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  • 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

  • Luetkemeyer Applauds Efforts, Encourages Further Action to Root Out Abuses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last month, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, sent letters to Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) Chairman Jelena McWilliams and Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, calling on them to investigate and take action against those who have abused power at the agencies. Chairman Luetkemeyer released the following statement after receiving responses from both Chair McWilliams and Comptroller Otting: “Since Chair Mc... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Applauds Progress, Urges Additional Action on Tailoring Regs
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today the House Financial Services Committee welcomed Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles to testify. Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) delivered the following opening statement: Welcome Vice Chairman Quarles, thank you for joining us today and for the steps you’ve taken to right-size regulation. As we’ve discussed, it’s imperative we take a more practical approach to supervision, one that extends from the top down t... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer: Refreshing to See Reasonable and Responsible Supervisory Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released proposals to change the bank supervisory regime. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee released the following statement: “For years I’ve urged federal financial regulators to reassess the current supervisory regime, which is predominantly based on asset size and fails to adequately account for actual r... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Doubles Down on Calls to Investigate Operation Choke Point
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, sent letters to Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell, Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randy Quarles, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and National Credit Union Administration Chairman Mark McWatters urging them to restore confidence and investigate any actions related to Operation Choke Point. Chairman Luetkemeyer released the fol... Read more

  • Luetkemeyer Applauds FSOC’s Decision to De-Designate Prudential
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) de-designated Prudential Financial Inc. as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI). Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, released the following statement: “I applaud FSOC’s unanimous decision to remove Prudential’s SIFI designation and I am thankful for Secretary Mnuchin’s leadership,” said Chairman Luetkemeyer. “While it is refreshing to see a return ... Read more

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