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America’s students were some of the most heavily impacted people by the pandemic and subsequent restrictions. Schools across the country, including here in Missouri for a period of time, shut … more
What if I told you that every time you write a check, swipe your credit card, or deposit money into your bank account you had to report it to government? If I said you are no longer allowed to buy … more
This week, the House worked on reauthorizing the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA sets policies and funding levels for our military and national defense on an annual basis. … more
This week, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled, “National Small Business Week: Celebrating our Main Street Champions” where we heard from business owners from … more
Sept. 11, 2001 was one of the most consequential days in American memory. Just about everyone remembers where they were and how they felt watching the World Trade Center collapse, the crash site at … more
 Last week I shared my views on the disastrous and heartbreaking situation in Afghanistan. Only moments after the bulletin was sent, we learned that a family here in the Third District lost … more
Yesterday (Aug. 26), our worst fears came true. After weeks of watching Americans and our allies in Afghanistan scramble to get out while the Taliban effortlessly took control of the country, … more
Summer is winding down, and after a fun-filled few months of family trips, camps, summer jobs, and spending a little extra time together, it is time for Missouri students to return to school. … more
Summer is flying by, and now that we’re in August most members of Congress have headed back to their hometowns for the District Work Period. This time allows me to travel extensively around the … more
For 200 years, Missourians have raised families, farmed land, established businesses and made major contributions to Amer- ican history and society. Our state is home to the nicest people you could … more
Gas, milk, fruit, washing machines, car rentals, hotel rooms – you name it, the price of almost everything has gone up since the beginning of the year. Despite the economy largely reopening … more
Starting this week, many families in Missouri and across the country will begin receiving deposits in your bank account or checks in the mail from the IRS. These payments are an advance of the Child … more
Summer is one of the best times of year. Kids are out of school, there’s more time to spend with family, and the days are longer and more beautiful. For many Missourians, it’s the perfect … more
To say a lot has changed since the very beginning of the pandemic when reports of a mystery virus started affecting people in Wuhan, China began would be an understatement of epic proportion. The … more
While Missouri’s Third District is home to our state capital and heavily populated areas like St. Charles County, our district is also home to many rural communities made up of small towns, farms … more
This week, the United States Department of Labor released the most recent jobs numbers that showed our nation had a record number of job openings in April at 9.3 million, surging by almost a million … more
Now that life in Missouri is back to normal, I have so enjoyed being able to get out in the district and interact with constituents again in recent months. Getting your direct feedback and being able … more
This Memorial Day Weekend, up to 500,000 people from far and wide are expected to travel to Lake of the Ozarks for a few days of boating, fishing, barbequing, supporting local businesses and visiting … more
With thousands of miles of shoreline along the Lake of the Ozarks, Mississippi River, Missouri River, and Osage River, Missouri’s Third District has seen more than our fair share of flooding over … more
Medicare for All just won’t die. More than 100 House Democrats have signed onto new legislation that would outlaw all private insurance and put all Americans on a federally-run insurance plan … more
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