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…

Rep. Huizenga meets with local seniors at Capitol

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker spoke with a group of local seniors on Wednesday as part of Older Michiganians Day in Lansing. The annual event is an opportunity for seniors and aging service providers to meet with legislators and discuss issues facing the senior services network.

Rep. Huizenga issues statement after House budget subcommittee advances plan

State Rep. Mark Huizenga, of Walker, today issued the following statement after the House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government – which he chairs – voted to approve budget recommendations: “This budget is about holding our state government accountable for every single tax dollar spent. The budget the governor presented was built on sand – based…

Rep. Huizenga: Legislature has delivered historic car insurance reforms

House approves landmark legislation addressing no-fault system State Rep. Mark Huizenga today voted to bring lower car insurance prices to residents and families in the greater Grand Rapids area, joining House legislators in approving a plan to reform Michigan’s broken no-fault system. The House plan guarantees lower rates for all drivers in Michigan, reducing what…

Rep. Huizenga schedules local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker set office hours to meet with local residents of the 74th District in the month of May. “I enjoy talking with people in district every chance I get,” Rep. Huizenga said. “Office hours are a way to directly hear your thoughts on the state issues you care about most….

Rep. Huizenga votes to make state government more accountable

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker today voted in favor of a bipartisan plan making the governor and the Legislature subject to open records laws. The Michigan House unanimously approved the multi-bill package, sending it to the Senate for further consideration. Michigan is one of just two states that still exempts its governor and the…

Rep. Huizenga announces new job opportunities

State Rep. Mark Huizenga commended today an announcement of 100 new jobs soon to be created in the City of Walker thanks to an expansion by BISSELL, Inc. The company’s existing Walker headquarters will be expanded to facilitate its growing global operations. “I am excited for these new career opportunities for the hard-working people of…

Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker has established his March office hours schedule to meet with local residents of the 74th District. “This is a great way for residents to directly participate in state government,” Rep. Huizenga said. “I look forward to hearing your thoughts and questions on the major issues facing our state.” Office…

Rep. Huizenga, Republican legislators unveil new caucus Action Plan

Republican members of the Michigan House, including state Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker, today unveiled their Action Plan for the 2019-20 legislative term. For the past several terms, House Republicans have publicly outlined their priorities to improve government accountability and make the state an even better place to live and work. House Republicans will focus…

Rep. Huizenga to host local office hours

State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker will host district office hours on Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, Jan. 26 to meet with local residents of the 74th District. Rep. Huizenga will be joined by state Sen. Peter MacGregor at the Jan. 25 office hours. “This is a great opportunity to directly hear your thoughts and…

Rep. Huizenga named to four budget-related committees in first Michigan House term

State Rep. Mark Huizenga will play an integral role in the state’s budget process, following the announcement of committee appointments by House Speaker Lee Chatfield this week. Huizenga, of Walker, was announced as Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government. The committee, along with others in the appropriations stable, will be responsible for deliberating…

Rep. Huizenga ceremoniously sworn into office

PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Mark Huizenga of Walker was ceremoniously sworn into office on Wednesday by Michigan State Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman. Rep. Huizenga was joined in the House chambers by his wife Kristine (center), daughter Elaina, and son Blake. Rep. Huizenga represents the 74th District, which includes the cities of Walker,…