Roy Blunt http://kcur.org en Blunt, McCaskill Step Up Concerns About Proposed National Guard Cuts http://kcur.org/post/blunt-mccaskill-step-concerns-about-proposed-national-guard-cuts <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Mo. National Guard, via Flickr/M. Queiser" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201310/Mo._National_Guard%2C_via_Flickr-The_National_Guard-M._Queiser-Missouri_National_Guard.jpg" alt="" /><p>Missouri’s two U.S. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:36:01 +0000 Jo Mannies 51948 at http://kcur.org Blunt, McCaskill Step Up Concerns About Proposed National Guard Cuts U.S. Sen. Blunt Travels Missouri Touting Legacy Of Monuments Men http://kcur.org/post/us-sen-blunt-travels-missouri-touting-legacy-monuments-men <p>During World War II, nearly 350 men and women, known as the Monuments Men, worked to protect and restore millions of cultural artifacts. This group of art curators and historians recovered sculptures and paintings looted by the Nazis, from artists such as Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, and Leonardo da Vinci.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:16:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 51581 at http://kcur.org U.S. Sen. Blunt Travels Missouri Touting Legacy Of Monuments Men U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt On Child Abuse Prevention, Benghazi and Data Security http://kcur.org/post/us-sen-roy-blunt-child-abuse-prevention-benghazi-and-data-security <p>In the wake of the breach of security at Target that resulted in compromised financial data for thousands of consumers, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is sponsoring a bipartisan bill that aims to help. He's also asking questions about an official report on the Benghazi attack, and seeking to restore funding for child abuse prevention.&nbsp;</p><p>In the first part of Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, he joins Steve Kraske to talk about these topics and more.</p><p><strong>Guest: </strong></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:06:29 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 50054 at http://kcur.org U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt On Child Abuse Prevention, Benghazi and Data Security Sen. Blunt Says It's Time To Get Back To Business http://kcur.org/post/sen-blunt-says-its-time-get-back-business <p>Both of Missouri&rsquo;s U.S. Senators voted in favor of the bill Wednesday night that reopened the federal government and raised the country&rsquo;s debt ceiling.</p><p>The measure, approved by the House and Senate and signed by the President early Thursday, restores funding for the government through January 15 and extends the nation&#39;s borrowing authority through February 7.</p><p>Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri says he hopes the government learned some lessons during the 16-day shutdown.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:18:03 +0000 Bill Raack 45379 at http://kcur.org President Lauds KC Ford, Chides Congress http://kcur.org/post/president-lauds-kc-ford-chides-congress <p></p><p>President Barack Obama drew heavily on automotive references as he spread his economic recovery message at the Ford Plant at Liberty, MO&nbsp; today. &nbsp;The President also took on Congress’ pitting the debt ceiling against the Affordable Care.</p><p></p><p>The President told a crowd of mostly auto workers, their families and supporters Congress must raise the debt ceiling or fallout would make America a “deadbeat” &nbsp;to the world.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:05:25 +0000 Dan Verbeck 43987 at http://kcur.org President Lauds KC Ford, Chides Congress Blunt To Business: Invest In Science, Medicine http://kcur.org/post/blunt-business-invest-science-medicine <p></p><p>Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt says advances in medical and food science are going to be among the great challenges of the next two decades.</p><p></p><p>The state’s junior Senator &nbsp;drew parallels as he spoke to the greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in an address billed as “economic.”</p><p>The Republican Senator said medical advances go hand in hand with the agricultural economy, as the world’s food needs will double by 2050.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:48:52 +0000 Dan Verbeck 43242 at http://kcur.org Blunt To Business: Invest In Science, Medicine Blunt Says U.S. Late To Help Syria http://kcur.org/post/blunt-says-us-late-help-syria <p>U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says the United States already missed the point to have a real impact in Syria at the early stages of that country's conflict.&nbsp;</p><p>Speaking at a gas station in Cape Girardeau, the Republican Senator said a no-fly zone early on could have allowed the rebellion to remove Bashar Al-Assad. Now, he says President Obama's decision to send a message to Syria because of chemical weapons attacks is, quote "pretty offensive."</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Jacob McCleland 42845 at http://kcur.org Blunt Says U.S. Late To Help Syria Blunt Co-Sponsors Bill to Streamline Government Regulations http://kcur.org/post/blunt-co-sponsors-bill-streamline-government-regulations <p>U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri&nbsp;introduced a bill Wednesday he says will streamline some government regulations and do away with others altogether.</p><p>The bill would have Congress create a new commission, which would take input from the public on which regulations are outdated, unnecessary, or too much of a burden. That commission would report back to Congress with recommendations of what changes to make.</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:37:47 +0000 Jennifer Davidson 41225 at http://kcur.org Blunt, McCaskill Take Opposing Views On Senate Rule Changes http://kcur.org/post/blunt-mccaskill-take-opposing-views-senate-rule-changes <p>Averting big, abrupt tax increases and spending cuts isn’t the only issue pressing in Washington this week.</p><p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:42:00 +0000 Frank Morris 29679 at http://kcur.org Blunt, McCaskill Take Opposing Views On Senate Rule Changes Top Of The Morning News: December 18, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-december-18-2012 <p>Governor Jay Nixon says his administration may seek legislation to protect school children. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says greater gun control is not the answer. Those stories and more from KCUR News. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:53:41 +0000 Dan Verbeck 29184 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: December 18, 2012 Republican Nominee For Missouri Governor Continues Rally Without Big Name http://kcur.org/post/republican-nominee-missouri-governor-continues-rally-without-big-name <p>Republican nominee for governor Dave Spence made a campaign stop in Missouri’s capital but did so without the big name slated to introduce him.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:28:03 +0000 Chris McDaniel 26424 at http://kcur.org Republican Nominee For Missouri Governor Continues Rally Without Big Name U.S. Senator Roy Blunt On Election & Economy http://kcur.org/post/us-senator-roy-blunt-election-economy <p>Missouri <strong>Senator Roy Blunt</strong> is traveling the state in this big election year,<strong> cheering on Republican Mitt Romney</strong> for President and <a href="http://www.blunt.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/news?ID=0fe9ba86-0c87-41ea-bbec-b235e4a5527c" target="_blank">working on <strong>cybersecurity</strong></a>.</p><p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:49:59 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 25768 at http://kcur.org U.S. Senator Roy Blunt On Election & Economy Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, December 15, 2011 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-december-15-2011 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p>Kansas School Districts Examine New Funding Formula<br /> Local Poultry Producers In A Bind<br /> Blunt Says Failed Balance Budget Amendment Typical</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 15:12:22 +0000 Maria Carter 9059 at http://kcur.org Video Pulled from Blunt's Site http://kcur.org/post/video-pulled-blunts-site <p>St. Louis, MO – A short video featuring an interview with Missouri Democratic Senate nominee Robin Carnahan combined with a photo of World Trade Center rubble has been removed from Republican Roy Blunt's YouTube site. The clip contains a radio interview, in which Carnahan says she would not try to tell New Yorkers whether or not a mosque should be built near the site of the 9-11 attack.</p> Thu, 19 Aug 2010 21:54:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 6974 at http://kcur.org Blunt Business Base is Bolstered http://kcur.org/post/blunt-business-base-bolstered <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-534e30887e2aa-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-534e30887e2aa-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="534e30887e2aa-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-918984.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – In his run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Missouri's Christopher Bond, Congressman Roy Blunt is pushing private sector jobs creation. </p> <p>The Republican candidate was touring the state, picking up the endorsement of the Missouri and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.</p> Tue, 17 Aug 2010 22:15:49 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6964 at http://kcur.org Blunt Business Base is Bolstered Blunt beats Purgason, prepares to battle Carnahan http://kcur.org/post/blunt-beats-purgason-prepares-battle-carnahan <p>Roy Blunt, a congressman from southwest Missouri, won a nine-way Republican Senate primary over tea party contender Chuck Purgason. Blunt had 71 percent of the vote to Purgason's 13 percent.</p> Wed, 04 Aug 2010 11:41:20 +0000 KCUR 6914 at http://kcur.org