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  • Blaine's Bulletin: Reforming the Nation's Tax Code
    Posted in Columns on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    There has been a lot of talk in Washington about our nation’s tax code and I want you to know that reforming and modernizing our outdated tax system is a priority of the House of Representatives. I think we can all agree that under our current tax code, there are too many Americans and small businesses who are not getting a fair shake. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Recognizing Flag Day
    Posted in Columns on June 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    “And let us never forget that in honoring our flag, we honor the American men and women who have courageously fought and died for it over the last 200 years, patriots who set an ideal above any consideration of self. Our flag flies free today because of their sacrifice.” –President Ronald Reagan Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Kicking off June with Major Win for Main Street America
    Posted in Columns on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    June is an incredibly busy legislative month for the House of Representatives and my colleagues and I got to work right out of the gate by passing a bill that I have discussed in my bulletin frequently, the Financial CHOICE Act – the alternative to Dodd-Frank. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: First 100 Days in the House
    Posted in Columns on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives has wrapped up the first five months of the 115th Congress and I am pleased to report that this current House has been the most productive during the first 100 days of a new presidency in nearly 30 years. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Memorial Day
    Posted in Columns on May 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Memorial Day is a time when Americans come together to honor, celebrate and remember the men and women who have given their lives to defend our great country and protect our freedoms. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: National Police Week
    Posted in Columns on May 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Earlier this week, thousands of police officers came to the United States Capitol to be recognized and honored by President Trump for all that they do on a daily basis to serve our country at the 36th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service. This year, we honored 394 individuals who join the over 20,000 men and women who gave up their lives in the line of duty. It was a wonderful gathering that reminds Americans from one corner of our nation to another that the men and women in blue put their lives on the line to save others without any hesitation. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: The American Health Care Act
    Posted in Columns on May 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health-Care

    Health-care is a very personal issue: it impacts each of us directly, as well as our families, friends, neighbors, and communities. So, most Americans have probably heard a lot in the last few weeks about the American Health Care Act, which recently passed the House of Representatives. The overall principles of this legislation are to put patients and their doctors back in charge of medical care, make higher quality coverage more affordable, and provide the American people with relief from Obamacare’s taxes and mandates. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin:The Week in Missouri and in Washington
    Posted in Columns on May 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Over the last week, our state has seen record-breaking rainfall. Our rivers and creeks are swollen and backroads and interstates alike have either been closed or become impassible. Many Missourians have had to make emergency preparations to protect their property and some have had to evacuate their homes and shutter their businesses. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: #SmallBusinessWeek April 30-May 6
    Posted in Columns on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    Each year, there is a designated week when Congress highlights all of the great work our nation’s small businesses and their employees do in our local communities. This year, that week is April 30-May 6. Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: The District Work Period
    Posted in Columns on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    The district work period has come to an end and Easter is now behind us. I hope everyone had a safe and blessed holiday. Our family attended Easter Mass and then we were able to spend some quality time together. The grandchildren always get a kick out of the Easter eggs and candy, and this year was no different. Read more

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