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Blaine's Bulletin: A Life-Saving Bill, Tele-Town Hall, and Constituent Service Days
December 2, 2016
This week in Congress, the House took a big step and passed a life-saving bill that has one core goal in mind – to get cures and treatments to patients faster. The bill, the 21st Century Cures Act, is full of real changes to help Americans across the country. This bill provides research dollars to the National Institutes of Health, provides grants to states to continue the fight to combat opioid abuse, and includes funds to the Food and Drug Administration to approve drugs and medical devices mo... More
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Luetkemeyer Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
December 2, 2016
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement after passage of the National Defense Authorization Act in the House of Representatives: “This must-pass piece of legislation provides critical funding for core defense requirements such as personnel, training, and maintenance that ensures our service men and women have the necessary support to fulfill their missions,” Luetkemeyer said. “I am pleased this legislation provides a 2.1 percent pay raise for our troops as well as inc... More
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Luetkemeyer Applauds Passage of Legislation to Promote Risk-Based Regulation for Banks
December 1, 2016
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement after a bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives that sends the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act to the Senate for consideration. “Today, the House passed legislation that would protect U.S. taxpayers from actual risk posed to the financial system. Decisions on what institutions are deemed systemically important should be based not on size alone, but also on activity and other factors that actually demonstrate sy... More
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Luetkemeyer Supports Bill to Advance Development of Medical Treatments and Cures
November 30, 2016
In a major bipartisan vote, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) supported legislation that advances the discovery, development and delivery of treatments and cures in the biomedical field. “There are 10,000 known diseases in the world yet we only have cures and treatments for 500 of them,” Luetkemeyer said. “This bill streamlines the review of life-saving drugs, provides money to continue to research cures for diseases, and provides grants for states to supplement opioid abuse prevention and tr... More
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Luetkemeyer Announces Dates for December Constituent Service Days
November 28, 2016
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and staff have announced the final dates and locations of the final round of Constituent Service Days for 2016. “With 2016 drawing to a close, I wanted to give 3rd District residents another opportunity to come out and meet my staff to go over any questions you may have regarding open enrollment in Medicare, assistance with the VA, or any agency or issue that is on your mind,” Luetkemeyer said. “I encourage you to take advantage of my staff being in each coun... More
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