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Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

 Posted on December 14, 2014 at 10:07 am

While you were with your family and loved ones on Thanksgiving Eve getting ready to enjoy some turkey, the Obama Administration was busy preparing an extra helping of regulations, 3,415 to be exact. With the release of its annual regulation road map the administration has made clear that it plans on continuing its burdensome regulatory agenda in 2015 and beyond. One proposed regulation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on December 12, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    On December 1, Governor Jay Nixon announced that a special session would not be necessary after agreeing with an alternative interpretation of current appropriation authority offered by legislative leadership. Consistent with this reading of the law, the Governor will be using existing appropriations for the State Emergency Management Agency in HB 2008, Section 8.290 to fund the ongoing operations of the Missouri National Guard and the Missouri State Highway Patrol

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  • “A date which will live in infamy”, at least for a little while

     Posted on December 10, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Pearl Harbor

    This past Sunday was National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, a day set aside to mourn and to honor all those U.S. service men and women whose lives were cut tragically short by the sneak attack on the American Army and Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Imperial Navy of Japan on Dec. 7, 1941. That attack, ostensibly intended by the Japanese military as a means of preventing America

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  • Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

     Posted on December 5, 2014 at 11:05 am

    U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Over 2,260 days and counting – that is how many days have passed since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted the application to the U.S. State Department to build this project. The question remains how much longer will President Obama make America wait for jobs and energy security? The application was submitted in 2008, but in 2012 the president rejected the project and stated that his judgment was

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  • From The Corner Of Broadway and Main Street

     Posted on December 4, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Broadway

    Last Monday, when the news media was hyping the announcement that the St. Louis County Grand Jury had reached a decision, I was reminded of something from almost 20 years ago. The lie is the initial sin, for it is required to initiate all subsequent sins. I cannot remember who that admonition was attributed to, for all I can recall it may have been a memory of a focus point

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on December 3, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    During this time of turmoil in St. Louis County and in the world today, we need to pray for peace more now than ever before, and this Christmas season it is my sincere hope that every family will find the time to think about the Christ child. We need to bring the Prince of Peace into our homes and into our lives. I strongly believe that the only hope to

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  • Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

     Posted on November 28, 2014 at 9:35 am

    U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    “But Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck. You heard what Linus was saying out there. Those early Pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We should just be thankful for being together. I think that’s what they mean by ‘Thanksgiving,’ Charlie Brown.” – Marcie That famous quote from the movie ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is a light hearted way to remind young

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