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  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Great News for Educators and Students in Missouri
    Posted in Columns on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    This week, I had the opportunity to attend the Callaway County Teachers’ Appreciation breakfast, a wonderful event hosted by the Callaway County Chamber of Commerce. At the event, teachers from public and private schools across the county were recognized for their hard work and for the strong bonds between their school districts. It was a pleasure to meet many of our esteemed educators from Callaway County and an honor to share the many legislative solutions we’ve been working on in Washington. ... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Keeping Our Promise to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
    Posted in Columns on August 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    America is a nation built on the promise of opportunity, particularly the promise that all citizens have an equal opportunity to attain success and prosperity. This is the reason Congress passed the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act in 1999. It established a government-wide contracting goal for businesses owned by service-disabled veterans. But as the saying goes, nothing is perfect. Although the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act intended to ... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Better Off Now
    Posted in Columns on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Two years ago we set out to keep our promises to the American people with the “Better Way” agenda. This was an effort from House Republicans to ensure Americans from coast to coast live in a safe and prosperous nation where everyone has the opportunity to attain the American dream. From economic growth to tax reform to combatting the opioid crisis and keeping Americans safe at home and abroad, we have made major headway on our goals. As members of the House of Representatives begin the August di... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh
    Posted in Columns on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the United States Supreme Court, President Trump has been afforded the opportunity to nominate someone to fill the vacancy. On Tuesday, he announced the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh who currently sits on the D.C. circuit. Speaking of his selection progress, President Trump said, “In keeping with President Reagan’s legacy, I do not ask about a nominee’s personal opinions. What matters is not a judge’s political views, but whether the... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Supporting Those Who Fight for our Freedom
    Posted in Columns on July 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    After a week filled with patriotic displays of flags and fireworks, countless local parades, and days filled with families and friends firing up the grill, I hope everyone had a safe and happy Fourth of July. It is a truly special time of the year. Not only are we celebrating the birth of our great nation, but we are honoring and remembering those who fight to ensure we continue to enjoy unparalleled freedom. The brave men and women who serve our nation ensure the safety and liberty of all Ameri... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Six Month Tax-iversary
    Posted in Columns on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    At the end of the previous administration, our economic outlook was bleak. We had stagnant economic growth and were told that was the best we could hope for. The economy wasn’t working for consumers, workers, or small business owners because business, no matter the size, was seen as a necessary evil that only existed to pay taxes. Thankfully, America is enjoying a new economic reality as we celebrate the six-month “tax-iversary” of historic tax reform being signed into law. Our economy has seen ... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Tackling the Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Columns on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Opioid overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, with 115 people dying each day. Here in Missouri 908 people lost their lives to opioids in 2016. Chances are, whether we know it or not, we are all connected to a person who is struggling with addiction, and it is tearing families apart. With a renewed focus on this crippling epidemic, my colleagues and I are fighting back. My colleagues on the House Energy and Commerce Committee have advanced 57 bills to be v... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Happy Father's Day
    Posted in Columns on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Many of you know me as a Congressman, a farmer, or small businessman, but no role in my life will ever be as important as my role as a father and grandfather. My wife Jackie and I raised three amazing children who are now grown with families of their own, and they’ve blessed us with five grandchildren and a sixth on the way. This weekend, families across America will celebrate Father’s Day. As I head home to Missouri today, I’m looking forward to spending some time with my family, as I am sure y... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: National Fishing and Boating Week
    Posted in Columns on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Each summer, millions of families enjoy lakes, rivers, and oceans across America. Here in Missouri’s 3rd Congressional district, we are lucky to be the home of a number of beautiful lakes, rivers and streams, including the Lake of the Ozarks. Voted the best recreational lake in the United States two years in a row, the lake provides a great place for boating and fishing right here in our district. Like so many Missouri families we have great memories at the lake. Whether you are going for a swim... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Hope for the Terminally Ill
    Posted in Columns on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    For millions of Americans with terminal illnesses, every single day is life or death. Whether a grandparent, mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister, friend, or coworker nearly every American has been touched by the realities of terminal illness. Each year, more than one million Americans die from it. This year, more than 600,000 Americans will lose the fight against cancer alone. Last week, President Trump signed S. 204, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew B... Read more

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