Congressman John Moolenaar is a long-time supporter of cancer research. As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which funds federal cancer research, he has worked across the aisle to ensure cancer research funding is included in federal legislation. Last year, he voted to fund research at the National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute.
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“Some veterans face challenges when they return to civilian life, including mental health and the opioid crisis,” said Rep. Moolenaar, a member of the House Appropriations Committee. “This bill gives the VA more resources to help them receive the care they earned defending our country.”
U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, took the helm of a boat across Lake Cadillac on Thursday following a tour of Rec Boat Holdings.
Moolenaar presented Larry Luhtanen, of Cadillac, with a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze service stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Device, Marksman Badge with rifle bar and the Vietnam Commemoration lapel pin.
Congressman John Moolenaar (R-Midland) toured Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital recently and met with several members of the leadership team to discuss rural health care issues as well as see first-hand investments being made by the hospital that will directly impact patient care.
Moolenaar received a tour of the facility, which showed him various aspects of the company and the way Parker Hannifin’s makes several of their products.
"Having good airports and updated airports is important for international tourism," Moolenaar said. "It puts a five-year extension on this policy and it also allows for additional dollars for airport to apply for grants to modernize and upgrade airports."
Moolenaar said he was surprised Trump insisted they ride in the limo, which he said Trump refers to as “The Beast.” He said there was a lot of discussion about the locks, but the issue of H2B visas also were discussed. Moolenaar said there is a need for foreign workers in Michigan, especially for seasonal business in the tourism and agriculture sectors.
This ceremony is part of Moolenaar’s goal to get the appropriate awards to Veteran’s and their families for the their brave service.
Congressman John Moolenar and Congressman Dan Kildee presented Burgess Loar with various medals and ribbons.
Moolenaar presented Xavier with a notation the lawmaker had placed in the Congressional Record, noting his actions. The notation will remain in the National Archives.