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2016 Candidates Forum – United States Congress

MEET THE CANDIDATES – United states congress

1st congressional district –

Click the questions below to view the 1st Congressional District candidates responses.

QUESTIONS

  1. What is one specific pro-business tax or regulatory reform you will champion if elected?
  2. Road conditions and infrastructure investment are a big issue for northern Michigan businesses. What solutions do you have to provide sustainable funding for the federal Highway Trust Fund?
  3. A recent economic analysis by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security found that even a six month closure of the largest lock in the Soo Locks system – the Poe Lock – would send the national economy into a recession. Building a second Poe-sized lock was authorized in the 1980s, but has never had the funding authorized. What will you do to lead this important economic project forward?
  4. If elected, what do you hope to accomplish in the next Congress?

 


4th Congressional district –

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE to view John Moolenaar’s responses.

QUESTIONS

  1. What is one specific pro-business tax or regulatory reform you will champion if elected?
  2. Road conditions and infrastructure investment are a big issue for northern Michigan businesses. What solutions do you have to provide sustainable funding for the federal Highway Trust Fund?
  3. A recent economic analysis by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security found that even a six month closure of the largest lock in the Soo Locks system – the Poe Lock – would send the national economy into a recession. Building a second Poe-sized lock was authorized in the 1980s, but has never had the funding authorized. What will you do to lead this important economic project forward?
  4. If elected, what do you hope to accomplish in the next Congress?