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Hawley to Protect Parents’ Role in Education With New Parents Bill of Rights

WASHINGTON -- Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced he will introduce a new Parents Bill of Rights to turn back efforts to shut parents out of their children's education. Senator Hawley's bill will protect the right of parents to know what their children are being taught, who is teaching them, and which organizations are receiving school contracts. ###

November 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

Blunt Backs Resolution to Block Biden Vaccine Mandate on Private-Sector Employers

For Immediate Release November 4, 2021 Contact: Katie Boyd, Tate O'Connor Press Office: 202-224-1403 Blunt Backs Resolution to Block Biden Vaccine Mandate on Private-Sector Employers WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) cosponsored a resolution of disapproval filed by U.S. Senator Mike Braun (Ind.) to stop President Biden's vaccine mandate on private-sector employers. "I have been vaccinated and I have encouraged everyone who is eligible to receive a vaccine to consider doing so," said Blunt. "However, I also believe it is an individual choice and I am opposed to President Biden's vaccine mandate. I [...]

November 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

VIDEO: Blunt Slams Biden Border Crisis

For Immediate Release November 2, 2021 Contact: Katie Boyd, Tate O'Connor Press Office: 202-224-1403 WASHINGTON – At the weekly Republican leadership press conference today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) slammed the Biden administration's self-made crisis along the southern border, noting that illegal crossings and fentanyl seizures have skyrocketed since the administration eliminated the effective border security policies put in place under the Trump administration. CLICK HERE to Watch Blunt's Remarks CLICK HERE For Audio Following Are Blunt's Remarks: "Well, on the border, as two of my colleagues have already pointed out, the administration managed to [...]

November 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

EAST-WEST GATEWAY BOARD APPROVES $39 MILLION TO FIX WENTZVILLE ‘CURVE’

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Yesterday’s East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGCOG) Board of Directors meeting was a big win for St. Charles County, specifically the Wentzville area. The board voted to approve $39 million in its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to fix the #1 bottleneck in the St. Louis region: the Wentzville “Curve” on I-70 near the interchange of I-64/I-70/US 61. “I am so pleased this project is finally being funded,” says St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann, who sits on the EWGCOG board. “As those who frequently travel that [...]

October 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

Wagner Re-introduces Legislation to Ensure Safe Housing Situations for Domestic Violence Survivors

  For Immed­iate Release October 28, 2021 Contact: Arthur Bryant 202-225-1621 Washington, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02)  and Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ-01), members of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, re-introduced the Help End Abusive Living Situations (HEALS) Act, legislation to assist survivors of domestic violence to rapidly secure safe housing situations. "Survivors of intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual assault often face volatile situations where they find themselves without a stable or safe place to live," said Rep. Wagner. "Without safe housing options, victims can fall back into the [...]

October 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

VIDEO: Sen. Hawley Questions AG Garland

Senator Hawley just concluded his questions for Attorney General Merrick Garland. That portion of the hearing can be seen below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGCkKw_9Mr4&ab_channel=SenatorJoshHawley  

October 27th, 2021|Categories: News|