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RELEASE: Blunt Touts Largest Annual Defense Funding Increase in 15 Years

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke during the Senate Republican leadership press conference to highlight the $61 billion defense increase that’s expected to be included in this year’s government funding bill. As Blunt noted, this marks the largest year-to-year increase in defense funding in 15 years, providing critical resources to rebuild our military and support our men and women in uniform.

Blunt speaks on Senate floor regarding tax reform

WASHINGTON – U.S Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday in support of tax reform. Blunt noted that a simpler, fairer tax code will allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned income, create more high-paying jobs, and increase U.S. competitiveness. Following are excerpts from Blunt’s remarks: “I’m not aware of any of the Missouri constituents that I work for that wouldn’t like to see a tax code that was simpler, that […]

Blunt Highlights New Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), along with U.S. Representative Jason Smith (Mo.), Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, and Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, held a press conference today on the introduction of the Safeguarding Addresses from Emerging (SAFE) at Home Act.The bill would strengthen privacy protections for victims of domestic violence by allowing participants in state Address Confidentiality Programs to use their confidential substitute address when creating […]

Blunt Discusses Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor about the failures of Obamacare and how the Graham-Cassidy health care plan would help families struggling under the law. Blunt emphasized the benefits of moving the decision-making away from Washington and allowing states to shape health care solutions closer to home. CLICK HERE To Watch Senator Blunt’s Full Remarks Following are excerpts from Blunt’s remarks: “Every family knows that at some point […]