Tag: Congress

Wagner dominant in raising campaign contributions

As the 2nd Congressional Race heats up, incumbent Rep. Ann Wagner has financial steam with over $3 million on hand. Wagner’s office which represents the 2nd District, is located right outside of St. Louis city and includes parts of Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties, announced that the congresswoman has raised $2,011,652.06 for the election cycle thus far. In addition to the election cycle money raised, Wagner also has $3,237,011.16 cash on hand. The […]

RELEASE: Two important issues from congressional candidate Haas: Mexican border and government shutdown

1. Mexican Border: I heard/read Paul Krugman 10 years or so ago that the solution to the Mexican border issue is to invest in businesses in northern Mexico, and we should take the wall money and do that. We still have to pass DACA. 2. It is outrageous that Senators and Representatives get paid during the shutdown, and I will introduce legislation to change that. They should get paid when shutdown over as should other […]

RELEASE: Blunt Touts Benefits of Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Ahead of Senate Vote

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke during the weekly Senate Republican leadership press conference to voice his support for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Blunt noted that the bill, which is expected to be voted on in the Senate later today, will allow families to keep more of what they earn and eliminate Obamacare’s harmful individual mandate tax.

Former 2nd District Democrat candidate blasts primary opponents

A former candidate who hoped to unseat Congresswoman Ann Wagner from the Missouri 2nd District blasted other Democrats as she made her exit. Last month, Kelli Dunaway dropped out of the four-way Democrat primary race stating in an interview with Daily Kos, that she had a difficult time raising money as the other candidates and stated that there was an establishment problem. “It’s a structural problem,” Dunaway told Daily Kos. “The system is set up so […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the Trump administration. “In September, I called on Congress to finally fix this problem and put working families first by passing substantive tax reform by the […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the Trump administration. “In September, I called on Congress to finally fix this problem and put working families first by passing substantive tax reform by the […]

Trump outlines goals for major tax reform, Missouri Republicans approve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – President Donald Trump on Wednesday kicked off his tour to pitch his plan to bring heavy changes to America’s federal tax code, and while he discussed some of what he hopes to accomplish while making his first stop in Missouri, he didn’t spend much time going into the details of the plan. In a short speech given at a local ventilation and furnace company located in Springfield, Mo., the Republican president […]

PRESS RELEASE: Combat veteran, Bronze Star recipient Mark Osmack announces campaign for Congress against incumbent Ann Wagner

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY – Mark Osmack announced today he is running for Congress against incumbent Ann Wagner in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District. A 4th-generation St. Louisan, Mark was born and raised in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District in south St. Louis County. Mark attended public schools and graduated from Lindbergh High School before attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. During college, Mark worked at Busch Stadium and local grocery stores as a member of UFCW Local 655. Later, Mark joined the Army where […]