Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours in March

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker announced today he will be hosting office hours throughout the month of March to meet with local residents of the 74th District. “Meeting with my constituents helps me be their voice in Lansing,” Rep. Huizenga said. “I encourage all to attend for a legislative update and to discuss my priorities…

Rep. Huizenga: Advancing IT reforms will offer remedies for inefficiencies, save taxpayers money

House Appropriations Committee approves proposals A multi-faceted plan generated from work done by state Rep. Mark Huizenga today was unanimously approved in a vote by the House Appropriations Committee. The proposals aim to implement newer, more effective practices within state information technology (IT) projects to be more effective with the taxpayer dollars that fund them….

Rep. Huizenga’s plan to protect school funding signed into law

State Rep. Mark Huizenga announced today that his plan to restore lost school aid funding has been signed into law. Huizenga’s measure, part of a bipartisan pair of bills, ensures revenue lost from data center use tax exemptions is replaced. “When the original plan was established back in 2015 to exempt co-located data centers from…

Rep. Huizenga committed to making taxpayer money more efficient with IT Task Force report

State Rep. Mark Huizenga today spoke before the House Appropriations Committee on the need to be more effective with taxpayer dollars on state information technology (IT) projects. Huizenga chaired a bipartisan task force looking into a concerning trend of spending overruns and inefficiencies plaguing IT projects. The group developed a report which Huizenga shared with…

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 February to meet with local residents of the 74th District. “There’s much more to be done in Lansing,” Rep. Huizenga said. “I encourage all to attend for a legislative update and to discuss my priorities as your…

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 January 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 bring in the New Year, I welcome all to attend for…

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…