Moolenaar Co-Sponsors Soo Locks Legislation

June 7, 2017
Press Release

Today, Congressman John Moolenaar co-sponsored legislation introduced in House of Representatives by Congressman Jack Bergman to authorize construction of a new lock at the Soo Locks. 

Congressman Moolenaar and Congressman Bergman are working on the issue and they recently wrote an op-ed calling for Congress to fund construction of a new lock. 

Congressman Moolenaar made the following statement on the introduction of today's legislation:

“The Soo Locks are vital to our country. We need to improve the 50-year old infrastructure and build a new lock to grow the economy and protect good-paying jobs for hardworking Michigan residents.”