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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday October 20, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Blaine's Bulletin: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following column: Unfortunately, most of us have a loved one or friend who's been affected by breast cancer. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women in the U.S. are diagnosed with this terrible disease. According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, by the end of 2019, there will have been an estimated 268,600 people diagnosed in this year alone. Statistics say one in eight women will get breast cancer in their lives and in   more

During Hong Kong Visit, Sen. Hawley Compares Hongkongers' Struggle Against Communism to East Germany During Cold War
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) traveled to Hong Kong this weekend to learn the facts on the ground, observe the protests, and speak to pro-democracy activists. In a video ( filmed in front of Hong Kong's Legislative Council, Senator Hawley compared Hongkongers' fight against the Chinese Communist Party to East Germany's struggle against the Soviet Un  more

House Financial Services Subcommittees Issues Testimony From National Association of Insurance Commissioners
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 -- The House Financial Services subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, and subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy issued the following testimony by Chlora Lindley-Myers, director of the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance, and testified on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, at a hearing entitled "Protecting America: The Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program  more

Rep. Clay Issues Statement on Death of Rep. Cummings
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 -- Rep. William 'Lacy' Clay Jr., D-Missouri, issued the following statement on the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland: "My prayers go out to the family and friends of Chairman Elijah Cummings. "He was my colleague, friend and mentor. "I have lost a brother and America has lost a true hero."  more

Rep. Cleaver Calls on Big College Endowment Reps to Increase Diverse Asset Manager
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- 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 Issues Statement on Death of Rep. Cummings
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Missouri, issued the following statement on the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland: "The City of Baltimore and the people of this nation awake today to the loss of a giant amongst men. "Elijah Cummings was a defender of democracy, a champion of human rights, and an unwavering advocate for equality. He was a kind and genuine man that fought every day to improve the lives of the American people, especially the most vulnerable among us. "Eli  more

Rep. Smith: A Foul on American Values
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- Rep. Jason Smith, R-Missouri, issued the following Capitol Report column: These are the words of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and these two quotes were also shared by LeBron James on Twitter to celebrate MLK Day in January of last year. While these words appear crystal clear in their meaning, earlier this week LeBron made an exception to the late Dr. King's advice. For months on the streets of Hong Kong people have been beaten within inches of their lives  more

Sen. Hawley Calls on Hong Kong Chief Executive to Resign in Response to 'Police State' Criticism
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: During his fact-finding visit to Hong Kong, United States Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) said Hong Kong was in "danger of sliding towards a police state." Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam then held a press conference where she called Senator Hawley's remarks "irresponsible and unfounded." Last night Senator Hawley responded to Lam, saying, "I chose the words 'police state' purposely - because that is exa  more