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Over the last few weeks, I’ve been hearing more and more reports of folks receiving mysterious packages of seeds from China and other countries that they never ordered. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Missouri Department of Agriculture have been working with folks to...

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Billions of dollars in federal infrastructure funding is awarded through competitive grants every year. The competitive nature of these grants ensures our tax dollars are being spent wisely on the most important and pressing infrastructure projects across the country. From the Champ Clark Bridge...

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We should all feel safe in our own homes. It shouldn’t matter what neighborhood, city, or state we live in. We have the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms to defend ourselves, our family, and our property against intruders. We shouldn’t fear prosecution if we have to use that right....

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Dear Friend,

It’s been 493 days since the Flood of 2019 started. For many families and communities, the nightmare still isn’t over. While the images of washed away homes, flooded communities, and grain bins popped open like canned biscuits garnered national media attention, the 24-hour...

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On July 4, 1776, America declared its independence from England. Less than a year before that declaration, two ships were commissioned to intercept British goods and ammunition. That stands as the founding of the Continental Navy, now the United States Navy.

At the time, the British Navy...

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America is at a crossroads. Our infrastructure is crumbling, and, in the midst of a global pandemic, millions of Americans are out of work. Rebuilding our infrastructure could be just the shot in the arm our country needs to rebuild. So, will we rise to the occasion, set aside our partisan...

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Missouri is back open for business. That’s great news for working families and business owners alike.

For more than two months, we were asked to stay at home, slow the spread, and help buy our healthcare workers precious time to fight back against this virus. We did that. We’ve...

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Running a farm or a ranch is tough on a good day, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it nearly impossible for farmers and ranchers to scrape by. Livestock producers, in particular, have been shoved between a rock and a hard place. Just before farm loan payments are due, when many farmers were...

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76 years ago, the Allied Expeditionary Force launched the largest seaborne invasion in the history of the world, embarking upon a great crusade to free millions of oppressed peoples. Through blood, sweat, toil, and tears, 156,000 young men fought inch-by-inch to secure a foothold for the Allied...

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As Teacher Appreciation Month as well as the school year comes to an end, it is important to recognize not only our teachers, but also our students as well. Both overcame unparalleled challenges this year to ensure learning continued, even without a classroom to meet in.

In March,...