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  • Luetkemeyer Introduces Legislation to Increase Accountability at FASB
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, introduced the Responsible Accounting Standards Act. This legislation will direct the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to follow the Administrative Procedures Act and abide by the same rulemaking guidelines in place for every federal financial regulator. In an op-ed published in The Hill today, Congressman Luetkemeyer said, “Under current law, FASB and it... Read more

  • House Passes Legislation with Luetkemeyer Operation Choke Point Language
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act which includes a provision authored by Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) that ends Operation Choke Point. “The inclusion of my language to codify the end of Operation Choke Point into law ensures the government can never again weaponize financial institutions against legal businesses whose policies do not align with the politics of those in power. With Presidential hopefuls publicly advocating ... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Announces Constituent Service Days
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) announced upcoming constituent service days to be held across the Third Congressional District of Missouri. Staff from the office of Congressman Luetkemeyer will be available to assist, one-on-one, with anything from veterans’ benefits to Medicare issues to general questions regarding federal agencies. Please see below for details on upcoming constituent service days: Monday, September 30 Miller County 10:00 AM–11:00 AM Lake Ozark City Hall 3162 Bagn... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Urges Local Farmers to Sign Up for USDA Trade Support Program
    Posted in Press Releases on July 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced additional information regarding the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), Food Purchase and Distribution Program (FPDP), and Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP). As the Trump Administration continues to work on free, fair and reciprocal trade deals, agricultural producers can receive assistance through the MFP by signing up through Friday, December 6, 2019. “As farmers across Missouri face undue hardship due to trade te... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer & Blunt Introduce Legislation to Provide Certainty to Pension Beneficiaries
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Senator Roy Blunt (MO) introduced the Vested Employee Pension Benefit Protection Act. This legislation will codify decades of precedent into law, ensuring pension beneficiaries can take early retirement and return to, or remain in, covered employment. “More than 20,000 hardworking families in Missouri and Illinois rely upon the St. Louis Carpenters’ Pension Plan as an integral part of their long-term financial planning. Many expected to take advan... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Delivers Opening Statement on Proposed Bank Merger
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, delivered the following opening statement at a full committee hearing to examine the proposed merger of SunTrust and BB&T banks: From Main Street to Wall Street, the success of our economy is driven by economic freedom. The foundation of the American Dream is the idea that a free market economy will allow entrepreneurs, business and workers to succeed. Over the last decad... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer: Delaying CECL is Not Enough
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member of the Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee, has been leading the charge to stop and study the potential economic impacts of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard. Today, FASB voted to delay the implementation date of CECL for some smaller institutions. Congressman Luetkemeyer released the following statement: “Without a commitment to better understand the broad ... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Applauds Presidential Support for Counties Hit Hardest by Severe Weather
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) applauds President Donald Trump’s swift approval of Acting Governor Mike Kehoe’s disaster declaration request following a letter from the entire Missouri congressional delegation. “Across this great state, our communities have faced historic tornadoes and flooding. Missourians are resilient and thanks to this much-needed support from President Trump, our communities will now have the resources they need to continue rebuilding,” said Congressman Luetkemeyer.... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Introduces Legislation to Clarify Auto Transporter Definition
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced H.R. 3474, legislation to clarify the definition of “automobile transporter” to include truck combinations. Supported by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) and the American Trucking Association (ATA), this commonsense legislation corrects an unnecessary discrepancy in the regulation of auto transporters by federal regulators. “Across the federal bureaucracy, unnecessary regulatory guidance creates vast uncertainty in... Read more

  • Missouri Delegation Calls on President Trump to Support Disaster Declaration Following Historic Tornadoes and Flooding
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the entire Missouri congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley, and U.S. Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer, Sam Graves, Emanuel Cleaver, II, Vicky Hartzler, Ann Wagner, Wm. Lacy Clay, Billy Long, and Jason Smith sent a letter urging President Trump to support Acting Governor Mike Kehoe’s disaster declaration request for the counties affected by recent tornadoes, high winds, flooding, and flash flooding. The disaster declaration is a necessary step in orde... Read more

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