• Luetkemeyer Statement on 2010 Budget Proposal0

     Luetkemeyer Statement on 2010 Budget Proposal             WASHINGTON, D.C. _ Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) on the President’s blueprint for 2010 budget:             “I am willing to work with the President and Congress to ensure that we have a budget that helps promote economic recovery without putting the burden on

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  • BOND COMMENTS ON PRESIDENT’S BUDGET0

    BOND COMMENTS ON PRESIDENT’S BUDGET Senator: We Want Our President to Be Chief Executive, Not Majority Shareholder WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kit Bond today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s proposed budget:   “President Obama said Tuesday night that we can’t spend our way out of the economic crisis, a principal that seems

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  • Luetkemeyer Statement on Second Amendment Restrictions0

    Luetkemeyer Statement on Second Amendment Restrictions              WASHINGTON, D.C. _ Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9) about the U.S. Attorney General’s decision to seek restrictions on our Second Amendment right:             “I am extremely disappointed by Attorney General Holder’s comments in support of renewing the Assault Weapons Ban.  Restricting the Constitutional

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  • The Green Energy Fantasy0

    The Green Energy FantasyGreen energy policies would hobble the economy. By Keith Lockitch Will a green energy industry be an engine of economic growth? Many want us to think so, including our new President. Apparently a booming green economy with millions of new jobs is just around the corner. All we need is the right

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  • Luetkemeyer Votes to Block Pay Increase as Missourians Struggle to Make Ends Meet0

    Luetkemeyer Votes to Block Pay Increase as Missourians Struggle to Make Ends Meet             WASHINGTON, D.C. _ U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9) today voted to block pay raises for members of the House. On his first day in office, Luetkemeyer had sponsored a separate measure to stop such pay raises.             “I voted to block

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  • Let Bankruptcy Courts Take the Wheel1

     Let Bankruptcy Courts Take the Wheel By Thomas A. Bowden General Motors, having sucked up $9.4 billion of taxpayer cash since Christmas, now desperately craves the remaining $4 billion authorized by President Bush for disbursement in February. And come March, once that new money has disappeared down the Detroit drain hole, renewed pleas for aid

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