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October 27, 2020 Press Release
“This funding from the Department of Agriculture will allow the City of Durand to replace its outdated watermain and update its water system for residents,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I’ve supported federal funding for USDA programs so Durand and Michigan’s rural communities can receive support like this to protect the health and safety of Michigan residents."
October 21, 2020 Press Release
"For decades, Peter Secchia was a leader in business, government, and caring about people. His endeavors have made a positive difference for the people of Michigan and he will be missed by all those who knew him,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “I first met Peter in 1986. He had a larger-than-life personality and he was all-in with everything he did. Today, my prayers are with his wife Joan, his family, and his friends here in Michigan and around the world."
October 21, 2020 Press Release
"This funding for infrastructure and emergency services will upgrade roads, keep residents safe, support the economy, and create jobs,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “In Congress, I have been an advocate for our rural communities and supported USDA funding that helps them provide essential services for Michigan residents."
October 20, 2020 Press Release
"You put the people of your community before yourself, and we are grateful for all that you did that night to keep people safe,” said Congressman Moolenaar during the presentation to the two men.
October 9, 2020 Press Release
"Michigan students will benefit from this outstanding partnership between Ferris State and their school. The new opportunities they will have in the classroom to use these virtual reality tools will help them learn vital lessons in STEM education and prepare them for good-paying jobs in the future,” said Congressman Moolenaar. "I am a long-time supporter of STEM education and I am glad the Trump Administration and USDA are investing in Ferris State’s partnership with our schools and career education centers."
October 7, 2020 Press Release
"Our first responders did an incredible job when they safely evacuated 11,000 people without injury or loss of life when the dams failed earlier this year. This new funding will help the Secord Township Fire Department continue its work to protect the community and keep people safe,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “Over the past few months, I have brought top officials from the federal government to meet with local leaders and those efforts have helped our community rebuild with millions of dollars in FEMA assistance and grants like the one we received today."
October 6, 2020 Press Release
"Many Michigan families and small businesses are hurting. That’s why I’ve been working to re-open the Paycheck Protection Program. There’s $138 billion of relief in there that’s already been approved by Congress, but Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats are blocking the bill that would re-open the program and allow the funding to go to small businesses so they can pay their employees and keep the lights on,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
October 2, 2020 Press Release
"Today, I send my prayers and best wishes to President Trump and the First Lady as they fight this illness. I hope they make a quick and full recovery,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “While scientists have made incredible progress in the efforts to defeat COVID-19, it is still a challenge for our nation, and I encourage everyone to continue to follow public health guidelines to protect the health of themselves and their families."
September 30, 2020 Press Release
“I am proud to support Michigan’s first responders and the work they do to keep our communities safe,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “This funding from USDA will provide updated equipment that our law enforcement officers and firefighters need to serve and protect Michigan residents.”
September 30, 2020 Press Release

Congressman John Moolenaar and Congressman Dan Kildee oday announced the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will receive a more than $25 million federal grant for the repair and reconstruction of federal highways, roads and bridges that were damaged by the Edenville and Sanford Dams failures following severe rainfall in May 2020.


In The News

January 20, 2016 In The News

Excerpt: Moolenaar toured manufacturing training classrooms at MCC’s Greenville facility, with amenities such as a motor control room that teaches basics to journeymen, hydraulic trainers, desktop CNC mills, motors, welding, computer classrooms (where the student assignment is to wire the entire room) and a new photography classroom where students can learn about photos, video and marketing...

November 23, 2015 In The News

Excerpt: Local farmers had a chance to share their thoughts with the Congressman for Michigan’s 4th District on Friday. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, toured Andersen Brothers, a centennial farm in rural Blanchard, and met with constituents to discuss agricultural issues, such as food labeling and environmental standards, as well as concerns about ISIS and refugees.

November 19, 2015 In The News

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Chief Steve Pego was among the Native Americans voicing support of the act, which aims to restore self-governance to tribes and to stop the National Labor Relations Board from “further hindering business owners and entrepreneurs with more regulations and costs, Moolenaar said.

November 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar said he presented the Purple Heart to two veterans this year. The award was introduced by George Washington in 1782 to recognize and foster actions of military merit.

November 9, 2015 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar said, "I think it's important the FAA make a decision and make it soon because people throughout our region would benefit from that. The capital-to-capital transportation, it' served our community very well and we hope they get their job done."

October 29, 2015 In The News

“Today’s business leaders are thirsty for a technology infrastructure that allows them to be competitive in a global marketplace,” Moolenaar said. “AT&T’s collaboration with federal, state and local leaders helps ensure companies can be productive on day one of their operations — giving any community ready to make that happen a leg up with site selectors and CEOs.

September 30, 2015 In The News

n addition to Levin, the Michigan signatories were Republican Reps. Candice Miller of Harrison Township, Dan Benishek of Crystal Falls and John Moolenaar of Midland as well as Democratic Reps. Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, Debbie Dingell of Dearborn, Dan Kildee of Flint Township and John Conyers Jr. of Detroit.

September 4, 2015 In The News

Excerpt: The Iran deal, Planned Parenthood videos and gay marriage … these were the primary interests of Montcalm County residents who met with Rep. John Moolenaar this week. A handful of 4th District constituents attended Wednesday’s meeting at the Montcalm County Administrative Building in Stanton to hear from their Congressman before Congress goes back into session next week.

August 26, 2015 In The News

“We owe so much to these men who stepped forward to fight tyranny and made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as to the family as they have lost a brother and many years of memories. He put the country ahead of himself and we can never repay him,” said Moolenaar.

June 2, 2015 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar, R-Midland, recently toured a variety of small businesses in Gratiot County.