3 hrs ago
Celebrate Repeal Day by cutting beer taxes
On Dec. 5, 1933, at 6:55 p.m., with the ink still drying on the 21st Amendment repealing Prohibition, President Franklin Roosevelt reportedly turned to his aides and said, "I believe this would be a good time for a beer."
16 hrs ago
Senator should help folks with ACA
I received the dreaded "losing your health insurance coverage" letter. You know, the insurance President Obama promised us we could keep.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Missouri's Boeing incentives could total $1.7B
Missouri senators hoping to land production of a new Boeing airplane were set to begin debate Wednesday on a package of incentives valued at up to $1.7 billion over two decades.
National Public Radio
Obama Offers Second Chance For Missouri Court Nominee
President Obama has made it a priority to choose federal judges who are diverse in terms of race or gender.
US senators tout Missouri to Boeing for 777X
Missouri's two U.S. senators say their home state is the right place for Boeing Co.
Blunt, Smith cite concern over controlled burns
Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Jason Smith are raising concerns that controlled burns in the Mark Twain National Forest are destroying trees that could be used for Missouri's timber industry.
Prominent politicians boost KCa s GOP convention
Prominent Republicans from Missouri and Kansas are working to promote Kansas City's effort to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
In leadership, Blunt works old ties, new tools
On Sept. 28, with three days to go before funding for the federal government dried up, the Senate was shuttered and quiet.
It's time to fund Alzheimer's efforts
Have you ever jokingly stated, "I'm losing my mind today, given the press of work deadlines, family issues, the kids' basketball practices, church commitments, doctor's appointments, etc."
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Huffington Post
Mitch McConnell: Republicans Need To 'Stand Up To' Conservatives 'Giving Conservatism A Bad Name'
In a wide-ranging interview with The Washington Examiner published Friday, McConnell discussed how a cadre of Republicans watched October's government shutdown happen, despite a desire to prevent such an event from going forward.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Chemical limits can protect children
A few weeks ago I was blessed to join a group of hundreds of concerned parents, children, educators and health professionals on Capitol Hill to ask Congress to fix our broken laws on toxic chemicals.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Examines Manufacturing Hubs
The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a November 13 hearing to discuss the role that manufacturing hubs play in strengthening the innovation economy.
Senate bill excluding supermarkets from FDA menu labeling sparks debate over calorie disclosure
A proposed bill introduced last week by Sens. Roy Blunt and Angus King is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to amend the calorie disclosure requirements enacted under the Affordable Care Act to exclude grocery stores and other related businesses.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Senators introduce bill for more flexible menu labeling regulations
The American Pizza Community has announced its support for bipartisan Senate legislation introduced last week by Senators Roy Blunt and Angus King .
101.5 The River
Brown legislation seeks to revitalize manufacturing
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo. have introduced legislation which would create a Network for Manufacturing Innovation, to establish what Brown describes as a public-private partnership giving small businesses, industry leaders and research institutions the tools they need to compete on a global scale.
Senate committee to vote on Harpool's bid for federal bench
The Springfield attorney trying to be a federal judge was reminded of his past support for abortion rights and comments critical of the GOP.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Coroner rules climber's death an accident
The Boulder County Coroner's Office says the climbing death of a 20-year-old man in Rocky Mountain National Park was an accident.
What Others Are Saying
Louis Post-Dispatch, Nov. 14 For a nation that loves and honors its military, there is no way to justify what sometimes happens once the uniform is off.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Motley Fool
Ford's F-Series Continues Reign and Boeing Sees More Interest in 777X
The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's manufacturing composite index increased to seven in November, up from six in October -- any reading above zero indicates expansion.
Senate's nuclear option vote blows up defense policy bill
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday.