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June 4, 2021 Press Release
“The economy is coming back but Michigan small businesses are struggling and ’Help Wanted’ signs are posted all over our region as the Biden Administration continues to pay extra money to people who are not working. It’s unfair for small businesses who have to compete against the Biden Administration when they are looking to hire, and this extra benefit discourages work at a time when there are a lot of job opportunities,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
May 26, 2021 Press Release
"With Democrats in Washington spending trillions of dollars, inflation is a growing problem and prices are rising. This weekend, inflation will force Michigan residents to pay more for gas and groceries when they visit with family and friends," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "These are the highest gas prices in seven years, and the Democrats' policies harm American energy production while raising the cost of living on working families more than anyone else. I will continue to advocate for American energy independence and oppose harmful federal spending that distorts the economy and raises prices on Michigan families."
May 25, 2021 Press Release
“Many rural communities in Michigan lack the infrastructure necessary to provide access to broadband service, making it more difficult for students to do homework and for seniors to access telemedicine,” said Moolenaar. “This new legislation complements my efforts to expand broadband access through the BOOST Act, and it would encourage providers to build more broadband infrastructure in our rural communities.”
May 20, 2021 Press Release
“STEM education is critical to preparing students for future opportunities that include good-paying jobs and roles in scientific research,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I voted for these bills because it will help prepare students for those opportunities and continue our nation's leadership in scientific research and innovation.”
May 19, 2021 Press Release
“Right now there are investigations into January 6th being conducted by separate committees in the House and Senate, the Department of Justice and the FBI, as well as more than 400 criminal prosecutions. My hope is that people who violated the law are prosecuted and that Congress will make responsible, bipartisan improvements that keep the Capitol safe and support our brave police officers, so something like this never happens again,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
May 19, 2021 Press Release
“This legislation will help local governments affected by last year’s flooding save millions of dollars," said Congressman Moolenaar. "This has been a difficult year and local communities in our region are still coping with the overall costs of the damage. This bill will alleviate the financial burden for communities and their residents.”
May 18, 2021 Press Release
“The Congressional Gold Medal is one of our nation's highest honors and I am proud to be a cosponsor of this legislation which recognizes the members of the Ghost Army for their bravery and service,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “The efforts of the Ghost Army helped win World War II and they deserve this special honor for their significant contributions to the war effort.”
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May 18, 2021 Press Release
“Reprehensible acts of violence will never be tolerated. This legislation will help raise awareness of the crimes being committed against Asian Americans and give law enforcement more resources to prevent them, " said Congressman John Moolenaar. “The Asian-American community is a tremendous part of Michigan's diversity and everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
May 17, 2021 Press Release
“For many families, child care providers play a critical role in supporting parents and early childhood development. There have been child care shortages in rural areas, so this bill will help level the playing field and allow non-profit providers to apply for loans that will help them expand their facilities and offer new child care opportunities for Michigan families," said Congressman Moolenaar.

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In The News

July 10, 2019 In The News
“MBS helps connect Michigan residents with destinations across the country,” Congressman John Moolenaar, a member of the House Appropriations Committee which funds federal grant programs, said in a statement. “This new funding will help the airport continue its outstanding service for the residents of mid and northern Michigan who enjoy flying out of an airport that serves our region.”
July 9, 2019 In The News

“For me it is an opportunity to listen, learn and hear from people first-hand how things are going and how the farm economy is being affected by these different factors,‘ Moolenaar said.

July 5, 2019 In The News
“Asian carp have been caught less than 10 miles from Lake Michigan. This is an urgent issue for our state and the visit to Brandon Road helps us further understand what needs to be done to stop this threat to the Great Lakes. Working together we can save thousands of jobs in boating, fishing and tourism, and protect the Great Lakes for future generations.”
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July 5, 2019 In The News

Moolenaar said, “Congratulations to Clare and Nottawa Township on applying for and being awarded this funding that will improve sanitation and drinking water in their communities.

June 27, 2019 In The News

"This is outstanding news for Beaverton and Gladwin County," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "This new development will create more than 200 jobs and it is a direct result of the Opportunity Zones in tax reform, which I supported in 2017. Tax reform has spurred developments including today's, as businesses across mid and northern Michigan build new facilities and create more good-paying jobs.

June 26, 2019 In The News
"Congressman John Moolenaar has advocated for rural development funding as part of his work on the House Appropriations Committee."
May 22, 2019 In The News
"This is the first time in decades that construction of a new lock has been funded in legislation. This funding is the next step in building the lock, which helps shipping on the Great Lakes and creates jobs. I know the Army Corps is already looking for people to work on this project and I will continue to fight for this funding as it moves forward in Congress.”
May 21, 2019 In The News
“This is the first time in decades that construction of a new lock has been funded in legislation," said Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, who sits on the committee and voted in favor of the bill. "This funding is the next step in building the lock, which helps shipping on the Great Lakes and creates jobs.”
May 13, 2019 In The News
Desert Storm veteran Robert Lutz and World War II veteran Mario Scussel were honored Monday by Congressman John Moolenaar.
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May 13, 2019 In The News
"His legacy will live on at the post office," said Rep. John Moolenaar, who talked about what an amazing man Asch was. "He never waivered and he dedicated his life to making the world a better place."
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April 6, 2017 Video
Congressman John Moolenaar honors the Michigan farming community for its efforts to assist the hurting communities in America's heartland that have affected by wildfires there.
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February 11, 2016 Video
Today, Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) questioned EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy about the agency’s failures in the Flint water crisis.
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February 10, 2016 Video

Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) speaks on the House floor about H.R. 4470, the Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act of 2016.

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May 2, 2016 Photo Gallery