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  • Luetkemeyer on Articles of Impeachment: This is a Sad Day for Our Country
    Posted in Press Releases on December 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding today’s announcement that the House Judiciary Committee will pursue two articles of impeachment against President Trump. “This is a sad day for our country. Despite an unconstitutional investigation and a complete lack of evidence, House Democrats are formally introducing the articles of impeachment of President Trump. “Just last week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats have been pursuing impeac... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Introduces Legislation to Improve Flood Control Plan for Upper Mississippi River
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced the Upper Mississippi River Flood Control Act which will require the Secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers to submit a flood plan for the Upper Mississippi River to Congress by January 1, 2021. The bill requires the plan to guarantee that all stakeholders have a voice with the Army Corps and ensures that agricultural districts are fairly compensated following a flood. “Missouri and the entire Upper Mississippi River B... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Reintroduces Legislation to Clarify Burdensome Regulatory Guidance
    Posted in Press Releases on November 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) reintroduced the Guidance Clarity Act which requires Federal agencies to include text in guidance documents clarifying that the document is not legally binding. This enables Congress to ensure that the regulatory system operates with the transparency small businesses and entrepreneurs need to continue growing. “Most small businesses do not have access to teams of lawyers to navigate the regulatory maze and clarify what is a law, wh... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Introduces Endangered Species Accountability Reform Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced legislation that would better aid the recovery of endangered species in our country and put an end to the misuse of the endangered species list. The Endangered Species Accountability Reform Act requires the Secretary of the Interior to reevaluate and display a need for a species to remain on the endangered species list every five years after its initial listing. “We have long seen gross misuse of the Endangered Species A... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Continues to Seek Committee Action on CECL
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee defeated an amendment that would force the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to appear in front of the Committee to discuss the nation’s accounting standards. Despite repeated calls by Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and a bipartisan group of Committee members for increased transparency and accountability at FASB, the Committee has taken no action in the 116th Congress. “Less than 2 weeks ago, multiple witnesses at a Sub... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Condemns House Democrats’ Unconstitutional Impeachment Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding a resolution from House Democrats that would allow their unconstitutional impeachment investigation to continue: “The vote held today by House Democrats confirmed that they will continue their investigation totally behind closed doors and give Adam Schiff complete control over subpoenas and questioning of witnesses. It continues to violate the law and Constitution by refusing the President due process and ignores t... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Calls for Committee Action on CECL
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, in the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions hearing, Ranking Member Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) delivered the following opening statement at a hearing entitled “An Examination of the Decline of Minority Depository Institutions and the Impact on Underserved Communities.” In the hearing, Congressman Luetkemeyer highlighted the risk of the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting standard to minority communities, and called on Chairwoman Maxine Wate... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Urges FSOC to Require OFR to Conduct Study on CECL Accounting Standard
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 18, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to require the Office of Financial Research (OFR) to conduct a study on the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting standard. “FSOC was established to protect the financial system of the United States and OFR conducts the esse... Read more

  • 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

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