Senator Mark Huizenga's Press Releases

Huizenga supports small business PPT expansion

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga on Wednesday supported legislation to implement expanded personal property tax (PPT) relief for small businesses and help reimburse local governments for lost revenue. “I sponsored this bill last session to provide more relief from personal property taxes, which punish job providers for investing in their Michigan business,” said Huizenga, R-Walker. “Our small businesses — from new manufacturers to longtime family

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Sen. Huizenga sponsors Cholesterol Education Month resolution

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved Sen. Mark Huizenga’s resolution to increase awareness of high cholesterol and people’s risk levels for heart disease and stroke. “Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S., and high LDL cholesterol is a leading cause of the mostly preventable disease,” said Huizenga, R-Walker. “Unfortunately, many people don’t have a good

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Sen. Huizenga applauds affordable housing investments in West Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga announced his support of funding for new affordable housing options in Allegan, Kent and Ottawa counties. “This funding is about helping solve the affordable housing problem in West Michigan — which will also help attract new talent and economic opportunities to our region,” said Huizenga, R-Walker. “I applaud IFF and our local counties for their commitment and hard work to

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Sen. Huizenga secures education funding for at-risk students

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga on Wednesday voted for the fiscal year 2023-24 school aid fund budget after securing more funding for at-risk students and tuition restraint at state universities and local community colleges. “Providing an effective education is critical to the future of our children, our state and the entire country,” said Huizenga, R-Walker. “While not perfect, this education budget builds on the record-high

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Huizenga supports improved state budget

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga on Wednesday supported a state budget plan for fiscal year 2023-24 after securing improvements to the overall budget and investments in West Michigan. “I am focused on solving problems facing West Michigan, and I supported this improved plan because it will help meet that goal — but I believe our state and its people need a better budget that more

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Sen. Huizenga applauds $14.8M redevelopment in Grand Rapids

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Mark Huizenga on Tuesday announced his support for a planned $14.8 million redevelopment project in the Creston neighborhood of Grand Rapids. “This is about helping solve the housing problem in West Michigan. This nearly $15 million investment in Grand Rapids will help breathe new life into an unused property with new housing options while also improving the neighborhood and the local area

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