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Biden Administration has made no PRF distributions, nearly 30% of appropriated funds remain unspent

Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education & Related Agencies, along with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (KY), U.S. Senators Richard Burr (NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, Richard Shelby (AK), Vice Chairman of the Senate

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BBB warns against fake vaccination cards

As more and more public places begin requiring proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to enter, scammers are taking advantage of the news to offer phony “vaccine passports.” Better Business Bureau® (BBB®) cautions consumers to give careful scrutiny to any offers of digital proof of vaccination, and further warns that falsified proof of vaccination

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Blunt Statement on the Attacks Outside of the Kabul Airport

Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after the Department of Defense confirmed that multiple U.S. service members have been killed in the attacks outside of the Kabul airport: “Today, the United States tragically lost a number of U.S. service members in the attacks outside of the Kabul airport. I am praying for their

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Hartzler: Biden must resign

In a piece for the Washington Examiner this morning, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) outlined the case for President Biden to resign: “Biden has become the portrait of this chaos, and his standing in America, and the world, is forever diminished. It is time he realize this and acknowledge that America’s recovery, both domestically and across

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BBB Tips: Donating to Relief Efforts in Haiti and Afghanistan

During humanitarian crises like those that have emerged from the recent earthquake in Haiti and political instability in Afghanistan, many people are sympathetic to the victims and want to help them. Pleas for help come from major charities like the American Red Cross, crowd-sourcing sites set up to benefit individuals, and countless organizations in between.

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BBB tips: finding a trusted tutor as school resumes

With school starting, now is a great time to consider what tutoring needs your child might have during the year ahead, whether it’s catching up in a subject area or preparing for a standardized test. “Your child’s academic needs are paramount, but many different options can meet those needs,” says Stephanie Garland, Better Business Bureau

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Hartzler Issues Statement on Situation in Afghanistan

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) issued the following statement on the current situation in Afghanistan: “One month ago, President Biden declared that the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan was not inevitable and that the Afghan government would not collapse. Today, he could not be more wrong as the Taliban has overtaken the country and President Ghani has

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Blunt Statement on Afghanistan

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), who has served on the Intelligence Committee in both the House and Senate, released the following statement on Afghanistan: “The catastrophe that has unfolded in Afghanistan was an unforced error. We are now faced with a devastating collapse of our intelligence gathering capabilities while terrorists regain a foothold to launch

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Missouri’s 2021 historic places in peril

The Program: Instituted as a media campaign in 2000, the program is aimed at calling attention to endangered statewide historic resources threatened by deterioration, lack of maintenance, insufficient funds, imminent demolition and/or inappropriate development. Formerly known as Most Endangered, the program was renamed in 2015 as ‘Places in Peril.’ The re-branding came as a means

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Choose wisely when hiring a home inspector, BBB advises

With home sales through the roof during the COVID-19 pandemic, home inspectors are in high demand, since their work is a critical step in the purchase process. Only a thorough, professional inspection of the home’s physical structure and mechanical condition, from roof to foundation, can uncover the issues you’ll need to watch for as a

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