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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Blunt, DeLauro, Murray, Cole, Question DOL on Misuse of Apprenticeship Grant Funding
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Representative Rosa DeLauro (Conn.), Senator Patty Murray (Wash.), and Representative Tom Cole (Okla.), sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to United States Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Eugene Scalia regarding the Depart  more

Blunt, Hawley, Graves Applaud 139th Airlift Wing's Inclusion on Potential Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Base List
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Josh Hawley (Mo.), along with U.S. Representative Sam Graves (Mo.), applauded the Air Force's decision to include Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in St. Joseph in the next round of potential bases to host an Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. "As the home to the highly skilled men and women of the 139th Airlift Wing, Rosecrans Air National Guard Base is an ideal host   more

Blunt, Klobuchar Applaud Unanimous Senate Passage of Resolution Marking National Adoption Month, Day in November
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA), today announced that their resolution marking November as National Adoption Month and November 23rd as National Adoption Day passed the Senate with unanimous support. As co-chairs of the bipartisan CCA, Blunt and Klobuchar work to engage Members of Congress on issues pertaining to children in ne  more

Rep. Clay Issues Remarks at Groundbreaking of National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Headquarters
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Nov. 26 -- Rep. William 'Lacy' Clay Jr., D-Missouri, issued the following remarks: Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri; Chairman Adam Schiff (D) California of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; and Vice Admiral Robert Sharp, Director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency joined with other national, state and local leaders to break ground on the NGA's new $1.75 billion western headquarters at the corner of Jefferson and Cass Avenues in historic  more

Rep. Luetkemeyer Reintroduces Legislation to Clarify Burdensome Regulatory Guidance
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) reintroduced the Guidance Clarity Act which requires Federal agencies to include text in guidance documents clarifying that the document is not legally binding. This enables Congress to ensure that the regulatory system operates with the transparency small businesses and entrepreneurs need to continue growing. "Most small businesses do not have access to   more

Sen. Blunt Issues Op-Ed on Making Sure Missourians' Voices are Heard in Washington
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following op-ed: The most important part of my job is making sure Missourians' voices are heard in Washington. There's no better way to do that than by visiting communities across our state and talking with families, veterans, farmers, and people from all walks of life about the issues they care about most. Earlier this month, I held my 2,500th event in our state. While every community I've visited is unique, two of the top issues o  more

Sen. Blunt Issues Statement on NCAA Decision Upholding Penalties Against University of Missouri
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following statement condemning the National Collegiate Athletic Association's decision to uphold penalties imposed on the University of Missouri's athletics program: "The NCAA made the absolute wrong decision here. "The facts in this case clearly do not support these unfair, unwarranted sanctions. The University of Missouri did the right thing by self-reporting the actions of the tutor and a small number of players. "The NCAA is  more

Sen. Blunt: Missouri Delegation Asks FEMA to Clarify Disaster Relief Reform Efforts
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Earlier this week, the entire Missouri congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley, and U.S. Representatives Sam Graves, Blaine Luetkemeyer, Emanuel Cleaver, II, Vicky Hartzler, Ann Wagner, Wm. Lacy Clay, Billy Long, and Jason Smith, sent a letter asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to identify what steps they've taken to fairly implement Section 1232 of the Di  more

Sen. Hawley Issues Statement on NGA West Groundbreaking
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following statement on the groundbreaking of the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency western headquarters in St. Louis: "This $1.7 billion investment by the NGA will create thousands of good-paying jobs in St. Louis. "The geospatial intelligence professionals at NGA West help us understand the physical world in a way that enhances our national security and strengthens our response to threats at home and around the world.   more

Sen. Hawley Secures Pledge From HUD Secretary Carson to Engage on Deplorable Conditions at TEH Realty Properties
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Today Senator Hawley announced that he spoke with Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Ben Carson about the deplorable living conditions at T.E.H. Realty properties in St. Louis and Kansas City. Secretary Carson pledged to Senator Hawley that HUD would get engaged. Last weekend in St. Louis, Senator Hawley toured one of T.E.H. Realty's worst properties, Bridgeport Crossin  more