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  • Blaine's Bulletin: Tax Reform 2.0
    Posted in Columns on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Just before Christmas, President Trump signed into law the first comprehensive tax reform in three decades. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act delivered lower individual tax rates for families across America and is supporting small business owners and Main Street job creators. Families in Missouri and across the nation are better off now. Nearly 1.7 million new jobs were created since tax reform was signed into law; middle-class income hit an all-time high last year; wages are rising at their fastest rat... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Missouri Real ID Updates
    Posted in Columns on September 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    It’s a simple request from the TSA agent standing at airport security, “boarding pass and ID please.” Whether you travel weekly for business or save up all year to take a nice family vacation, the ability to travel around the country with only a driver’s license is a freedom that many Americans take for granted. That being said, what would you do if your Missouri-issued identification was not accepted at American airports? For many Missourians this question is all too real. In the wake of the Se... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: 17 Years
    Posted in Columns on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Seventeen years ago, our nation was under attack. We watched as planes destroyed the World Trade Center, smashed into the Pentagon, and crashed in Pennsylvania, killing thousands of Americans and crippling families around the country. America was changed forever. Terrorism was no longer a theoretical problem on the other side of the world, but an evil reality on American soil. Nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives on September 11, 2001, a day we as a nation will never forget. Since the Septemb... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: Advice and Consent
    Posted in Columns on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    As outlined in the United States Constitution, the President “shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint judges of the Supreme Court.” In July, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by Justice Kennedy’s retirement. This week, Americans saw this process in action as the Senate fulfilled their constitutional responsibility and held confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Since our nat... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: Honoring Jeffrey L. White Jr.
    Posted in Columns on August 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    March 16, 2018 was just another Friday for many Americans. We woke up, went to work and looked forward to the weekend ahead. For the White family in Catawissa, Missouri, however, it was the day that the President of the United States signed into law a bill to honor their son’s bravery and heroism in service to our country. Army Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. grew up in Catawissa with his parents, Jeff and Paula White and his brothers Michael and Kyle. Jeffrey graduated from Pacific High School... Read more

  • Blaine's Bulletin: This Week in Missouri-03
    Posted in Columns on August 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    With only a week until Labor Day, the House of Representatives district work period is quickly coming to a close. This month, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with many constituents and business owners across the district to talk about their legislative priorities. This week I met with a variety of groups to hear their stories, and I’d like to share just a few. I had the opportunity to meet with local leaders in the fight against human trafficking, including St. Charles Prosecuting Attorney Tim ... Read more

  • Blaine’s Bulletin: How My Office Can Help You
    Posted in Columns on August 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    When we think of Congress we often picture laws being crafted in the Capitol, or Congressmen visiting local Missouri businesses, and meeting with families around the district. While those are certainly some of my top priorities, my office offers assistance and provides many other opportunities that are not necessarily widely known. From helping veterans with the VA to White House and Capitol tours in Washington D.C., we perform many services you can take advantage of. Visiting Washington D.C. In... Read more

  • 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

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