Rep. Huizenga critical of governor’s cuts to Going Pro, Pure Michigan

Legislator: Skilled trades, tourism industry receive heavy hit State Rep. Mark Huizenga, of Walker, today expressed disappointment in the governor’s decision to veto funding for meaningful Michigan programs within the state budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Over $37 million in funding for the Going Pro program will be eliminated. The initiative helps train more…

Rep. Huizenga hails record funding for Michigan students

State Rep. Mark Huizenga, of Walker, today put his support behind an advancing school aid budget approved by the Michigan Legislature, including the largest ever investment for students in state history. The proposal provides a total of $15.2 billion for K-12 schools without a tax increase. Per-pupil funding would increase for every student in Michigan…

Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker announced today he will be hosting district office hours throughout the month of September to meet with local residents of the 74th District.      “Meeting with my constituents is my favorite part of the job,” Rep. Huizenga said. “As we approach the final negotiations of the state budget, I…

Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker announced today he will be hosting district office hours throughout the month of August to meet with local residents of the 74th District.      “Meeting directly with my constituents is a great opportunity to hear their thoughts and questions about state government,” Rep. Huizenga said. “As your voice in Lansing, it…

Rep. Huizenga applauds House approved budget plan

Legislator commends savings, accountable government and spending in key areas State Rep. Mark Huizenga this week voted to approve a state budget plan for the upcoming year that keeps government small while investing in areas that increase individual opportunities. The House budget plan costs taxpayers about $1.3 billion less than the plan recommended by the…

Rep. Huizenga to chair task force devoted to improving state IT spending

Special panel will probe cost overruns, inefficiency within departments State Rep. Mark Huizenga has been named chair of a special task force charged with examining information and technology systems used by the state. The bipartisan task force was recently announced by state Rep. Shane Hernandez, who helps oversee the budget process and state spending through…

Rep. Huizenga schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker has scheduled June district office hours to meet with local residents of the 74th District. “This month has been busy both in Lansing and throughout the district,” Rep. Huizenga said. “With the passage of a real, bipartisan solution for auto insurance reform and impending budget proceedings, there are many…

Rep. Huizenga votes to send landmark no-fault reforms to governor’s desk

Legislator: Choice for Michigan drivers is essential to lowering costs State Rep. Mark Huizenga, of Walker, joined his House colleagues today in giving legislative approval to a proposal that brings lower car insurance prices to residents and families in the greater Grand Rapids area. The plan guarantees lower rates for all drivers in Michigan, mending…

Rep. Huizenga plan requires financial transparency from elected officials

Bipartisan solution would expose potential conflicts of interest State Rep. Mark Huizenga today announced a bipartisan plan to increase the transparency and accountability of elected state officials in Michigan. Huizenga, of Walker, said the plan will expose potential conflicts of interest by requiring candidates for and officeholders of the legislative, executive and judicial branches to…