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April 9, 2021 Press Release
“To invest in infrastructure President Biden should invest in the Army Corps of Engineers, and not cut its annual budget. The Army Corps has important work to do, including building a new lock at the Soo Locks, maintaining Great Lakes water levels, and preventing the spread of Asian carp. President Biden’s proposal to cut the Army Corps' annual budget harms those goals and I will be working to stop his cut,” said Congressman John Moolenaar, Michigan’s senior member of the House Appropriations Committee.
April 9, 2021 Press Release
“The team at MidMichigan Health is doing a terrific job providing the vaccine to people in the community. It is encouraging to see that participation, and I hope everyone who wants it will sign up for their opportunity,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “Vaccines are already protecting many Michigan seniors from COVID-19, and with this week’s increased eligibility I hope younger adults will get vaccinated and help put this awful pandemic behind us.”
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April 7, 2021 Press Release
"Capital Region Airport and MBS both create convenient travel options for Michigan residents and this funding will help ensure they have a safer, more convenient experience," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "The men and women working in our airports have been essential in keeping travelers safe and this funding will help them continue that important work."
April 6, 2021 Press Release
“I’ve been working hard to help our community recover, including securing approval for more than $100 million in federal assistance that has come to our community to rebuild homes, small businesses, and private wells, as well as roads and bridges,” said Moolenaar. “However, there’s no doubt that the federal and state regulators failed our community when they were working with an uncooperative private dam owner. Those failures compounded over more than a decade into a devastating event that affected the lives of thousands of residents. This bipartisan legislation will address gaps in existing law and do more to ensure compliance with the safety regulations that are paramount to protecting the people of Michigan.”
April 2, 2021 Press Release

"Today, Americans mourn the loss of United States Capitol Police Officer William Evans, who was killed this afternoon at the Capitol," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "I am praying for his family, friends, and colleagues, and hoping that the other injured officer will be able to make a full recovery.

March 29, 2021 Press Release
“These grants will provide first responders with new vehicles to serve the community and keep residents safe,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I am thankful for the work these men and women do each day to protect our communities and handle emergency situations.”
March 23, 2021 Press Release
“MidMichigan Community Health Services has supported Michigan residents with the health challenges they face each day and it has played an important role in helping rural communities deal with major concerns, including the pandemic and the opioid crisis," said Congressman Moolenaar. “In Congress, I have advocated for grants like this one, so MidMichigan can help people in our communities live longer, healthier lives."
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March 19, 2021 Press Release

Congressman John Moolenaar is a cosponsor of House Resolution 153, which recognizes and condemns the increase in hate crimes and violence against Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in the United States throughout the last year. The resolution was introduced last month by Congresswoman Michelle Steel (R-CA), the first Korean-American woman elected to Congress.

March 17, 2021 Press Release
“The VOCA Fix Act will provide victim advocacy and law enforcement organizations with funding so they can help people who have been the victims of crime," said Congressman Moolenaar, an original cosponsor of the bipartisan legislation. “Local organizations are best-suited to meet the needs of the communities they serve, and I am proud to work with organizations in the Fourth District on this very important issue. This legislation will help the survivors of violent crime recover and receive the support they need."
March 16, 2021 Press Release
“Small businesses have been hurt by the pandemic and state enforced closures, and while the best way for them to recover is for the state to allow them to fully reopen, I know many of them are still hurting and need help,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “The Paycheck Protection Program helped thousands of Michigan small businesses last year and there is still funding left over to help those who need additional relief. State officials have created continued uncertainty with restrictions, and last month 120,000 residents gave up looking for work. I hope Michigan small business owners will make the most of this difficult situation and access funding that will help them and their workers stay in business until they're allowed to fully reopen."

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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