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Today is Veteran’s Day. It is on this day that we pause to honor the service, sacrifice, and unwavering courage of America’s veterans who have served our Nation in times of war and peace. Veterans Day originally was established after World War I as Armistice Day, later changed by President...

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Kayla Mueller, a 26-year old from Arizona, was working as a humanitarian aid worker when she was kidnapped by ISIS in 2013. For 18 months, Kayla was tortured and abused by ISIS. Reportedly forced to marry their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, she was one of four Americans...

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Some folks have said I sound a bit like a broken record—that all I ever talk about is flooding, flooding, flooding. There’s some truth to that, as many parts of North Missouri have been underwater at one point in time or another this year. There are families in Northwest Missouri that haven’t...

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In the past, it’s been easy for folks in rural America to feel like they’ve been written off, left behind, and forgotten—especially when it comes to our infrastructure. Weight limited roads, one lane bridges, deteriorating shoulders—the list goes on. Finding the means to...

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One of my favorite things to do is visit with leaders in North Missouri and see some of the incredible things that are happening in my district.

Women's Advisory Council

I hosted a Women's Advisory Council lunch earlier this week. This was...

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You may have missed it amidst all the impeachment hoopla, but President Trump secured another trade victory last week. In a big win for farmers, the United States reached a trade deal with Japan, our third largest agricultural export market. As a result, Japan will reduce tariffs on both fresh...

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There are folks just down the road from me who haven’t been able to get into their houses since March. Think about that for a minute: there are families who haven’t been able to return home for going on 6 months now. Historic flooding, caused in part by failed river management policies, have...

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It’s time to set the record straight on the Green New Deal. We all thought it was a joke back in February, but now the chickens have come home to roost and we’re marching closer towards this nightmare becoming a reality. Last week, liberals in Washington started acting on their Green New Deal...

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Today was a long time coming. We finally ditched one of the worst government regulations in my lifetime—the Obama Administration’s disastrous “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule. Back in 2015, then-President Obama and his band of unelected bureaucrats at the EPA, finalized the WOTUS rule—trying to...

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In rural North Missouri, we travel a lot of miles every day—it’s just a fact of life. We know that our roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair. Inadequately maintained roads and bridges cause needless delays and detours, greatly impacting public safety and commerce. Some bridges have...