Wednesday - February 26, 2020
Congressional Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Graves Announces Funding for Rural North Missouri Bridges
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- Rep. Sam Graves, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: * * * - MODOT to receive $20.7 million grant for rural bridge replacement program * * * U.S. Representative Sam Graves (MO-06), announced today that the Missouri Department of Transportation will receive federal money through the Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP). Graves received notification from the U.S. Department of Transportation that MODOT will receive $20.7 million for their proposed Fixing   more

President Trump Signs Hawley-Hartzler Bill to Support First Responders
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: President Trump has signed the Hawley-Hartzler National Urban Search and Rescue Parity Act into law. The bill clarifies a misguided policy that prevented federal employees from assisting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) efforts. The Hawley-Hartzler legislation provides FEMA access to more volunteers, which will allow US&R task forces to get to disaster are  more

Rep. Blaine's Bulletin: Back to School
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following column: As summer begins to wind down, students across the Third Congressional District of Missouri are heading back-to-school for an exciting year filled with learning and growth. Our students are the future of this great nation, and I am constantly blown away by their accomplishments. This spring, I had the honor of congratulating more than 9,000 graduates from high schools across the district. There are few pro  more

Rep. Blaine's Bulletin: Celebrating Hardworking Americans
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following column: Throughout our nation's history, American workers have been the driving force behind its growth and success. Our country is built on American grit and the pride of a hard day's work. Without the notion of hard work, innovation, and motivation of our workforce, America would not be the country it is today. As we head into Labor Day weekend, I hope we can all celebrate the successes of our fellow Americans.   more

Rep. Cleaver Calls for Federal Investigation of Facebook's Proposed Cryptocurrency
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, United States Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) sent a letter to Facebook, Calibra, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), and the Office of Financial Research (OFR), urging the financial regulators to proactively examine Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency (Libra) and digital wallet (Calibra) for possible systemic risk. Cleaver also calls for Facebook and Calibra to turn over to  more

Rep. Long Issues Statement on Manufacturing Tour in Missouri's 7th Congressional District
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, Aug. 28 -- Rep. Billy Long, R-Missouri, issued the following statement after his annual manufacturing tour in Missouri's 7th Congressional District: "Each year I look forward to my annual manufacturing tour and visiting businesses all across Missouri's 7th Congressional District. "Manufacturing is a vital part of the U.S. economy as well as Missouri's. "This year I had the opportunity to visit businesses that specialize in aviation, sound technology, archery, nutrition   more

Rep. Smith: A Summer Well Spent
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 -- Rep. Jason Smith, R-Missouri, issued the following Capitol Report column: As the unofficial ending to summer has arrived, I am thinking how lucky I was to be able to spend the summer traveling throughout southern Missouri and getting time with the farmers, families, and local agricultural businesses who proudly call our area home. The industry and ingenuity I have seen is a testament to the hardworking nature of our community. The connections made, feedback received, idea  more