The most important thing you can do right now is report the damage to your home or business. This will help state and local officials document the damage in our community so they can request as many federal resources as possible.
Federal, state, and local authorities, as well as public health experts are all working together to limit the spread of the virus and protect the American people. See the link below for more resources available to Michigan residents, including direct payments, tax relief, and loans for small businesses.
Under this much-needed legislation, individuals will receive a $1,200 tax rebate and joint filers will receive $2,400, including retirees. The amount decreases in phases for those making more than $75,000 and $150,000, respectively. There is also a $500 credit per child, so a family of four will receive $3,400 in total.
Congressman Moolenaar's office has helped hundreds of veterans who need assistance with the VA, including benefits and military service awards.
May 29, 2020 Press Release
"I have been meeting with residents in Midland and Gladwin counties this week and I know the incredible challenges our community will face in the weeks ahead. I appreciate Regional Administrator Joseph’s action on this emergency declaration request during this challenging time."
May 21, 2020 Press Release
"Thank you to President Trump for his quick approval of the disaster declaration and to Governor Whitmer for quickly making the request,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “Tonight I spoke with FEMA Regional Administrator Joseph and he pledged to support the region. FEMA will have staff on the ground on Saturday to do assessments and I will be working with all of our local, state, and federal officials to help Michigan families recover from this tragedy."