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  • Luetkemeyer Reintroduces Legislation to End Operation Choke Point
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    On the opening day of the 116th Congress, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) has reintroduced the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act. Congressman Luetkemeyer’s legislation will finally put an end to the unconscionable initiative aptly dubbed “Operation Choke Point.” Congressman Luetkemeyer released the following statement: “Bureaucrats playing partisan politics with the livelihoods of American citizens is an appalling abuse of power, no matter your ideological leanings. For the la... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Cites Bipartisan Concerns, Introduces Legislation to Block CECL
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, has been at the forefront of the conversation surrounding the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard. Several months ago, Chairman Luetkemeyer co-hosted a roundtable discussion with members of the House Financial Services Committee, regulators and stakeholders to discuss possible implications for our economy. Just last week, Chairman Luet... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Introduces the Guidance Clarity Act
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Guidance and rulemaking have important, but distinct, roles at agencies across the federal government. Regrettably, over the last few years there has been a hazy distinction between guidance and rule. Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced the Guidance Clarity Act and released the following statement: “Across the federal bureaucracy, the application of guidance has been abused through so-called ‘regulation by enforcement.’ Our government prides itself on a transparent system of... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Votes to Send Farm Bill to the President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr
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    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference Report to H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement in support of this critical legislation: “A few months ago, I voted in support of the House-passed farm bill to ensure stability for our Missouri farmers because I understand how hard they work day in and day out to put food on our tables and in our grocery stores. After mont... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Urges Reconsideration of CECL Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, delivered the following opening statement at a hearing entitled “Assessing the Impact of FASB’s Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Accounting Standard on Financial Institutions and the Economy.” There has been much conversation over how to best calculate expected credit losses for financial firms. That conversation has taken place at the Financial Accounting Standards Board and in... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Applauds Revised Definition of WOTUS
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was one of the most egregious regulations stemming from the Obama Administration. When President Trump took office, he directed agencies of jurisdiction to review and replace the WOTUS rule, returning power back to the states. Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new definition of WOTUS to end years of regulatory uncertainty. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement: “As we continue the fight f... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Statement on Kraninger Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Kathy Kraninger was confirmed to serve as Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, issued the following statement: “Under Acting Director Mulvaney’s guidance, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has become a vastly more accountable agency. I congratulate Ms. Kraninger on her confirmation and look forward to working alongside her as she prioritiz... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Attends White House Bill Signing for Delta Queen Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last week, the House passed the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, which includes language allowing the Delta Queen steamboat to return to Missouri’s rivers. Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) joined President Trump at the bill signing ceremony and released the following statement: “Today’s bill signing is the culmination of years of hard work and bipartisan, bicameral cooperation to preserve a piece of American history. It was an honor to stand alongside my colleag... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Statement Remembering President George H.W. Bush
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement remembering the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush: "America has lost an honorable man who leaves a legacy of conservative leadership. President George H.W. Bush exemplified the Greatest Generation through his faithful commitment to our nation as a war hero, Congressman, Ambassador to the United Nations, Director of the CIA and President. Along with my fellow Americans, I send my sincere condolences to the entire Bu... Read more

  • Full Steam Ahead: Delta Queen Legislation Headed to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on November 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Delta Queen steamboat, the oldest overnight passenger steamboat still able to travel America’s inland waterways, was known as a mainstay of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers for more than 60 years. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) recently sent a letter to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure leaders, urging the inclusion of language to preserve history and support American jobs by providing the Delta Queen steamboat an exemption from a rule originally intended for ocean-... Read more

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