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Across the country, COVID-19 testing continues to increase. It’s important that every area of the country has the ability and resources to be able to test those who need a test. Thankfully, more help is on the way to expand COVID-19 testing in Missouri.

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Across the country, concerns about our food supply are growing as we take action to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Meat processing facilities have shuttered or slowed production as virus outbreaks among workers have spurred aggressive measures to control the disease. To be clear, worker and...

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Americans are facing unprecedented challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions have lost their jobs, countless small businesses have shut down—some permanently, and virtually every school in the country has closed its doors. As Americans have stayed home over the last month,...

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After weeks of delay and needless obstruction, we were finally able to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program—providing billions more in forgivable loans to help small businesses keep their employees on payroll. On Thursday, the House voted to add $310 billion to the program and specified...

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Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and folks stay at home to flatten the curve, they are being decimated. Many businesses aren’t operating while others are at limited capacity. Most have seen a significant drop in revenue. Congress passed the...

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As we come to an Easter season that will look far different than any we’ve ever experienced, I know many are still looking for ways to celebrate. After all, the reason we celebrate hasn’t changed. While church pews will be empty, many have moved their church services online or are finding other...

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While all Americans have suffered during this coronavirus pandemic, our businesses have been facing unprecedented challenges. Virtually overnight, our economy ground to a halt. Revenues have dried up, and bills continue to pile up. In an effort to help our small businesses, Congress passed the...

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Today, the House passed a third coronavirus response bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), designed to help America emerge from this pandemic stronger and more resilient. Many Americans are suffering from the economic fallout from this pandemic. Millions are...

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This past week, we saw our first deaths in Missouri due to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. While this has been a trying time for all of us, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and loved ones who have endured such terrible losses. It’s a somber reminder to all of us that as...

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COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, is beginning to spread in the United States. Since last week’s update, many additional cases have been confirmed in our country, including in Missouri. The World Health Organization has labelled the virus as a “pandemic,” though they say that it is...