Senator Roy Blunt (@RoyBlunt )

Senator Roy Blunt

Bio Official account of U.S. Senator Roy Blunt. Honored to represent the great state of Missouri. Serves as @SenateRPC Chairman.
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Account created 19-02-2009 02:58:03
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Twitter Web App : “Moderna expects to have 20 million doses by the end of the year, enough for about 10 million people.”
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Twitter Web App : Because of American ingenuity, we have developed multiple safe & effective vaccines in record time. Operation Warp Speed has been successful in getting us close to finishing the fight against the pandemic – faster than we thought possible

Twitter Web App : A new study from MO Coalition for CBH finds that, over the last 3 years, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) have:
▶️ Expanded access to mental health care by 23%
▶️ Served nearly 3,000 veterans
▶️ Decreased ER visits by 36%

Twitter Web App : Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs), which were established under the Excellence in Mental Health Act, help meet the need for mental and behavioral health care by providing 24/7/365 crisis services, screenings, risk assessments, and diagnoses.

Twitter Web App : Nearly 1 in 5 Americans has a diagnosable, and almost always treatable, mental health issue. The pandemic has created even more challenges, with substance abuse on the rise & more people struggling with issues like anxiety, grief, and depression.

Twitter Web App : “[St. Louis] is just a far more effective place to get a lot more done at a lower cost, especially if you’re a start-up” twitter.com/MOPartnership/…

Twitter Web App : Because of Operation Warp Speed, we are close to beating this pandemic and on a faster timeline than we thought possible twitter.com/AP/status/1333…

Twitter Web App : Today, Delta Reg. Authority awarded additional federal grant funding to 2 workforce development programs in our state. The funding will give the initiatives more support to help hardworking Missourians gain the skills they need to create a better future for themselves & their families.

Twitter Web App : As our nation continues to make tremendous progress in the fight against COVID-19, we need to ensure we’re also doing all we can to overcome the significant economic challenges we face.

Twitter Web App : Missouri is making a strong economic recovery 💪 Unemployment rate in our state is now 4.6% joplinglobe.com/news/local_new…

Twitter Web App : Big news to start the week – Moderna announced they plan to ask U.S. FDA for emergency clearance on their COVID vaccine, which is more than 94% effective, later today. This means that some Americans could receive the first dose of the vaccine in a few weeks cnbc.com/2020/11/30/mod…

Twitter Media Studio : Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving! Our traditions may be different this year as we all work to keep each other safe but we must keep up the fight to end the pandemic. Please join me in thanking our health care heroes & service members who are spending Thanksgiving away from home

Twitter Web App : UMKC to receive $1.9M to study COVID-19 testing in underserved communities

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Twitter Web App : “Pfizer’s manufacturing plant in the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield is one of three company locations in America set to make a COVID-19 vaccine.” missourinet.com/2020/11/24/mis…

Twitter Web App : Hotel Kansas City is in the running for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice, you can vote now through December 21 for this historic building fox4kc.com/business/hotel…

Twitter Web App : Through a $1.9 million federal grant, UMKC will partner with 16 local churches to bring more COVID-19 testing to underserved areas in Kansas City. This funding is part of a program I created with Sen. Lamar Alexander kansascity.com/article2473796…

Twitter Web App : “The legislation being proposed by Sen. Blunt & Sen. Klobuchar indicates what tourism contributes to the economy.” - Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau Director
Learn how 3 bills I've cosponsored will help MO's travel & tourism industry recover & grow
hannibal.net/news/local/hcv…