Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) released the following statement after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced they will disburse over $6 million in grant funding to help combat the effects of COVID-19 in the Counties of St. Louis, St.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) and Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) released the following statement after they introduced the Risk-Based Credit Examination Act. The legislation would permit the SEC to focus on areas of greater risk when conducting annual examinations of credit rating companies:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, a bipartisan and bicameral coalition of Members of Congress called for All-Star baseball player Curt Flood’s induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Flood’s courageous challenge to Major League Baseball’s (MLB) reserve system, which helped create free agency within the MLB and transformed professional sports.
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At 10 a.m. on Aug. 7, the St. Charles County Veterans Museum on East Elm St. in O’Fallon dedicated its Killed in Action [KIA] Wall. “This wall was prepared to honor the St. Charles County Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our county,” Jim Higgins, of the Museum’s executive board, said.
In Guatemala, 44% of women become mothers by the time they turn 20 and half are married by the same age. In order to explore the challenges these women face and how the U.S. government can best support them as we tackle a growing migration crisis from the region, the three of us, all Republican members of Congress, recently traveled to Guatemala.
Internet safety activists and anti-sex trafficking advocates are jubilant over the Senate's passage of the FOSTA SESTA bill, calling it a "David and Goliath victory" against tech companies and traffickers.
Sex trafficking is a form of slavery older than the nation itself. The federal government, however, does not have a great track record in fighting it. In fact, it wasn’t until 2000 that Congress explicitly recognized sex trafficking as a federal crime.