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  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Back to School
    Posted in Columns on August 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    As summer begins to wind down, students across the Third Congressional District of Missouri are heading back-to-school for an exciting year filled with learning and growth. Our students are the future of this great nation, and I am constantly blown away by their accomplishments. This spring, I had the honor of congratulating more than 9,000 graduates from high schools across the district. There are few prouder moments in a young person’s life than graduation, and I wish them all the best as they... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Resources for Rebuilding and Planning for the Future
    Posted in Columns on August 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    For far too many months, historic flooding has been the talk of the town in communities across the great state of Missouri. As Missourians continue to showcase their resilience in the aftermath of these disasters, I am doing everything in my power to ensure my constituents have the resources they need to continue rebuilding. In July, President Donald Trump swiftly approved disaster assistance for Missouri’s hardest hit counties, with the support of the entire Missouri Congressional delegation. T... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: An Opportunity to Serve
    Posted in Columns on August 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    America’s future generations are often asked what they want to be when they grow up. Depending upon whether you’re asking a child or a teenager, answers will vary from “a princess” to “a firefighter” to “a lawyer” or even “the President.” However, as we prepare America’s children for the future, when is the last time someone asked them, “how will you serve your country?” From volunteering in your local community to running for elected office to serving in the armed forces, service can embody a d... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Certainty for 9/11 First Responders
    Posted in Columns on August 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    On September 11, 2001, 2,977 people lost their lives in the most devastating terrorist attack in our nation’s history. In the immediate aftermath, thousands of first responders scoured the scene for survivors, spending days or weeks inhaling dangerous carcinogens. More than eighteen years later, the lasting effects have continued to claim the lives of the brave men and women across the nation. FBI Special Agent Melissa Morrow was raised in mid-Missouri and attended the University of Missouri whe... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Bipartisan Budget Agreement
    Posted in Columns on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    From a first job, to saving for a car, to starting a family, to planning for retirement, throughout our lives we are taught the importance of budgeting and reminded of the consequences of missed deadlines or unrestrained spending. Year after year, it is apparent that some in Washington D.C. need a refresher on this lesson as yet another budget deadline passes by. Let us remember, these are not inconsequential deadlines. Along with each missed deadline comes the threat of a million-dollar governm... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: 48,389 Missouri Jobs
    Posted in Columns on July 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    From Main Street to Silicon Valley, American innovation is made possible by our nation’s unique economic freedom. With American entrepreneurs, small business owners, and consumers continuing to take advantage of our flourishing economy, President Trump hosted a “Made in the USA” showcase at the White House this week. For the third year in a row, the event showcased the hard work of American businesses and workers from coast to coast. As President Trump said, “We want to build, create, and grow m... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: President Approves Vital Resources to Continue Rebuilding
    Posted in Columns on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    In the months following the historic tornadoes and flooding that ripped across the great state of Missouri, I joined my Missouri congressional colleagues to work hand-in-hand with federal, state and local officials to ensure our communities get the vital resources they need to continue rebuilding. Recently, the entire Missouri congressional delegation sent a letter urging President Trump to support the governor’s disaster declaration request for the counties affected by recent severe weather. Le... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Independence Day
    Posted in Columns on July 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    For the last 243 years, Independence Day has been celebrated by proud Americans both at home and abroad. Each year, I look forward to attending various celebrations across Missouri’s 3rd District where food, fireworks, and fun are in abundant supply. Whether it’s a day on the Lake of the Ozarks, a backyard barbecue, or a local parade, the 4th of July is an opportunity to reflect on the uniquely American freedoms we enjoy in the greatest nation on Earth. Freedom has always been the driving force ... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Appropriations Season
    Posted in Columns on June 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Each year as spring turns to summer we can always count on a few things: temperatures – and humidity – are going up, kids are enjoying their summer break, the MLB All Star game is right around the corner, and weekends include a trip to the lake. In DC this is “Appropriations Season.” Temperatures outside and inside the Capitol are also on the rise as Congress debates federal spending levels for the next year. With a divided Congress there was little doubt this years’ debates would be contentious... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: A 21st Century Trade Agreement for all Missourians
    Posted in Columns on June 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    A strong 21st century trade agreement is critical to ensure the continued flow of goods and services between the United States and our North American trading partners. Last fall, President Trump set out to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) more than two decades after it was first agreed upon. The resulting agreement, known as the United-States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), will serve the modern interests of American workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses while sup... Read more

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