The 118th Congress is now fully underway, and the change of control of the House of Representatives is on full display. As I discussed in last week’s bulletin, the first bill the House passed was the Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act, which prevents the 87,000 person increase in IRS agents. That was followed quickly by the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act that… Read more »
I think most of America would agree the IRS could use some lessons in efficiency. As with most government agencies, it’s riddled with red tape and bureaucracy. The pandemic put a spotlight on its shortcomings with field offices closing down for months while Missourians waited for their tax returns that went untouched for far too long. Many people are still having issues with their taxes… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding House passage of the Family and Small Business Taxpayer Protection Act. This legislation will take away the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) ability to target law-abiding Americans and remove funding for the Biden Administration’s proposed army of 87,000 IRS agents.
“The Biden… Read more »
Affordability should never stand in the way of American students’ ability to receive the highest education possible. There’s a reason our country is called the “Land of Opportunity.” Especially in today's highly competitive and global economy, it’s essential we create new opportunities for students. As the father of three children and grandfather of seven, I know first-hand the important… Read more »
Nobody of sane mind would throw gasoline on a burning house. You hopefully wouldn’t drive past a drowning swimmer in your boat. And you probably wouldn’t pour salt on a paper cut. That is true for pretty much everyone in Missouri. The same can’t be said for Washington, D.C.
Today, the House will vote on the so-called Inflation Reduction Act which is the bill the Senate passed on… Read more »
The year was 1981. Sandra Day O’Connor was confirmed as the first woman to ever serve on the United States Supreme Court. Almost a billion viewers around the world tuned in to watch Prince Charles marry Lady Diana Spencer. The Iran Hostage Crisis ended with the American hostages being freed after 444 days. And MTV was launched to the delight of teenagers across the nation. Life was very… Read more »
Now that we are halfway through March, tax season is in full swing. At a time when inflation is at a 40-year high and gas prices are breaking records every week, families in Missouri and across America are hopeful of a timely tax return. Tax season has never been fun. It was frustrating for many families pre-pandemic, but now with the IRS delays and economic issues our country is facing… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding House passage of Democrats’ massive tax-and-spree.
“The same week 70% of Americans have described the state of the economy as ‘poor’ or ‘not so good’ and inflation sits at a 31-year high, Democrats have jammed through their enormous socialist spending bill that will only… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on President Biden's proposal for a $2 trillion tax hike on the American worker.
“President Biden’s plan to impose $2 trillion in tax hikes on our nation’s employees will hurt the American worker at all income levels. On the heels of the pandemic, the… Read more »