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Cunningham Report 3.23.2017

Illegal Use of Herbicides This week a piece of legislation that will help put an end to illegal herbicide spraying in Missouri’s Bootheel farm country was passed and delivered to the governor. House Bill 662 will allow the Department of ...

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Cunningham Report 3.16.2017

Senate Bill 34 and Broadband For several years, my legislative colleagues and I have advocated for a broadband expansion and faster internet speeds in the 33rd District and other rural areas of Missouri. High-speed internet access brings many benefits to ...

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Cunningham Report 3.9.2017

How Missouri Ranks Earlier this week, a national news organization released the rankings of the state governments for all 50 states. The states were ranked from 1 to 50 in seven categories — health care, education, infrastructure, crime, opportunity, economy ...

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Cunningham Report 3.2.2017

Funding Restored to Senior Services I’ve always been proud to be a member of the Senate Appropri-ations Committee and my work helping to craft the state budget. It might not sound like a ton of fun, but I take a ...

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Cunningham Report 2.23.2017

Business Friendly Legislation Passed by the Senate Another busy week has come to a close in Jefferson City, and just like many other weeks, quite a bit was accomplished in a short time. The senate was able to pass two ...

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Blunt Selects Painting for Inaugural Luncheon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, earlier today announced the painting that will be on display during the Inaugural Luncheon. He has selected George Caleb Bingham’s “Verdict of the People,” ...

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Congressman Jason Smith’s Capitol Report

Making Healthcare Affordable Again rolling hills and flatland of southeast and south central Missouri are a beautiful place during the Holiday Season; we take time to gather with family and friends, and we also reflect on the previous days and ...

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