Tag: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt

RELEASE: Blunt-McCaskill Gateway Arch bill headed to the President’s desk

WASHINGTON — Missouri U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill today announced that their legislation, S. 1438, which renames the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial as the Gateway Arch National Park, passed the House yesterday and is headed to the president’s desk. “The St. Louis Arch is one of the world’s most iconic landmarks and a symbol of our state’s historic role as the ‘Gateway to the West,’” said Blunt. “Renaming the park will better highlight […]

RELEASE: Blunt & Blumenthal’s bipartisan legislation to bolster Veteran Peer Specialist Services passes Senate

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Richard Blumenthal (Conn.) to expand veterans’ access to peer counseling specialists passed the Senate last night by unanimous consent. Peer specialists can be particularly effective in combating the risks of suicide and addressing other mental health needs amongst veterans. “Strengthening the peer specialist program is a common-sense step to improve mental health treatment for our nation’s veterans,” said Blunt. “Peer specialists have first-hand […]

RELEASE: Blunt to hold hearing on opioid crisis

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, will hold an open hearing Tuesday at 11 a.m.  in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. During the hearing, the Subcommittee will examine prevention, treatment, and recovery activities related to the opioid crisis in America. Hearing Details: Subject: Addressing the Opioid Crisis in America: Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Date: Tuesday, […]

Blunt to attend annual Fisher Delta Research Center field day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) will be in Portageville, Mo., tomorrow, Thursday, August 31, at 7:00 a.m. CT to deliver remarks during the 56th Annual Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day. Blunt will highlight his work to ensure Missouri farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to play a key role in meeting world food demand. Specifically, Blunt will discuss his efforts to roll back burdensome regulations and expand rural broadband. Blunt […]

Blunt to Participate in Press Conference on Rural Broadband During Missouri State Fair

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) will be in Sedalia, Mo., tomorrow, Thursday, August 17, at 11:45 a.m. CT to participate in a press conference at the Missouri State Fair. Blunt, who will be joined by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst, University of Missouri Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement Marshall Stewart, CEO of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives Barry Hart, and President of the Missouri Telecommunication Association […]