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June 24, 2020 Press Release
"Avon Protection Systems and its hardworking employees have been a leader in Michigan manufacturing and making products that keep our military safe. This contract is an investment in the talented people of northern Michigan that will help with jobs and the local economy."
June 15, 2020 Press Release
"The devastation caused by this historic flooding destroyed homes and upended the lives of so many residents,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “These residents need assistance that goes beyond what local and state government can provide, and I hope that the federal government will quickly approve the request so additional resources will be available for those in need. I have been communicating with federal officials throughout this process and I am encouraged by what I have heard from FEMA."
June 11, 2020 Press Release
"This funding will help the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe fight the COVID-19 pandemic with more resources for prevention and mitigation,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “This has been a challenging time for tribal health care providers, just as it has been for rural providers, and that’s why I voted for funding like this which will help keep people safe."
May 29, 2020 Press Release
"I have been meeting with residents in Midland and Gladwin counties this week and I know the incredible challenges our community will face in the weeks ahead. I appreciate Regional Administrator Joseph’s action on this emergency declaration request during this challenging time."
May 21, 2020 Press Release
"Thank you to President Trump for his quick approval of the disaster declaration and to Governor Whitmer for quickly making the request,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “Tonight I spoke with FEMA Regional Administrator Joseph and he pledged to support the region. FEMA will have staff on the ground on Saturday to do assessments and I will be working with all of our local, state, and federal officials to help Michigan families recover from this tragedy."
May 19, 2020 Press Release
"Mid Michigan residents pull together in challenging times and we will make it through this. Right now, the most important priority is staying safe, and I urge everyone to follow the advice of emergency responders who are protecting our community. I have been working with state and local officials throughout the day, and tonight I opened communication with FEMA as we prepare to assess the need for future assistance."
May 14, 2020 Press Release
"I have been working hard to support funding for our health care professionals on the frontlines of this crisis and to protect Michigan families from the health and economic threats of the Coronavirus pandemic,” said Moolenaar. “In the past two months, I have supported direct payments to families, as well as billions of dollars for our small businesses, rural hospitals, states, and local governments. We should see how this funding helps our country first before pushing through another bill. The legislation proposed by Democrats this week would slow the economic recovery families need, burden small businesses, hurt jobs, and advance a liberal wishlist of ideas unrelated to the Coronavirus."
May 9, 2020 Press Release
"Increasing testing is critical to tracking the spread of the Coronavirus, keeping Michigan residents safe, and helping re-open the economy,” said Moolenaar. “As new technology and testing capabilities are being produced, officials are working to ramp up distribution to places where supplies are needed most. This is vital to identifying people who are sick and saving lives."
May 6, 2020 Press Release
“This funding will help take care of vulnerable people in mid and northern Michigan,” said Congressman John Moolenaar, who voted for the CARES Act in March. “The crisis has increased food and shelter concerns for many people in our state and this will help address those issues with funding for local organizations who know our communities well."
April 30, 2020 Press Release
"The pandemic has created enormous challenges for rural health care, even in places that have not had a lot of cases,” said Congressmen John Moolenaar, Bill Huizenga and Jack Bergman in a joint statement this afternoon. “This funding will benefit Michigan residents and help public health officials respond to the crisis with a long-term response, while also addressing additional concerns in the community, including the ongoing opioid epidemic. We will continue to work and make sure Michigan’s rural health care providers have the resources they need to serve residents and make it through this difficult time."


In The News

August 30, 2017 In The News

"I don't think I've ever been to a medal ceremony so well-attended," said U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, when he greeted the crowd. "Today, we will present Ronnie with a number of awards and commendations. He earned these because of his diligence in training and his conduct as a soldier."

August 29, 2017 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar awarded the Purple Heart medal to Ronnie Monroe a native of Mesick.

August 1, 2017 In The News

Stephen Kanachki and Michael Wilson were presented with the military service medals by Congressman John Moolenaar.

July 28, 2017 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar was among those attending the ceremony. The Midland Republican said the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor honors recognize the heroic action of the officers who saved the lives of others.

July 12, 2017 In The News

"The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative does vital work across Michigan to protect the Great Lakes and the streams, rivers and lakes that run into them," said U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, a Michigan Republican on the House appropriations committee.

July 12, 2017 In The News

Congressman Moolenaar released the following statement:

"This project at Michigan State brings world-class scientific research and millions of dollars to the economy of mid-Michigan. I worked with Congressman Mike Bishop, who is an effective advocate for this important facility, and I look forward to seeing it move forward at MSU."

July 11, 2017 In The News

Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, urged his colleagues on the Appropriations Committee to include the restoration initiative funding in the spending bill.

July 11, 2017 In The News

“Working with private organizations and our state’s leading research universities, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative does vital work across Michigan to protect the Great Lakes and the streams, rivers and lakes that run into them,” Moolenaar said in a statement.

June 19, 2017 In The News

“I believe courage is given where courage is honored and your patriotic desire to serve has been rewarded with the honors of a grateful nation that can never do enough to pay you back for your service,” said Moolenaar.

June 16, 2017 In The News

Moolenaar, the Republican representative for Michigan’s 4th District, is a designated hitter who is typically assigned to the outfield. Wednesday’s practice began at 6:15 a.m. with batting practice behind the plate and then off to the batting cages for machine pitches. Moolenaar was in the batting cage when he heard the first gunshot.