Small Business

Luetkemeyer Votes to Protect Small Businesses from CFPB Data Collection

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Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) supported S.J. Resolution 32 which overturns the Consumer Financial Protect Bureau’s (CFPB) disastrous small business data collection rule.  Section 1071–a remnant of the Dodd-Frank Act enacted more than a decade ago–is an attempt by the CFPB to collect and publish information on small businesses and small business lenders,…

Made in the 3rd Small Business Spotlight: LabSpace Robotics

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Much like learning a second language, exposure to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) at an early age prepares students for ongoing success in an increasingly technological world. Unfortunately, elementary schools don’t have advanced robotics labs, and most parents can’t afford private coding lessons. A lack of available resources can impact a child’s educational…

Rep. Luetkemeyer Discusses Biden Admin’s Strategy of Intimidating Small Businesses

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Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) discussed President Biden’s disastrous policies with small business owners and experts at the Small Business Committee’s “Burdensome Regulations: Examining the Effects of DOL Rulemaking on America’s Job Creators.” Rep. Luetkemeyer: “This particular administration continues to weaponize ‘guidance.’ It just drives me up the wall from the…

Luetkemeyer Discusses Basel III in Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy Subcommittee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in a Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Implementing Basel III: What’s the Fed’s Endgame?” Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) questioned witnesses about the effects of new capital requirements for U.S. banks and the economy.                  …

House Passes Luetkemeyer “Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding House passage of his bill, the Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act. This bill has already been passed by the Senate and will now head to the President’s desk for signature. “The federal government produces hundreds of rules, regulations, and laws every year.…

Vice Chairman Luetkemeyer: Reviewing the SBA's Office of Advocacy Report on the Regulatory Flexibility Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Committee on Small Business is holding a full committee hearing titled “Reviewing the SBA’s Office of Advocacy Report on the Regulatory Flexibility Act.” Vice Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer’s (MO-03) opening statement as prepared for delivery can be found below. “Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing which will focus on reviewing the Small…

Blaine’s Bulletin: This Week in Washington

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It was a busy but productive week on Capitol Hill! I started off the week attending the Health Plan Hero Awards on Capitol Hill and meeting with the Cosmos Corporation. The Cosmos Corporation is a family-owned and operated business out of St. Peters that started out manufacturing beauty supplies in the 1980s and has grown into an international supplier of personal care, pet health and…

Luetkemeyer, Colleagues Demand Clarity from FinCEN, Treasury Regarding Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions Subcommittee Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), along with House Financial Services Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), House Committee on Small Business Chairman Roger Williams (TX-25), and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government…

Missouri Veteran, Lt. Cmdr. Taylor Burks Testifies in House Small Business Committee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and the House Small Business Committee held a hearing entitled, “Saluting Service: Supporting Veteran Owned Small Businesses.” The committee hosted veteran small business owners from across the country including Boone County, MO-native, Navy Lieutenant Commander Taylor Burks, President and General Manager of Rost…