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April 24, 2020 Press Release
“I wrote to Governor Whitmer on behalf of my constituents asking her to do this and I am glad she agreed with Michigan residents across the state who want to be safe while spending time outside,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “Right now, 28 percent of Michigan residents are worried about putting food on their tables during this pandemic and now they can purchase garden seeds in stores and go fishing by themselves. Michiganders cherish the outdoors, and these commonsense changes will allow them to safely enjoy more time outside.”
April 23, 2020 Press Release
"In my district, FAA’s funding methodology has effectively penalized MBS International Airport (MBS) for running a debt-free operation and earmarking cash for future airport capital improvement projects…This may have a detrimental impact on future service levels and hurt the hardworking men and women in my district who use the airport, as well as those who work there."
April 23, 2020 Press Release
“I voted for this legislation because it will help Michigan families through this difficult time and give our health care professionals more resources to fight the virus,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “The small business assistance will help Michigan workers receive their salaries and help them avoid the state's overwhelmed unemployment system. Also, the funding for testing in the legislation will help our health care professionals track the virus and make it safer for the phased-in re-opening of the economy.”
April 18, 2020 Press Release
"The Fourth District is home for thousands of brave Michigan residents who served our country and they should receive their payments as quickly as possible to help them and their families during this difficult time for our country. These payments are critical support for all Michigan families right now and millions of residents will receive them in the weeks ahead."
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April 18, 2020 Press Release
“Michigan farmers are doing an incredible job maintaining the food supply during this pandemic. However, from my conversations with them, I also know they are experiencing financial losses caused by falling demand from restaurants, schools, and businesses. The federal support announced today by President Trump will help them continue their critical operations and also bring much-needed meals to the food banks and community organizations helping Michigan residents through this extraordinary crisis.”
April 16, 2020 Press Release
“The Paycheck Protection Program is saving the jobs and paychecks of Michigan workers and helping small businesses,” said Congressman John Moolenaar. “Now is the time to pass more funding for this program and prevent layoffs like the 219,000 that happened in Michigan last week. I hope Democrats will stop trying to add unrelated items to a new bill and immediately agree to new funding so more Michigan workers will keep their jobs and receive their paychecks instead of being sent to the state’s overwhelmed unemployment system.”
April 15, 2020 Press Release
"While the focus is on staying home and staying safe, we know that whenever we can get back to normal, Michigan families will want a convenient way to visit friends and family," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "This funding will help these airports be safe, clean, and ready to serve passengers when the public health crisis has subsided."
April 10, 2020 Press Release
"This site will provide a way for those who do not normally file taxes or receive Social Security benefits to sign up and make sure they receive their $1,200 as quickly as possible. This is a difficult time for many Michigan residents and I know this payment will help make it a little easier for them."
April 10, 2020 Press Release
"This funding will help Michigan hospitals who have been hit hard by the pandemic. It's also vital support for our rural hospitals who need this extra assistance to care for Coronavirus patients, as well as the daily health needs of the communities they serve."
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April 10, 2020 Press Release
"This funding gives Michigan colleges additional resources to provide educational opportunities in a safe learning environment, and it will help students pursue their degrees while studying remotely."

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In The News

June 15, 2017 In The News

Moolenaar asked for prayers for all those injured in the shooting: Congressman Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip; Matt Mika and Zach Barth and  Capitol Police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey.

June 15, 2017 In The News

“When they returned fire, the situation changed from a massacre to a shootout,” Moolenaar said on a media call Thursday. “I’m very grateful for the courage of the law enforcement officials who returned fire and subdued the attacker. I want to compliment (Majority Whip Steve) Scalise’s security detail as well as U.S.

April 25, 2017 In The News

“Veterans and their families have done so much for our country and it is imperative that we do everything we can to make sure they are honored for their service,” Moolenaar said as he presented the pins.

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April 12, 2017 In The News

“Most of us experience the mail, just getting it based at our homes. But there’s a variety of ways our citizens across the state receive their mail,” Moolenaar said. “The post office has to adapt to different communities and scenarios, and this (ride along) helps me understand the importance of adapting, and also serving our rural communities.

March 31, 2017 In The News

Moolenaar, who serves on the House Appropriations Committee, noted the committee’s responsibility for overseeing agencies and setting spending priorities, “and the U.S. (Department of Agriculture) is part of that process,” the congressman said.

March 30, 2017 In The News

Michigan Congressman John Moolenaar on Tuesday voted for United States House of Representatives legislation that will require the Environmental Protection Agency to base any new rules it writes on scientific research that is available to the public.

February 21, 2017 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar presented military service awards to Korean War veteran Ralph Wallace.

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November 1, 2016 In The News

“Congressman Moolenaar has been a great friend of agriculture in his two years in Congress and has represented us well on the House Agriculture Committee,” Molhoek said. “He’s fought hard to improve the tax code for Michigan farmers, voting to make permanent Section 179 (depreciation) and voting to repeal the death tax.

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September 28, 2016 In The News

“I believe there is a federal role,” says Moolenaar, pointing to the EPA’s failure to act early on in the Flint water crisis. “This is something we can do within this legislation to not only help in the situation in Flint but also provides a reasonable path forward for our country.”

September 17, 2016 In The News

"On the battlefield...they...you...lost family members and friends and at home you endured insults and attacks. And, today our country has the opportunity to say thank you and honor you. And, I would just like to add one more thing. Welcome home," said Michigan 4th District Congressman John Moolenaar.

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