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  • Blaine's Bulletin: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Posted in Columns on October 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health-Care

    Many of us have been affected, one way or another, by cancer. Whether you are battling some form of the disease, or it is afflicting a loved one, friend, colleague, or neighbor – unfortunately, we are all bound to know someone who is fighting cancer. Both of my parents battled different forms of the disease. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: First Step Back Home
    Posted in Columns on October 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    I’m always struck by the extraordinary individuals I meet as I travel throughout Missouri’s 3rd District. From St. Charles to Camdenton and every point in between, it’s the spirit of our people that makes Missouri such a special place to live. Read more

  • Helping Veterans, a President Veto Override, and So Much More
    Posted in Columns on September 30, 2016 | Preview rr

    It seems like September came and went in the blink of an eye. Fall has officially begun and even though the weather has cooled off in central and eastern Missouri, there was plenty of heated debate in Congress. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: This Week in the House
    Posted in Columns on September 16, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services , Small Business

    September is a busy time for families across Missouri. School is in full swing, sports practices, and other engagements keep families on the move. It isn’t any different for the House of Representatives – September means a full slate of committee work, meetings with constituents and organizations from Missouri, and voting on bills on the House floor. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: 229th Anniversary of Our Constitution
    Posted in Columns on September 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Our U.S. Constitution

    “We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: More Must Be Done to Combat Opioid Abuse
    Posted in Columns on September 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health-Care

    There are threats that face our country each and every day. There are also threats that Missourians face on a daily basis. Currently, much of the country, along with many individuals in the state knows someone or has personally dealt with the effects of opioid abuse. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Recognizing the 50 Year Anniversary of Our Nation's Interstate System
    Posted in Columns on August 26, 2016 | Preview rr

    Transportation, in particular our nation’s roads and highways, affect the daily lives of every American. For example, many in the 3rd District recognize 1-70 as a vital interstate you take to get to work, to appointments, and a crucial artery running through the State from St. Louis to Kansas City. Read more

  • Getting America Back on Track
    Posted in Columns on August 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    On any given day that the House is in session, my schedule consists of meeting with constituents from the 3rd District, attending hearings on the House Financial Services and Small Business Committees, and going to the floor of the House of Representatives to listen to and debate legislation and cast votes on various bills. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Reforming Housing Policies Across America
    Posted in Columns on August 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    There’s an old saying about laws and sausages: you don’t want to see how they are made. As somebody who raised hogs for many years, I can tell you that making sausage can be a lot more satisfying than making laws on a lot of days. So, a question that I am frequently asked is what is the trick to getting a piece of legislation signed into law? There isn’t a clear cut formula and the process can oftentimes be frustrating, especially when you are trying to make substantive changes to government programs that have gone unchecked for generations. Our founders didn’t want it to be easy to pass laws, though. That’s why they crafted a deliberate system in Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution requiring the House, Senate, and president to act. This week, I’ll do my best to outline how a major bill to reform many of our nation’s housing policies and programs made its way through each step of the process over the last year. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Constituent Services
    Posted in Columns on August 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    While many weeks I write about what I’ve been working on in Washington or what I’m hearing from folks as I travel around Missouri, this week I want to take a moment and let you know what my staff has been up to in the 3rd District and also about an opportunity for high school students in the district. Read more

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