Press Releases

December 8, 2016 Press Release
"John Glenn was an American pioneer and a committed public servant. He first served our country in the Navy, then NASA, then the U.S. Senate, and he even went back to space at the incredible age of 77. John Glenn was the first American into space and our efforts to learn more about the solar system will stand on his shoulders forever."
December 8, 2016 Press Release
"I supported this critical legislation to keep the government open and to provide certainty to our troops and our seniors. I am glad this legislation included much needed federal aid to Flint to rebuild its water infrastructure. There was a failure in Flint by all levels of government and today the federal government does its part to assist in the city's recovery."
December 2, 2016 Press Release
“Our troops make sacrifices every day to keep us safe. They have earned a pay raise and this legislation is a small part of thanking them and their families for their service to our nation."
November 30, 2016 Press Release
"Nearly all Americans know a friend or loved one who has battled cancer or chronic illness. The 21st Century Cures Act increases funding for research, eliminates red tape and empowers the smartest medical minds to bring the best treatments and cures to patients as soon as possible."
November 16, 2016 Press Release

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to crack down on texting scams. Laws that prohibit scam artists from spoofing telephone numbers on telephone calls are already on the books.

The legislation passed this week makes it a crime to spoof telephone numbers on text messages.

Congressman John Moolenaar (R-Midland) voted for the legislation.

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September 28, 2016 Press Release
"This is a step forward for Flint and the rebuilding of its water infrastructure. This legislation will help Flint heal and I want to thank the entire Michigan delegation and House leadership for their support of this legislation," said Congressman Moolenaar.
September 13, 2016 Press Release
“Today’s legislation supports students in mid and northern Michigan who want to learn the skills that are essential for good-paying jobs. Our region has great high school and community college programs that support skilled trades and this legislation will help them train students for the opportunities of the future," said Moolenaar.
September 13, 2016 Press Release
"I enjoyed working with him to serve our mutual constituents on the Sunrise Side. I will miss his engaging sense of humor and generous spirit. Michigan is better because of his commitment to public service. My prayers are for his wife Karen, his family and friends during this tragic time," said Moolenaar
September 6, 2016 Press Release
The legislation ensures that sexual assault survivors in federal criminal cases have the right to a sexual assault evidence kit. It also allows victims to request that their kit be preserved so charges can be brought in the future.
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August 10, 2016 Press Release
Today, the Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has approved the Michigan Department of Education’s request for additional funding so that more fresh fruits and vegetables can be purchased by Flint schools.

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