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April 19, 2021

MCALLEN, Texas — Congressman Peter Meijer (R-Grand Rapids) summed up the situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border in just one phrase: “It’s bad.”

Meijer spoke with FOX 17, after a trip to the border city of McAllen, Texas, alongside fellow members of the House Homeland Security Committee.

April 14, 2021

The conversation around marriage equality, gender, even the debate about public restrooms is back in the spotlight as lawmakers work to hash out the Equality Act, which aims to give civil liberties to LGBTQ+ people.

April 13, 2021

Federal health regulators have damaged Michigan's ability to stave off the latest COVID-19 surge with their call to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, U.S. Rep. Peter Meijer, R-Grand Rapids, said in a phone interview Tuesday afternoon. 

April 13, 2021

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) , U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Haley Stevens (MI-11) and Peter Meijer (MI-03) are asking Biden to fund initiatives to restore and increase semiconductor manufacturing in the United States.

April 12, 2021

The year was 2006, Michigan native Kevin Hensley had been serving more than a decade in the U.S. Air Force when he was deployed to Kirkuk, Iraq. His first of several Middle East stops, where he says he was stationed near open air burn pits.

April 12, 2021

Lawmakers from Michigan have introduced a bill in Congress to help veterans who breathed toxic smoke while serving overseas receive health care benefits without having to jump through hoops to prove exposure.

April 12, 2021

reshman U.S. Rep. Peter Meijer was home in Grand Rapids Friday to talk with leaders from the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community about their experiences with racism. 

The meeting took place at the Goei Center, a popular venue on Butterworth Street SE. A number of business owners and community leaders were part of the conversation. 

April 12, 2021

Peter Meijer announced that starting April 10, 2021 COVID-19 vaccine availability will be expanded to all West Michigan veterans and their spouses/caregivers.

April 5, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Peter Meijer is among the lawmakers co-sponsoring legislation that would direct federal agencies to plan for surges in migrants attempting to enter the United States.

Meijer, R-Grand Rapids, was among the 16 lawmakers introducing the Irregular Migration Surge Border Response Resilience Act in the House Thursday.

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Photo of Reps. Meijer and Huizenga
March 11, 2021

Washington — Members of the Michigan congressional delegation handed out food and gift cards Wednesday to Michigan National Guard troops who have assisted with security at the U.S. Capitol since the inauguration in January.

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