenga regarding why the filing date for 2020 taxes was moved but not the filing date for first quarter estimates for 2021.

  • Huizenga talks Retail Investing, Payment for Order Flow, & GameStop Trading February 18, 2021

    Today, Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), whose serves as 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, Huizenga addressed the importance of retail investing for individuals and shot down the notion that retail investment was like a casino where people gamble with fake money. Additionally, Huizenga ask...

  • Huizenga Supports Bill Protecting Great Lakes, Updating Environmental Sensitivity Maps December 4, 2020

    On December 3rd, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of bipartisan legislation to update the environmental sensitivity maps across the Great Lakes region. While maps for the east coast, west coast, and gulf coasts have been updated in recent years, the Great Lakes region has not been updated in over 20 years!

  • Huizenga Speaks Out Against Speaker Pelosi's $3 Trillion Partisan Wish List May 15, 2020

    On May 15th, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke on the House floor against the 1800 page partisan grab bag introduced by Speaker Pelosi. Specifically, Huizenga spoke out against funding for Planned Parenthood. Huizenga also stood in support of West Michigan small businesses and their employees who are struggling to make ends meet. Congressman Huizenga has introduced multiple bills to support and reward health care workers, first responders, and front line employees. To learn more about H.R. 6433 an...

  • Huizenga addresses Eagle Scouts May 5, 2020

    Annual Eagle Scout Building Character celebration 2020

  • Huizenga Supports Small Biz via PPP, First Responders & Medical Professionals via HEROES Act April 23, 2020

    On April 23, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke on the floor of the U.S. House about the importance of the Paycheck Protection Act and it's impact on West Michigan. Rep. Huizenga specifically mentions Mactawa Bank and it's ability to process $300 million in loans that will support 1,200 small businesses and help help more than 27,000 employees in West Michigan. The Congressman also shared a story from Ludington, Michigan where a bowling alley was approved for a PPP loan and that help saved his busi...

  • Huizenga Stands Up For West Michigan, Voices Support For Bipartisan COVID-19 Assistance Legislation March 27, 2020

    On March 27th, Congressman Bill Huizenga on the bipartisan Senate COVID-19 relief legislation knows as the CARES Act. I rise today on behalf of the people of West Michigan, for the individuals and families who have seen their world turned upside down by COVID-19. Our neighbors, friends, and family members are losing their income, Small businesses are closing their doors, and manufacturers big and small are shuttering factories. All this is happening NOT because of bad business decisions or perso...

  • Huizenga: Let's Protect, Preserve, and Strengthen the Great Lakes for Future Generations February 5, 2020

    On February 5th, 2020, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation will reauthorize and expand the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The GLRI helps restore the ecology of the Great Lakes by cleaning up legacy pollution, restoring wetlands, combating invasive species, addressing algal blooms, etc. The economy of the Great Lakes is directly tied to the health of the Great Lakes. This bipartisan bill will str...

  • Huizenga: USMCA is a win for MI workers, farmers, and manufacturers December 19, 2019

    Today, Congressman Bill Huizenga spoke on the floor of the US in support of the United States Mexico and Canada Agreement and how it will positively impact both agriculture and manufacturing in Michigan.

  • Huizenga Fights for Great Lakes Residents, to Preserve Dunes and Protect Against Erosion December 10, 2019

    On December 12th, 2019, West Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga introduced an amendment to H.R. 729, the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act, to require that no less than 10% of this grant funding will go to projects within the Great Lakes. Huizenga's amendment was adopted unanimously by the House.

  • House passes bipartisan Huizenga legislation to help victims of fraud November 19, 2019

    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. This important bill passed the House by a vote of 314-95. To learn more visit Huizenga.House.gov or fol...

  • Zuckerberg: Libra won't launch without U.S. Regulator Approval October 23, 2019

    At a hearing on October 23, 2019 Facebook Co-founder, CEO, and Chairman Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress that the Association would get approval from U.S. regulators before launching Libra. If the Association launched Libra without approval from US regulators, Facebook would leave the association.

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