senator roy blunt http://kbia.org en Blunt says Kansas City VA kept secret waiting list http://kbia.org/post/blunt-says-kansas-city-va-kept-secret-waiting-list <p></p><p>Senator Roy Blunt says the Veterans Affairs medical center in Kansas City, Missouri has been maintaining a secret waiting list of veterans, the latest of several centers around the country to maintain such an unauthorized list. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:06:19 +0000 Associated Press 54152 at http://kbia.org Blunt says Kansas City VA kept secret waiting list Senator Blunt addresses VA wait times at Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital http://kbia.org/post/senator-blunt-addresses-va-wait-times-truman-memorial-veterans-hospital <p></p><p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt continued his tour of mental health facilities in the state on Thursday with a stop at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia.&nbsp;</p><p>Blunt spoke with Veterans Affairs administrators about how to better assist veterans experiencing a mental health crisis who need treatment immediately. Blunt says he is encouraged by the efforts the hospital has made to shorten waitlist times but says there are also many ways it can still improve.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:33:48 +0000 Katie Hiler 53760 at http://kbia.org Senator Blunt addresses VA wait times at Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt to visit St. Louis VA hospital, as Missouri politicians address VA complaints http://kbia.org/post/us-sen-roy-blunt-visit-st-louis-va-hospital-missouri-politicians-address-va-complaints <p>Republican Sen. Roy Blunt is scheduled to be in St. Louis today to meet with officials at the VA hospital about concerns raised over mental health care. The visit comes amid calls from several Missouri politicians to address complaints about VA services. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, visited the University of Missouri campus Friday to <a href="http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-announces-results-veterans-survey-mu">announce the results </a>of her survey of veterans' satisfaction with VA services in Kansas City, St. Louis and Columbia. Wed, 28 May 2014 12:59:34 +0000 Associated Press 53650 at http://kbia.org U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt to visit St. Louis VA hospital, as Missouri politicians address VA complaints Blunt joins congressional chorus calling for delay of federal health care act http://kbia.org/post/blunt-joins-congressional-chorus-calling-delay-federal-health-care-act <div style="margin:0;"><p>Missouri’s Roy Blunt was among the Republican Senators signing a letter Wednesday asking President Barack Obama to permanently delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:22:35 +0000 St. Louis Public Radio 36864 at http://kbia.org Blunt joins congressional chorus calling for delay of federal health care act Mo. senator threatens block on EPA administrator http://kbia.org/post/mo-senator-threatens-block-epa-administrator <div><p>Republican Sen. Roy Blunt, of Missouri, is threatening to block President Barack Obama's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator until plans are resolved for a long-stalled levee project in southeast Missouri. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:54:45 +0000 Associated Press 30600 at http://kbia.org Mo. senator threatens block on EPA administrator Blunt addresses sequestration during MU science visit http://kbia.org/post/blunt-addresses-sequestration-during-mu-science-visit <p></p><p>Senator Roy Blunt spoke about the importance of research and his views on sequestration during a visit to the MU campus on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:34:05 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva 29172 at http://kbia.org Blunt addresses sequestration during MU science visit McCaskill, Blunt question departing defense secretary on Benghazi attack http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-blunt-question-departing-defense-secretary-benghazi-attack <span style="line-height: 1.5;">From the start, Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo) has been critical of the Obama administration’s response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya last September that resulted in the death of an ambassador and three other Americans. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:28:57 +0000 editor 28570 at http://kbia.org McCaskill, Blunt question departing defense secretary on Benghazi attack Blunt may seek emergency declaration for river http://kbia.org/post/blunt-may-seek-emergency-declaration-river <p>U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri may seek a presidential emergency declaration in an effort to keep barges moving on the drought-riddled Mississippi River. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 21:20:04 +0000 Associated Press 25100 at http://kbia.org Blunt may seek emergency declaration for river KBIA Newscast for June 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-june-21-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri&#39;s U.S. Senators both voted for the Farm Bill</li><li>The latest on a scathing resignation letter of an administrator for Ashland-area schools</li><li>A recent report shows rural economic activity slowed month</li></ul> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:58:12 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 16319 at http://kbia.org Senator Blunt backing Romney http://kbia.org/post/senator-blunt-backing-romney <p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he expects most of his fellow Republican congressman will be lining up behind GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by the end of the month.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 22:48:34 +0000 Joseph Leahy 11998 at http://kbia.org Senator Blunt backing Romney Congress fails to pass budget amendments http://kbia.org/post/congress-fails-pass-budget-amendments <p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt said with the defeat of two balanced budget amendments today, Congress has reached a &ldquo;generational moment&rdquo;.</p><p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 21:18:04 +0000 5335 at http://kbia.org Congress fails to pass budget amendments Senate to Replace Law Withholding Payments with Tax Credits http://kbia.org/post/senate-replace-law-withholding-payments-tax-credits <p>Senator Roy Blunt said the Senate is expected to move forward Wednesday and eliminate a law requiring the federal, state and local government to withhold 3 percent of their payments to contractors starting in 2013.</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 22:44:43 +0000 3325 at http://kbia.org