ERIC SCHMITT, Senator for Missouri

Senators Schmitt and Peters Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Bolster America’s AI Workforce

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt and Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) introduced the AI and Critical Technology Workforce Framework Act, which would strengthen America’s workforce pipeline in artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and other critical technologies and ensure that these jobs are kept in the United States rather than being outsourced to other countries: “I’m proud to introduce the AI […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Foreign Aid Supplemental Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement following Chuck Schumer’s actions to ram a massive spending bill through the Senate in the early morning hours with little debate, and no transparency: “This entire process has been an unmitigated disaster. I’ve said for months and months that each of the funding requests should be separate […]

Senators Schmitt, Klobuchar Launch the Senate Epilepsy Caucus

WASHINGTON – Today, on International Epilepsy Day, Senators Eric Schmitt and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) launched the Senate Epilepsy Caucus. The Senate Epilepsy Caucus will work to advance data, research, and innovation to better understand and treat those with epilepsy and promote the needs of people with the epilepsies through legislation and other efforts: “Today I’m proud […]

Senator Schmitt Amendment to Prevent COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates on Any Common Publicly Available Transportation Passes Committee

The Amendment prohibits any common carrier – including commercial airlines – from denying an individual who lawfully purchased a ticket to travel from boarding a plane based on their COVID-19 vaccination status. WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement following the introduction and passage of a critical amendment in this year’s FAA reauthorization to protect […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Foreign Aid and Border Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released the following statement after bill text for the foreign aid supplemental and border deal were released last night: “This bill is a disaster – it loosens current laws and offers an express lane for illegal immigration. It normalizes thousands and thousands of illegal immigrants crossing the border each day […]

Senator Schmitt Joins Congressman Alford Leading Delegation Letter to Secretaries Yellen and Austin Regarding Construction of CCP Linked Company Near Missouri and Kansas Military Installations

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt joined Congressman Mark Alford (MO-04) in leading a bicameral letterto Secretaries Yellen and Austin regarding a manufacturing facility being constructed in Johnson County, Kansas. Cnano Technologies, the company responsible for the construction, has reportedly been linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP): “It is imperative we protect our national security infrastructure […]

Senator Schmitt, Senate and House Colleagues Introduce Congressional Review Act Aimed at Treasury’s Continued Abuse of COVID Recovery Funds

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt led a group of Senators and Congressmen in introducing a disapproval resolution under the Congressional Review Act aimed at Treasury’s misuse of COVID recovery dollars, and their redefining of the original intention of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF): “The Biden Administration has become synonymous with wasteful spending, […]

Senator Schmitt Statement on Passing of Senator Jean Carnahan

WASHINGTON – Senator Eric Schmitt released the following statement about the passing of Sen. Jean Carnahan: “Today, Missourians are mourning the loss of Sen. Jean Carnahan. Jean served Missouri proudly as First Lady of Missouri to her late husband Governor Mel Carnahan and then as a United States Senator, and stayed active in politics following her […]

Senator Schmitt, Rep. Luetkemeyer Send Letter Regarding Biden Administration’s Wasteful Use of American Tax Dollars for United Nations Climate Refugee Programs

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt, along with Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO-03), Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) sent a letter to the United States Agency for International Development in order to ensure American tax dollars are not being wasted on climate activism disguised as foreign aid:    “We are concerned regarding the […]