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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Fred Upton sent a letter last week to the Army Corps of Engineers advocating and encouraging USACE to include Holland Harbor in the 2020 work plan. In the letter, the Congressmen discuss the significance and economic importance of Holland Harbor as well as how Congress approved funding above the expected […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Huizenga is applauding how Michigan lawmakers are handling emergency dredging along the lakeshore, calling it “unprecedented.” Recently, the congressman met with local, state, and federal officials about the condition of Michigan harbors. Earlier this year Gov. Rick Snyder approved $21 million in emergency funding for 58 harbors. Now Congressman Huizenga hopes to secure […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives are lobbying against proposed deep cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  The Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sean Duffy and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chairs, Congressman David P. Joyce and Rick Nolan, released the following […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters yesterday sent a bipartisan delegation letter to Trump Administration urging funding for dredging of recreational harbors in Michigan. The letter was also signed by Representatives John Conyers, Sander Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Dan Kildee, Dave Trott, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell. […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    An amendment, included in the Energy & Water Appropriations Bill and sponsored by Huizenga-Hahn, stipulates that the federal government is responsible to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging of ports and harbors along the nation’s coasts and across the Great Lakes. “Whether it is Grand Haven, Holland, Ludington or Muskegon, these harbors are […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has lauded H.R. 2028, the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that passed last week, together with two bi-partisan amendments included in the bill. Of particular interest to AAPA is the portion of the bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded yesterday a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators, urging appropriators to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. That letter, together with a […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After more than six years of planning and permitting, the Intracoastal Waterway deepening project, which should unlock the true economic potential of businesses along Riviera Beach’s waterfront, has been approved by the federal government. This was announced yesterday by the U.S Rep. Lois Frankel, D- West Palm Beach in a joint press conference with officials from the City […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, Congressman Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) highlighted economic importance of the Great Lakes and expressed his support for funding the projects that allow for harbor maintenance and dredging in the Lakes. “The harbors and waterways play a vital role in our region’s economy. All said, the ports and channels in the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) today lauded passage on Wednesday of the House floor amendment to the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases the Corps of Engineers funding to meet the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funding target included in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Friday, a bipartisan coalition led by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) continued to push the federal government to properly maintain ports, harbors and waterways to their authorized width and depth within the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). In the omnibus funding measure that passed in January, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) supported legislation that will improve the maintenance of harbors and ports in Northern Michigan. “Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. A lot of communities up here depend on their harbors and ports for shipping and recreational boating. Unfortunately, we’ve seen the money designated for harbor maintenance being spent […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 7 March 2011

    A workshop in Muskegon Friday addressed something that affects the cost of electricity and construction materials in Michigan.   By Jessica Puchala (wzzm13) [mappress] Source: wzzm13, March 7, 2011