Press Releases

February 03, 2023

Senators Young, Casey, Capito Reintroduce Bill to Support Child Care Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) re-introduced their Early Educators Apprenticeship Act to support apprenticeships in early childhood education. Apprenticeships are an innovative way to address the challenges of costly expenses and staffing that plague the child care industry due to lack of available educators. Increasing the number of quality child care educators will also help reduce the strains of child care costs … Continue Reading


February 03, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and 44 of his Senate colleagues introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state that allows concealed carry, while still abiding by that state's laws. "The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act will protect the constitutional rights of Hoosier gun owners by ensuring any individual who … Continue Reading


February 02, 2023

Young, Senators Formally Challenge Biden WOTUS Rule Through Congressional Review Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined all 48 of his Senate Republican colleagues in introducing a formal challenge to the Biden administration's Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule through a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval. The resolution comes after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new rule in December 2022 repealing the Navigable Waters … Continue Reading


February 01, 2023

Young Marks Two-Year Anniversary of Military Coup in Burma, Calls for Restoration of Democracy for Burmese People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On the two-year anniversary of the military coup in Burma, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, reaffirmed his commitment to condemning the coup and to standing with the Burmese people and their aspirations to restore democracy in their country. Since February 1, 2021, the Burmese military has engaged in mass atrocities, including by detaining over 13,000 people for exercising basic freedoms and killing over 2,800 … Continue Reading


February 01, 2023

Young, Murphy Reintroduce Bill to Protect American Workers, Limit Non-Compete Agreements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) today reintroduced the Workforce Mobility Act, bipartisan legislation to limit the use of non-compete agreements that negatively impact American workers. Senators Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) co-sponsored the legislation. Congressmen Scott Peters (D-Calif.) and Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) introduced the legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Almost one in five American workers - 30 million … Continue Reading


February 01, 2023

Young Reintroduces SAVE Moms and Babies Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) reintroduced their Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babies Act to fight actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to broaden the use of chemical abortion drugs. The SAVE Moms and Babies Act would reinstate the in-person dispensing requirement for abortion drugs, preventing providers from distributing these drugs by mail or through telemedicine. This bill would also improve … Continue Reading


January 31, 2023

Young, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Support Innovative Financing Tool for Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mark Warner D-Va.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Chris Coons (D-Del.) reintroduced their bipartisan bill, the ISA Student Protection Act, to support an innovative financing tool for students pursuing postsecondary education called Income Share Agreements (ISAs). The bill would also apply strong consumer protections to safeguard students.ISAs provide opportunities for students to design financial aid best suited to their needs based on their … Continue Reading


January 30, 2023

Young, Cassidy Introduce Bicameral Bill to Expand School Choice and Educational Opportunity

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) joined Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE-03) in introducing the Educational Choice for Children Act, bicameral legislation to expand education freedom and opportunity for students. Specifically, it provides a charitable donation incentive for individuals and businesses to fund scholarship awards for students to cover expenses related to K-12 public and private education. "All students and their parents should … Continue Reading


January 27, 2023

Young Joins Effort to Reverse FDA’s Illegal Actions Promoting Mail-Order Chemical Abortion Drugs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), U.S. Congressman Bob Latta (R-Ohio), and 75 other colleagues from the Senate and House of Representatives in calling for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reverse its illegal actions in promoting mail-order chemical abortion drugs. In a detailed letter to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, M.D., the lawmakers explain the policy and legal faults in the FDA decision to approve … Continue Reading


January 27, 2023

Young Earns “A” Rating on Susan B. Anthony List’s Pro-Life Scorecard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) received an "A" rating on the Susan B. Anthony List's new National Pro-Life Scorecard, which takes into account votes and actions for every member of Congress during the 117th Congress. "I'm proud to be recognized by the Susan B. Anthony List with an 'A' rating for supporting pro-life policies in the Senate. There is no greater cause than giving a voice to the voiceless, and I remain committed to supporting policy solutions that affirm … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

Young Introduces Judge Matthew Brookman, Nominee for U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana

** Click here or above to watch Senator Young's introduction.** WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced Matthew Brookman, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Judge Brookman has been nominated to serve as U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana. During his remarks, Young spoke about Judge Brookman's background and outlined why he supports his nomination. Senator Young's … Continue Reading


January 25, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce National School Choice Week Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in introducing a resolution designating this week, January 22 through January 28, 2023, as National School Choice Week. "Ensuring the next generation receives a quality education is a priority for all Hoosiers. Students and families should be allowed to choose the option that best suits their needs. I'm proud to support National School Choice Week as we celebrate all types of learning opportunities … Continue Reading


January 24, 2023

Young, Cardin Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Combat International Corruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), both members of the Senate Finance and Senate Foreign Relations committees, today re-introduced the Combating Global Corruption Act, legislation that would raise the profile of efforts to fight international corruption by publicly naming countries where corruption is rampant and governments are not living up to commitments they have made to combat corruption. Recognizing that fighting corruption must be a … Continue Reading


January 23, 2023

Young Discusses Taiwan on Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tonight joined Special Report on Fox News to discuss his recent trip to Taiwan. Excerpts of Senator Young's comments are below: "This visit was really important at this period of time. I was the first member of Congress to visit Taiwan this year. And I think the coming year, and really the next few years are going to be essential. As we hear that the population is declining in … Continue Reading


January 06, 2023

Young, Colleagues Applaud FTC Proposed Rule to Ban Non-Compete Agreements Across Economy

WASHINGTON, D. C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) released the following statements on the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) proposed rule banning employers from imposing non-compete agreements on their employees. The FTC estimates that the new proposed rule could increase wages by nearly $300 billion per year and expand career opportunities for about 30 million Americans. "Non-compete agreements restrict our … Continue Reading


January 03, 2023

Senator Young Sworn in for Second Term

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) was sworn in for a second term in the United States Senate. On the first day of the new Congress, all new and newly re-elected Senators take a formal oath administered by the Vice President, who also serves as the President of the Senate. "It is a tremendous honor to continue serving Indiana in the United States Senate,"said Senator Young. "Over the next six years, I will do my best to represent our state and ensure all Hoosiers … Continue Reading


December 28, 2022

Young’s Pacific Islands Embassies Act Becomes Law

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Pacific Islands Embassy Act, a bipartisan, bicameral bill aimed at countering the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) through increased American diplomacy in the Pacific, is now law. The legislation establishes physical U.S. Embassies on the Pacific Island nations of the Solomon Islands, Kiribati, and Tonga, and authorizes expanded physical presence on Vanuatu to reinforce American leadership in the Pacific region. U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and U.S. Senator Jon … Continue Reading


December 22, 2022

Young Supports Boost for National Defense in Annual Government Funding Package

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted in favor of H.R. 2617, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, a package that rebalances America's priorities and adheres to the Republican framework for appropriations negotiations - an increase for defense funding, a significant reduction for non-defense funding, preservation of all legacy policy riders including the Hyde Amendment, and no partisan poison pills. The bill includes a 10% increase in defense funding, a military pay raise, … Continue Reading


December 22, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help Small Businesses Grow and Expand

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), and Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) introduced the Solving the Unnecessary Contracting Cliff for Enterprises to Scale Successfully (SUCCESS) Act, bipartisan legislation to encourage the growth of small construction and engineering businesses as they compete in the federal marketplace. After hearing from constituent employers about the "contracting cliff" that was impacting their ability to compete, I am pleased to … Continue Reading


December 22, 2022

Young Joins Efforts to Ensure Accountability from FCC on Broadband Mapping

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in sending a letter to Jessica Rosenworcel, Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to ensure the FCC's national broadband maps satisfy the goals of the Broadband DATA Act and provide a reliable depiction of broadband availability across the nation. "We have heard from constituents, state and local … Continue Reading

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