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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 12 items )  

Blaine's Bulletin: October District Work Period
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following column: Over Congress' October work period, I spent a very productive two weeks in Missouri's Third District meeting with constituents. From home builders to medical technology professionals to families continuing to struggle with the effects of the devastating flooding over the summer, I met with a whole host of Missourians. I even spent a little time at the county jail. I had the opportunity to meet with the Mis  more

Cotton, Colleagues Send Letter to Microsoft President Detailing Huawei's Threat to National Security
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 -- Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, issued the following news release: Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Rick Scott (R-Florida), Mike Braun (R-Indiana), and Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) today sent a letter to Microsoft President Brad Smith in response to his recent comments that the U.S. government should provide more evidence of wrongdoing by Huawei so that business leaders can decide whether to continue doing business with the Chinese tele  more

House Financial Services Subcommittees Issues Hearing Memo on Review of Terrorism Risk Insurance Program
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 -- The House Financial Services subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, and subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy issued the following hearing information: Protecting America: The Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program at 2128 Rayburn House Office Building at 2 p.m. on Oct. 16: Witness List * Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director, Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance, on behalf of the Nation  more

House Small Business Committee Issues Testimony From AltCap
KANSAS CITY, Kansas, Oct. 8 -- The House Small Business Committee issued the following testimony by AltCap President Ruben Alonso III at a field hearing entitled "Silicon Prairie: Tech, Innovation, and a High-Skilled Workforce in the Heartland": "My name is Ruben Alonso III. I am the President of AltCap, an impact-driven CDFI and SBA Microloan intermediary serving the Kansas City metro. I am also, a Board member of Equity2, an investment affiliate created by AltCap and initially focused on Oppo  more

Rep. Clay Launches 2019 Congressional App Challenge
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 -- Rep. William 'Lacy' Clay Jr., D-Missouri, issued the following news release: * * * - Calling All High School Coders...Congress Wants to See Your Best App! * * * Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri is accepting student submissions for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge, a new, STEM-based, student competition for top high school coders who want to submit an original computer application for this prestigious competition. The winner, whom will be selected by a panel o  more

Rep. Cleaver Calls on Big College Endowment Reps to Increase Diverse Asset Managers
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, issued the following news release: * * * - Women and minorities manage just 1.3 percent of assets in the $69 trillion asset management industry * * * Today, United States Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), along with 5 other members of Congress, sent a letter to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) calling for greater diversity among asset managers handling endowment funds of higher educ  more

Rep. Cleaver Welcomes Federal Reserve Chairman Powell for Business Roundtable
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, issued the following news release: Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy, today hosted a roundtable discussion with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell and a group of local business and community leaders. The roundtable was designed to gather input from regional stakeholders as to how current monetary policy is affecting businesses in the Greater Ka  more

Rep. Hartzler Issues Statement on Congressional Delegation Trip to Poland, Ukraine
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Missouri, issued the following statement about her bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Poland and Ukraine: "Both Poland and Ukraine are important allies to the United States. There is broad and bipartisan support for strengthening the relationship between the United States and our two eastern European allies and I appreciate the opportunity to learn more about their roads to freedom, sovereignty, and their unwavering commitment to democracy,"  more

Rep. Hartzler Issues Statement on White House's Decision to Withdraw Troops From Syria
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Missouri, issued the following statement regarding the White House's decision to withdraw troops from Syria: "The decision to abruptly pull troops out of Syria is a mistake. Leaving the region will mean abandoning the Kurds who have been fiercely loyal allies as we've moved to eliminate ISIS and stabilize the region. "Withdrawing from Syria before establishing stability with Turkey will not only create uncertainty for the region, but will create a p  more

Rep. Smith Issues Column: An Un-American Process
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- Rep. Jason Smith, R-Missouri, issued the following Capitol Report column: What Speaker Pelosi and her progressive pals are doing in the halls of our U.S. Capitol seems to defy even Ruth Bader Ginsburg's most liberal interpretation of the Constitution and laws of the United States. Our Founders crafted the remedy of impeachment for serious situations and provided instructions for how that process would happen. Even though they were careful to make sure impeachment would no  more

Sen. Feinstein Issues Statement After Former EPA Employees Called for Congressional Probe
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, issued the following statement after former Environmental Protection Agency employees called for a congressional probe into the agency's attacks on California: "Today, 593 former EPA officials sent a letter calling for a congressional investigation into whether agency leaders inappropriately threatened California. "I couldn't agree with these individuals more: Enforcement actions must be fair and impartial and should never be used as   more

Sen. Hawley Sends Letter to NBA Commissioner Silver Blasting NBA's Decision to Side With Chinese Communist Party Over Hong Kong Protestors
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blasting the NBA's decision to side with the authoritarian Chinese government over protestors in Hong Kong after Daryl Morey, the General Manager of the Houston Rockets, published a series of tweets in support of the freedom fighters in Hong Kong. In his letter, which was also sent to all 30 NBA team owners, Senator Hawley w  more