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Graves Introduces Bill Preserving Access to Rural Healthcare 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves today introduced a bill to address critical healthcare shortages in rural communities. Graves introduced the bipartisan Save Rural Hospitals Act along with Iowa Representative Dave Loebsack. “In the past two years, more rural hospitals have closed than in the previous ten years combined,” Rep. Graves said. “These closures […]

Rutledge Residents Meet with Congressional Offices for Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Rutledge Residents Meet with Congressional Offices for Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Rutledge residents Sharon Bagatell and Tony Sirna traveled to Washington D.C. last week to meet with the Missouri Congressional delegation on Capitol Hill.  As part of a group called Citizens’ Climate Lobby, they spoke with the offices of all of the Representatives and Senators from Missouri regarding legislation to address the changing climate using market-based, […]

Senators Blunt Continues Work to Support Bridges in Need of Repair

Senators Blunt Continues Work to Support Bridges in Need of Repair

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Bob Casey (Pa.) recently introduced the Support for Bridges Act, bipartisan legislation that builds on their ongoing efforts to support our nation’s off-system bridges in need of repair. “Bridges are vital to our transportation network and our economy, but in Missouri alone, there are nearly 6,500 […]

Senator Blunt Completes Second Tour Of All Missouri Counties, Highlights Visit to Scotland County

Senator Blunt Completes Second Tour Of All Missouri Counties, Highlights Visit to Scotland County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) announced this week that he has successfully completed his second tour of the state since being sworn into the U.S. Senate, visiting each of Missouri’s 114 counties and the City of St. Louis. Along his tour, Blunt visited Scotland County, where he met with local business leaders […]

Senator Blunt’s Staff Hosting Mobile Office

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a Mobile Office on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Scotland County Courthouse. Mobile Offices are opportunities for Missourians to discuss their questions or concerns with the federal government one-on-one with members of Senator Blunt’s staff. Senator Blunt’s Columbia office also extends […]

Senator Blunt: Time To Repeal ObamaCare

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) co-sponsored the ObamaCare Repeal Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) to fully repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law. “Missouri families and workers are struggling with higher premiums, job losses, canceled coverage, and fewer doctors thanks to ObamaCare,” said Blunt. “It’s time to repeal […]

Senate Committee Approves Plan On Campaign Spending Limits

A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval Thursday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The goal of Senate Joint Resolution 19, said  Jonah Minkoff-Zern, campaign co-director for the group Public Citizen, is to help reverse the effect that […]

Missourians Deserve Affordable Energy

Missourians Deserve Affordable Energy

by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (MO) Since entering Congress, I’ve been fighting against misguided policies that will undoubtedly raise the cost of energy. Because our state relies on coal for more than 80 percent of our energy, families in Missouri need an energy plan that creates a favorable economic climate, not one that discourages it. […]

McCaskill Scores Victory for Rural Missouri in Fight to Save Post Offices

McCaskill Scores Victory for Rural Missouri in Fight to Save Post Offices

As the U.S. Senate considers legislation reforming the Postal Service, Senator Claire McCaskill today won a victory for rural Missouri post offices after the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved her proposals to increase protections for rural post offices and postal delivery standards. The February 6th, 9-1 committee vote to strengthen the finances of […]

Congressman Graves Continues Mobile Office Tours

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of U.S. Congressman Sam Graves’ staff is holding Mobile Office stops.  Graves’ Mobile Office will tour the district giving constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff. “I have always believed you learn more by listening than talking.  My priority in Congress is constituent service and the […]

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