Congress should lead by example to reduce federal spending and the national debt.  Since 2010, Congress has passed legislation to freeze the pay of legislators.  Members of Congress and their staff are also required to participate in the health care exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act.

Likewise, Congress should continue to exercise its oversight authority of the Executive Branch.  I believe Congress must work to rein in expansion of Administrative power and uphold the legislative responsibilities given to Congress by the Constitution.

More on Accountability

June 16, 2015 Press Release
This is an unnecessary intrusion by the federal government. Already, many companies are removing trans fats from their products and Americans are making common-sense, healthy choices about what they eat. Americans should be trusted to make the food choices that are best for them and their family. They don’t need Washington bureaucrats telling them what they can and cannot eat.
March 6, 2015 Press Release
“Whether constituents need help with a federal agency or want information for a trip to Washington, they can expect to continue receiving great service at this new location. I look forward to seeing constituents at the open house,” said Moolenaar.
February 19, 2015 In The News

Excerpt: Six weeks into his first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar is settling into his new job representing a large area of the central and northern Lower Peninsula in Washington, D.C.

January 6, 2015 Press Release

Today, Representative John Moolenaar took the oath of office in the House of Representatives, joining the 114th Congress.

“I am proud to take the oath of office and to start working for the residents of Michigan’s Fourth Congressional District. I joined my conservative colleagues in electing Speaker Boehner, and I look forward to working with House leadership on issues that are vital to the district,” said Moolenaar.