I believe Betsy DeVos understands that decisions about education need to be made much closer to where kids are. I look forward to working with her to find ways to get those decisions back to local school boards, and moms and dads. As Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee for the Department of Education, I will be working hard to ensure that public education continues to be appreciated as the cornerstone of opportunity in America.
Obamacare has left Missouri families with higher costs, fewer options, and less access to quality healthcare. I’m glad that the Senate today voted to move forward with debate on the House-passed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. All senators will now have the opportunity to offer amendments and look at ways we can improve the final product. My hope is that we will be able to find common ground on solutions that meet the needs of Missourians, and create a more stable and reliable health care system. Link
I commend President Trump for following through on his promise to restore and protect the religious freedom and conscience rights of all Americans. Link