Rep. Huizenga supportive of Wolverine’s PFAS settlement

State Rep. Mark Huizenga commended the settlement agreement reached this week between the state, Algoma Township, Plainfield Township and Wolverine Worldwide addressing PFAS contamination in Northern Kent County. “This settlement will begin to bring clean water to the people in Plainfield and Algoma townships and that is exactly what needs to happen,” Huizenga said. “I…

Rep. Huizenga: MCCA rate reduction provides clear proof car insurance reforms are working

In response to the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association revealing dramatically lowered assessments this week, state Rep. Mark Huizenga said a bipartisan effort to save Michigan drivers more of their hard-earned money is bearing fruit. The MCCA will lower the amount charged per insured vehicle to $100 for a year-long period beginning July 2, 2020 through…

Rep. Huizenga holds hearing on key state program

Legislator stresses need for functionality and financial accountability within government programs State Rep. Mark Huizenga, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, this week held a hearing focused on the effectiveness and efficiency of the state’s financial accounting software known as SIGMA. This important programming handles financial bookkeeping in its entirety for all…

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, Michigan House approve plan to help farmers devastated by record rain

The Michigan House and Rep. Mark Huizenga today approved a plan to help farmers whose crops have been delayed or damaged by this spring’s record-setting rain. The plan would help private lenders provide low-interest loans to qualified farmers at no financial risk to the state. “This program will help stabilize the finances of farmers and…

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…