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July 23, 2021 Press Release
“In March, Republicans argued for a targeted approach to help in our nation's fight against COVID-19. However, Democrats in Congress insisted on a partisan $2 trillion spending bill that sent $350 billion to states and communities regardless of whether or not those communities needed the money. Those Democrats failed to put in safeguards against wasteful spending and now local elected officials are inappropriately using the money from the $2 trillion bill,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “It's wrong, and I will be working in the coming days to address this issue with legislation and protect taxpayers."
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July 22, 2021 Press Release
“VOCA grants are used by victim advocacy groups and law enforcement in the Fourth District to help the survivors of crime and I supported the VOCA Fix Act to help make sure these grants are available for years to come,” said Congressman John Moolenaar, an original cosponsor of the legislation. “I am glad the VOCA Fix Act is now law so local organizations can continue to serve our communities and support the survivors of crime when they need it the most.”
July 21, 2021 Press Release
“The Delphi Salaried Pension Plan was unfairly terminated. This unfair action devastated the long-term financial security of the almost 22,000 salaried employees at Delphi whose benefits were significantly reduced. These employees deserve the benefits they have earned,” wrote Congressman Moolenaar and the other members Congress. “Please know that we stand ready to work with you to ensure the Delphi retirees, and all American workers can be secure in the benefits they have earned."
July 20, 2021 Press Release
“The Blue Campaign is an important public awareness program used to educate law enforcement officers and local authorities and help them combat human trafficking,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “I supported this legislation so the program can expand and provide more resources to law enforcement that will help prevent human trafficking and protect the victims of this heinous crime.”
July 15, 2021 Press Release
“The Biden Administration is now admitting there will be ‘rapid inflation’ in the economy for many months to come and that means Michigan residents will have to pay more for food, gas, and other products. These rising costs are hurting family budgets and those who live on fixed incomes every day,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
July 2, 2021 Press Release
“This weekend President Biden will be one of the many visitors northern Michigan welcomes every summer and he will likely see ‘Help Wanted’ signs in small businesses across the region. If he wants to say the economy is back on track, then ending the extra money for unemployment should be an easy call, especially as available jobs go unfilled across the state,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I hope President Biden will tell Governor Whitmer to end the extra money for unemployment so Michigan small businesses can find the workers they need during this busy summer season.”
July 1, 2021 Editorial
In the spirit of unity as our nation celebrates Independence Day, I wanted to share with you some of the bipartisan legislation that I have supported recently to make our community and our country a better place.
July 1, 2021 Press Release
“The USMCA helps Michigan workers and farmers by leveling the playing field in manufacturing and agriculture and it will help Michigan farmers and companies sell more Michigan-made goods in new markets,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I have been a strong supporter of the USMCA because it benefits Michigan and I will continue working to make sure our partners in Canada and Mexico meets the obligations of the agreement.”
June 30, 2021 Press Release
“Harriet Tubman escaped slavery and led others to freedom through her work with the Underground Railroad in addition to her work for the Union during the Civil War and as a leader in the women's suffrage movement. She lived a truly remarkable life dedicated to helping others and giving a voice to those who needed it,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “I’m proud to support this legislation that would honor her legacy and serve as a reminder of all she accomplished to make our nation a better place.”
June 25, 2021 Press Release
“By updating firefighting equipment and purchasing new vehicles, residents can feel safe knowing their first responders are well equipped to help them in an emergency,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I have voted to support rural development programs that make investments like these in rural Michigan because they provide vital funding for important community projects.”

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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