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  • Agriculture

    As a farmer, I am proud to bring real-world experience and perspective to Congress. For the heartland to succeed in our global economy, we must lessen government regulation of American agriculture and encourage the expansion of markets for Missouri ...

  • Budget

    Due to reckless federal spending, the federal budget has ballooned to an unsustainable level. I have supported numerous measures to freeze funding for, and often cut, numerous federal programs. I remain firm in the belief that the nation's fiscal cri...

  • Defense/Homeland Security

    Service members who have selflessly sacrificed for our country deserve the best we have to offer. Our superiority of land, air, sea, and space is critical to preserving our way of life and being a stabilizing force in the world. Providing for the com...

  • Education

    As a former student of the public school system and son of a schoolteacher, I understand the importance of quality education. I believe every child should have the same access to educational opportunities to learn and grow, and those opportunities ar...

  • Energy

    Ever-increasing energy costs are making it more difficult for Missouri families to make ends meet, for local businesses to stay competitive, and for you to purchase affordable goods. I support an all-of-the-above energy plan that develops our own dom...

  • Financial Services

    Before serving in Congress, I spent more than 30 years in the financial services industry. I have seen firsthand the important role local financial institutions play in helping families realize the American dream. We live in a world where banking is ...

  • Health-Care

    Congress must work to improve the quality of American health care through conservative solutions that put families, doctors, and states back in charge. I remain committed to overturning Obamacare and fulfilling our promise to the American people to l...

  • Immigration

    This country was founded by immigrants who brought their entrepreneurial and brave spirit to our nation. The United States is a welcoming nation but also a nation of laws. Through those laws we have continued to prosper as a world power and model of ...

  • Our U.S. Constitution

    As the elected representatives of the people, we all must take to heart the oath that we took to support and defend this important document. For over 200 years, the words ‘We the People’ and all that follow have served as a beacon of democratic ideal...

  • Pro-Life/Family

    The gift of life is an inherent right bestowed on each and every human being at the moment of conception. The act of abortion targets our most vulnerable population: unborn children. It is impossible to comprehend the number of lives lost because the...

  • Second Amendment

    When I was sworn in as your representative to Congress, I took an oath to defend the Constitution and the civil liberties it guarantees. I take that oath very seriously and am an ardent protector of these rights, including the right bear arms. Very s...

  • Seniors

    America’s seniors are important to our society but are too often taken for granted. Many have put their lives on the line and sacrificed much so that we can be a free, prosperous nation. We have a responsibility to protect the best interests of senio...

  • Small Business

    Small businesses are the heart and soul of Main Street in every community across Missouri and they are the number one driver of new job creation in our nation. As a former small business owner, I know what it is like to meet a payroll. This Congress,...

  • Taxes

    The Tax Cut and Jobs Act has already been an incredible success. On average Missouri families have seen savings of at least $2,000. Tax reform has greatly helped families who have struggled to make ends meet over the previous 10 years as Americans fa...

  • Trade

    Free and fair trade is a no-cost economic stimulus package for agriculture and our entire economy. I will continue supporting efforts to level the playing field and benefit American agriculture, manufacturing, and the economy at large. At the end of ...

  • Veterans

    Our nation owes much to the brave men and women who served this country with honor and distinction. Not only do they deserve our gratitude, but we also need recognize the sacrifices they made in defense of our great nation to protect the liberties th...

  • Water and River Resources

    Thousands of Missourians live along the banks of our state’s rivers, streams and lakes. I am committed to continuing my work on many important issues facing our water resources, including channel and stream bank degradation, flood protection, navigat...

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