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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Blaine's Bulletin: August District Work Period
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following column: With Congress out of session in August, I had the opportunity to travel throughout Missouri's Third District to meet with constituents and visit hospitals, first responders, farms, and small businesses, just to name a few. There is a misconception that while not in Washington DC, Congress is not working - that "recess" equates to nothing getting done. This couldn't be further from the truth. District work p  more

Rep. Clay Town Hall Targets Gun Violence as Public Health Emergency
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Sept. 3 -- Rep. William 'Lacy' Clay Jr., D-Missouri, issued the following news release: * * * - Over 1000 St. Louisans Demand Leader Mitch McConnell schedule a U.S. Senate vote on Enhanced Background Checks as Community Strongly Supports H.R. 3435 to give local governments the freedom to protect residents, neighborhoods and first responders against gun violence. * * * An overflow crowd of more than 1000 St. Louisans packed a Town Hall Meeting on Gun Violence hosted by Co  more

Rep. Smith Issues Column: A Hard Week
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Jason Smith, R-Missouri, issued the following Capitol Report column: This week has been a tough week for my family and me. Earlier this week, my father passed away. It is never easy to lose a parent, and I, unfortunately felt that up close this week. Regardless of age, what they have accomplished in life, or what they have left behind, when a loved one says goodbye everything else is put into perspective. This hard lesson of loss has reminded me of all the other les  more

Reps. Loebsack, Latta, Long and McEachin Introduce Legislation to Improve Broadband Data Maps
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Billy Long, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, Representatives Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Bob Latta (OH-05) introduced bipartisan legislation that would improve the accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) broadband availability maps. The "Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act (HR 4229)'' will improve the accuracy of FCC broadband data maps by changing the way broadband data is collected. The legisl  more

Sen. Hawley Issues Statement on State Attorneys General Investigation of Google, Facebook
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following statement in response to reports of state attorneys general launching an antitrust investigation into Google and Facebook: "I was proud to launch the first antitrust and privacy investigation of Big Tech by an attorney general two years ago. "I'm heartened to see a new group of attorneys general with the courage to stand up to these powerful companies and fight for citizens. "Big Tech companies should be held accounta  more