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Blaine’s Bulletin: National Diabetes Awareness Month
November 16, 2018
Do you know what disease affects 13.4% of the adult population in Missouri, costs our state $6.7 billion dollars and increases the risk of death by 50%? Approximately 689,000 Missourians have diabetes, joining the more than 30 million Americans who suffer from the disease. Diabetes is taking a toll on healthcare resources in Missouri and across the nation. More importantly, if not properly treated it can be life-threatening. November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportu... More
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Luetkemeyer Applauds Progress, Urges Additional Action on Tailoring Regs
November 14, 2018
Today the House Financial Services Committee welcomed Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles to testify. Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) delivered the following opening statement: Welcome Vice Chairman Quarles, thank you for joining us today and for the steps you’ve taken to right-size regulation. As we’ve discussed, it’s imperative we take a more practical approach to supervision, one that extends from the top down t... More
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Luetkemeyer: Refreshing to See Reasonable and Responsible Supervisory Proposal
November 1, 2018
Yesterday, the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released proposals to change the bank supervisory regime. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee released the following statement: “For years I’ve urged federal financial regulators to reassess the current supervisory regime, which is predominantly based on asset size and fails to adequately account for actual r... More
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Blaine’s Bulletin: National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
October 26, 2018
I am proud to work alongside my colleagues and the Trump Administration in our effort to fight the opioid crisis, but as I sat down to write this week’s column I reflected on just how hard our country has fought. Each day, one hundred Americans lose their lives to opioid addiction, ripping them from their loved ones. With one in three Missouri families affected by the opioid crisis, this is the fourth time this year that I have shared important news with you regarding the crisis sweeping our nat... More
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Luetkemeyer Doubles Down on Calls to Investigate Operation Choke Point
October 25, 2018
Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, sent letters to Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell, Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randy Quarles, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and National Credit Union Administration Chairman Mark McWatters urging them to restore confidence and investigate any actions related to Operation Choke Point. Chairman Luetkemeyer released the fol... More
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