U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released the following statement ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
"This year, Dr. Martin Luther King's life and legacy are especially poignant and inspiring. Through trial and tribulation, his words and deeds remind us of our duty to more perfectly unify, to more perfectly realize his beautiful Dream. Over the last year, Americans of all colors and creeds have struggled to reclaim control over their lives and remain part of intimate communities. Tog… Continue Reading
U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 29 other Senators on a letter urging U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza to prevent Planned Parenthood affiliates from receiving illegal loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as they did last year.
"An equally urgent task is to ensure Planned Parenthood affiliates do not receive additional PPP loans intended for struggling small businesses and non-profits. We therefore urge you to inform particip… Continue Reading
U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the below statement regarding the Trump Administration's decision to designate the Houthi movement in Yemen as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. Senator Young has previously cautioned against this designation.
"Our foreign policy approach in Yemen should be governed by two overarching questions: First, are we living up to our principles by helping to ease the suffering of the innocent in Yemen? Second, are we helping to advance our national securit… Continue Reading
Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young wrote an op-ed in The Times of Northwest Indiana regarding the events of this week and the healing that must take place in the United States.
"No doubt, politics are important - but increasingly we see those who vote differently than us not as fellow Americans with different opinions, but instead as adversaries with the worst intentions. We must not define ourselves or our fellow citizens by how we vote. Let us step back, take a breath and keep this in perspectiv… Continue Reading
U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today announced that after years of work, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to award the nearly $173 million plus in federal funding needed to complete the South Shore Line Double Track Project.
In August, the FTA announced it would allocate $50.6 million to the South Shore Line Double Track Project. The FTA has now announced its intent to award the additional funding requested by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) to… Continue Reading