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House Passes Bill to Honor Memories of Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz, Servicemembers Killed in Kabul

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the House unanimously passed legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers killed in the August 26 terror attack at the Kabul airport, including Wentzville native, Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz. Below are Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer’s (MO-03) remarks on this important bill as prepared. “On August 26th, ...

Luetkemeyer Introduces Mobile Mammography Promotion Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) reintroduced the Mobile Mammography Promotion Act. The bill would exempt “mammovans” or mobile mammography vehicles from the motor fuel excise tax to allow for increased access to this potentially life-saving service. “Every October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – our country comes together to spread awareness about the si...

House Passes Luetkemeyer Guidance Clarity Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer’s (MO-03) Guidance Clarity Act passed the House with unanimous support. The Congressman’s full remarks can be found below. Click HERE to watch. “The federal government produces hundreds of rules, regulations, and laws every year. Without the help of legal teams and consultants, individuals and small businesses cannot possibly keep up with ev...

ICYMI: Luetkemeyer Discusses Democrats’ Socialist Spending Agenda on Newsmax

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member on the House Small Business Committee joined Newsmax’s “National Report” with Shaun Kraisman to discuss President Biden and Congressional Democrats’ massive, far-Left spending agenda. Click HERE to watch. “This isn’t about funding the existing debt and ongoing expenses of the government. This is about [Democrats] fundi...

Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Demand Removal of Red Flag Law from NDAA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and 160 House Republicans sent a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, urging the full removal of a “red flag” provision in H.R. 4350, the House National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) during the conference committee process. “The right to bear arms is such an integral par...

Reps. Luetkemeyer, McClain, Sens. Hawley, Lankford, Daines Lead Letter to DOJ on Fetal Tissue Research

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Lisa McClain (MI-10), alongside Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO), James Lankford (R-OK) and Steve Daines (R-MT) led a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and NIH Director Francis Collins urging a complete investigation into the University of Pittsburgh’s abortion procedures and research. Recent...

Luetkemeyer Leads Resolution to Honor Missourians Lost in War on Terror

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced a resolution to honor the lives of the 56 Missourians who gave their lives for their country in the War on Terror in Afghanistan, including Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz who was killed in the recent attacks at the Kabul airport. “In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Americans from...

Luetkemeyer Leads Resolution Recognizing National Small Business Week

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member on the House Small Business Committee, led a resolution recognizing September 13, 2021 to September 17, 2021 as "National Small Business Week." This resolution was signed by all Committee Republicans. Small, local, and independently-owned businesses are the backbone of our nation's economy. "National Small Business Wee...

Luetkemeyer: Small Businesses Deserve Bipartisanship

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Small Business is holding a hybrid budget reconciliation markup. Committee Members will vote on the Democrats' $23.6 billion in partisan spending that will recklessly heighten inflation, raise taxes on small businesses, and increase bureaucratic red tape. Below are the remarks of Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member on the Committe...

Luetkemeyer Cosponsors Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen Servicemembers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and 158 colleagues cosponsored legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan last week, including Wentzville native, Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz. “Losing a child is every parent’s worst fear and last week, the Schmitz family from Wentzville...