17 hrs ago
Douglas County Herald
Sen. Blunt, Rep. Smith Fight to Protect Mark Twain Forest
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and U.S. Representative Jason Smith met with Kathleen Atkinson, the Eastern Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service, this week regarding concerns over controlled burns and timber management in the Mark Twain National Forest.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Working web site won't help 'Obamacare,' senator says
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A working web site will not spell the end for problems with the federal Affordable Health Care Act, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt told a Joplin crowd on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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."
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.
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.
New Hampshire 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.
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
Members of Congress seek more input on food rules
The group sent a letter Monday asking the agency to propose a second set of rules to implement the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, which would require farmers to take new precautions against contamination.
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 .
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.