Budget

Luetkemeyer Supports Budget Bill Cutting IRS Funding, Restricting Agency’s Authority

| Posted in Press Releases

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) today voted in favor of an approprations bill that makes significant cuts in funding for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), provides no funding for the IRS to implement the president’s health-care law and implements a series of restrictions on IRS activities in response to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups and other questionable activities. Read more »

Blaine's Bulletin-The Search for Jobs

| Posted in Columns

Last week I had the opportunity to go around the 3rd Congressional District and talk to many of you about what’s on your mind and the number one question I’ve been getting from folks is “Where are the jobs?” And the response I have is quite simple: House Republicans have passed over 40 different bills that seek to get government out of the way of the free market and create conditions for economic growth and job creation. All that we need now is for the Senate and president to join us. Read more »

Luetkemeyer Backs Restored Funds for Military Pensions by Cutting Foreign Aid, Federal Land Ownership

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Furthering his commitment to assist those selfless men and women who have fought for our nation, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) has co-sponsored the Uphold Our Promise to Veterans Act to restore funding for military retiree pension benefits by cutting billions of dollars in foreign aid and generating proceeds from the sale of federal lands. Read more »