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  • Luetkemeyer Addresses the Exchequer Club of Washington D.C.
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) addressed the Exchequer Club of Washington D.C. today to discuss his work as Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and his perspective on the future of financial policy. Below are excerpts from Congressman Luetkemeyer’s speech, as prepared for delivery: Luetkemeyer on Optimism “Now more than any time in recent memory, optimism is high and the future is bright. However, resting on our laurels and simply hoping this momentum ... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Calls for Immediate Review of Floodplain Maps
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William B. Long, urging him to promptly correct any potential floodplain map errors affecting Lake of the Ozarks residents. An advocate for sensible reform to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for nearly a decade, Congressman Luetkemeyer released the following statement: “It’s essential that we immediately correct any problems. My constituents at the Lake of the Ozarks... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Supports Withdrawal from Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Earlier today, President Trump announced the termination of the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement in support of President Trump’s actions: “Even after the JCPOA was signed, Iran continued to threaten the stability of the Middle East and our allies around the world. I support President Trump’s action to withdraw from the Iran deal and make clear that the U.S. will not st... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Holds Hearing on FinCEN Customer Due Diligence Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) held a hearing to examine the implementation of FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence Rule. Chairman Luetkemeyer released the following statement: “As a former banker and bank regulator, I understand the need for financial institutions to better know their customers and better identify beneficial owners,” said Chairman Luetkemeyer. “We must remember that due to delayed guidanc... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Votes to Put Taxpayers First
    Posted in Press Releases on April 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5444, the Taxpayers First Act, and H.R. 5445, the 21st Century IRS Act. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 5444 and H.R. 5445: “Now that we’ve updated our tax code, it is time to update the IRS. American taxpayers should feel confident that the IRS is protecting their identity and keeping their personal financial information safe. I was proud to support these important bills to pu... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Welcomes First Fed Vice Chair for Supervision
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    After the better part of a decade without a Vice Chair for Supervision, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) welcomed Randal Quarles for his semi-annual testimony today: Vice Chairman Quarles, welcome. As we all know, the Federal Reserve Board was without a Vice Chair for Supervision for almost a decade. With your appointment, that position has finally been filled and we are pleased to have you here today, Mr. Quarles. Welcome. Since... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement after President Trump’s military action in Syria: “We have all seen the horrific images from the chemical attacks Syria recently launched on its own people. I applaud President Trump and our allies, the United Kingdom and France, on their actions last night. We have made it clear to Assad, Iran, and Russia that the world will not stand for this barbaric treatment of innocent men, women, and children.” ### Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Announces Constituent Service Days
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) announced the latest round of constituent service days held across all 13 counties in Missouri’s third district. “From Monday April 23 through Wednesday April 25 my staff will be available to help you with any issues you may have regarding the federal government,” said Congressman Luetkemeyer. “They are available to assist with anything from veterans’ benefits to Medicare issues to general questions regarding federal agencies. I encourage you to attend a co... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer to Mulvaney: You are Thankfully a Terrible Bureaucrat, A Most Welcome Change
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) welcomed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) acting Director Mick Mulvaney to the Financial Services Committee where he will deliver the CFPB’s 2018 Semi-Annual Report to Congress. Congressman Luetkemeyer delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing: Director Mulvaney, welcome back to the Committee. We appreciate your willingness to be with us this morni... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Supports Vital Funding for Defense and Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2018, including critical funding for our military and infrastructure. “Funding our government is one of the most basic responsibilities of the United States Congress,” said Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), who voted in support of the legislation. “Today, we have provided critical funding for our nation’s military, infrastructure, and many other important programs. Our men and women in uniform... Read more

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