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December 11, 2020 Press Release
“I believe it is of utmost importance to ensure the integrity of our election systems,” Congressman Moolenaar stated. “There have been several reports of election irregularities in Michigan and across the country. These reports should be taken seriously and investigated to the fullest degree. The amicus brief I signed onto affirms these concerns and they merit careful and timely review by the Supreme Court. It is my hope the court will swiftly review the case to bring confidence to the American people that the 2020 election upheld the Constitution and state laws.”
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December 10, 2020 Press Release
“This grant will help provide education, transportation, and meals to children,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “EightCAP does important work to help those in need, and I have voted for grant programs including Head Start, because they fund local organizations and allow them to best serve the children in our community.”
December 10, 2020 Press Release
“I’ve been working hard to help our community recover, including securing approval for more than $100 million in federal assistance that has come to our community to rebuild homes, small businesses, and private wells, as well as roads and bridges,” said Moolenaar. “However, there’s no doubt that the federal and state regulators failed our community when they were working with an uncooperative private dam owner. Those failures compounded over more than a decade into a devastating event that affected the lives of thousands of residents. This bipartisan legislation will address gaps in existing law and do more to ensure compliance with the safety regulations that are paramount to protecting the people of Michigan.”
December 9, 2020 Press Release
“Every Michigan resident loves the Great Lakes and this legislation will help protect the Lakes for future generations with more funding for our harbors and progress in preventing Asian carp,” said Congressman John Moolenaar.
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December 3, 2020 Press Release
"While state shutdowns hurt locally-owned restaurants and their employees, House Democrats are wasting precious time instead of immediately re-opening the Paycheck Protection Program and helping Michigan families," said Congressman Moolenaar.
December 3, 2020 Press Release
“This grant for MidMichigan Health will help it confront the health issues facing our rural communities, including the opioid crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "While the pandemic has received a lot of attention, the opioid epidemic has also been a serious challenge as residents have dealt with increased anxiety and social isolation. This funding for MidMichigan Health will help it serve all the needs of our rural communities and maintain access to quality health services for residents."
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December 2, 2020 Press Release
“Speaker Pelosi is watching ‘Tiger King,’ while Michigan families need help paying their bills and small businesses face permanent closure,” said Congressman Moolenaar. “There is $138 billion in the Paycheck Protection Program that has already been approved by Congress, but Speaker Pelosi is blocking a vote that would re-open the program and let small businesses receive immediate relief. Let’s vote on that bill and start getting help to those who need it most without the pork the Democrats want.”
November 30, 2020 Press Release
"Tom was a great friend, a courageous patriot, and a good and faithful servant for the people of Michigan. I always enjoyed working with him in the state legislature, where he was a tenacious advocate for the Upper Peninsula and its people. His work will benefit UP communities for decades to come and I join Tom's family and friends in mourning his passing."
November 16, 2020 Press Release
“Many of our veterans enjoy America’s outdoor heritage and this legislation will help them visit our National Parks and recreation areas,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “We are forever grateful for their service to our nation and the sacrifices they made to keep us safe. My office and I have helped veterans throughout the Fourth District this year, and I encourage any veteran who is having an issue with a federal agency to contact my office in Midland for assistance.”
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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."

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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."

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August 29, 2017 In The News

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

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August 1, 2017 In The News

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

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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