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October 8, 2015 Press Release

This week, Probate Judge Ken Tacoma, the presiding judge of the Family Division for the 28th Circuit Family Court in Cadillac, was honored as one of 250 honorees from 50 states at this year's Angels in Adoption event held on Tuesday by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington, D.C. 

October 6, 2015 Editorial

It is harvest time and Michigan farmers have had a challenging growing season. As the leaves turn colors and families head out to cider mills, here are the highlights of the year so far in Michigan agriculture and the bills I have voted for to help our farming families prosper.

September 24, 2015 Press Release
As he addressed Congress, the Pope faced a depiction of Moses, the first lawgiver, and called on us to protect the likeness fashioned by God on every face. He spoke of the richness of family life and the importance of providing hope and opportunity for our children and future generations. He recognized the nobility of business and the positive role it plays in creating prosperity for all. Most importantly, he called on us to remember the Golden Rule and our ‘responsibility to protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.
September 18, 2015 Press Release
House Resolution 3134 restores trust for American taxpayers. It provides more funding for qualified health centers that offer pediatric care, immunizations, mammograms and more life-saving health care services that protect mother and child. These better options are worthy of taxpayer funding and will make a positive difference for women and children across our country.
September 12, 2015 Editorial
President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is dangerous for the American people and our allies around the world. Across Michigan’s Fourth District, I have heard from thousands of constituents and they are overwhelmingly opposed to this deal. Along with a bipartisan majority of Americans, they understand what the Obama Administration does not; this deal is bad for America.
September 11, 2015 Press Release
Today, I join millions of Americans in remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The victims were from around the nation and more than 90 countries. My thoughts and prayers go out to all who grieve on this day, and I give thanks for all of the courageous men and women who serve our communities as first-responders.
August 27, 2015 Press Release

Today, Rep. Moolenaar had the privilege of presenting the Purple Heart to Private Eugene Paulino of Mecosta.

Eugene was an infantryman in World War II and was injured at the Battle of the Bulge. He has scars from his injuries and they are a reminder to us of the price that has been paid for our freedoms and our way of life.

July 29, 2015 Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives passed the VA Accountability Act of 2015 to hold the Veterans Administration accountable for its failures, and to improve care for veterans. Since the waitlist scandal was uncovered, only a few employees have been fired and others have been allowed to remain on paid suspension for an extended period of time.

July 24, 2015 Editorial
With strong bipartisan support, the House has passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015. As I write in my op-ed, Michigan shoppers will enjoy knowing that there is an easy to understand standard that will tell them whether or not a product is engineered because they will know what to look for when they are grocery shopping.
July 21, 2015 Press Release
The Veterans Administration continues to fail our nation’s heroes. This legislation demands more accountability from the VA to make sure the department is doing all it should to take care of our veterans.