Budget

Blaine's Bulletin-Looking Ahead

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As we welcome in the New Year, our minds often go to the notion of a new beginning. It is a time of hope and ambition and resolutions - and Congress is no different. It is no secret that recent polls have made it clear that Americans are not happy with the gridlock in Washington. Read more »

House Passes Luetkemeyer Backed Bill to Hold Congress Accountable on Debt

| Posted in Press Releases
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In an effort to protect millions of Americans in the event the government reaches and does not raise the debt ceiling, the House today passed legislation, co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3), directing the U.S. Treasury to pay principal and interest due on debt held by the public before making any other payments. Read more »

Luetkemeyer Column- A Responsible and Balanced Budget

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Just hours after taking my first oath of office as a member of Congress in 2009, I put my name to a bill that would require the federal government to balance its budget just like Missouri lawmakers are required to do and just like hard-working Missourians must do so they can makes ends meet. Read more »