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December 3, 2015 Press Release
Moolenaar: "Restoring crop insurance cuts is vital for the 15,000 farm operators of Michigan’s Fourth Congressional District. Weather can ruin an entire year of crops and without insurance some family farms could lose everything. I am glad we could fix this issue that was created in the October budget agreement and also pass funding for our nation’s critical highway infrastructure needs."
December 3, 2015 Press Release
Moolenaar: “The United States is the leading producer of oil and natural gas and today’s legislation continues that progress. The bill passed today protects our electric grid from terrorism, cyberattacks, and weather events that could cause prolonged power outages. These reforms will benefit Michigan residents by helping to keep energy prices low for years to come.”
November 24, 2015 Press Release
The legislation passed today will require the Obama Administration to collect the intelligence necessary to complete stringent refugee background checks in order to ensure terrorists are not using the refugee program to enter the United States. Defending the American people from threats abroad is the federal government’s primary responsibility and one I take very seriously in my role as a public servant. This legislation upholds our values as a compassionate nation and defends our citizens against a possible threat.
November 11, 2015 Editorial

This Veterans Day, we celebrate with the men and women who have defended our country. With their service they have made the world a better place and they continue to make a positive difference in our communities today.

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November 6, 2015 Press Release
Today, the Obama Administration rejected a project that would have supported good-paying jobs for hardworking Americans. Republicans and Democrats from across the country supported the Keystone XL Pipeline because it would have improved our nation's energy independence without raising taxes or adding to our debt. Today's announcement is a disappointment and it could result in higher energy prices in the future
October 22, 2015 Press Release
“This bill empowers our military overseas and provides for troops and their families here at home. Unfortunately, the president is vetoing the bill over an item that isn't even in it. He wants to take more money from hardworking taxpayers and give it to bureaucrats at the IRS and the EPA before signing a bill that provides for our national defense. That’s wrong and Democrats in the House and Senate should vote to override the president’s veto of this bipartisan legislation that protects America’s national security.”
October 13, 2015 Editorial
In Michigan, we see rising costs in our grocery bills, health care and, for those with young children, the cost of child care. However, while the cost of child care is increasing, the amount of this tax benefit remains the same. So, in an email to my office, this constituent suggested that our tax code should be updated to allow the tax-free benefit to increase with the rate of inflation. Now his idea is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.
October 9, 2015 Press Release

Today, the Sixth Circuit of Appeals issued a stay temporarily blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing its overreaching Waters of the U.S. Rule until further litigation can be resolved.

Representative John Moolenaar (R-Midland) issued the following statement:

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Today, the House Budget Committee advanced legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. The legislation is part of the budget reconciliation process, which allows it to advance through the U.S. Senate with support from a simple majority. It is not subject to a Senate filibuster.

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October 8, 2015 Press Release

The office of U.S. Representative John Moolenaar is now accepting applications from high school seniors for nominations to the U.S. service academies.

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