Press Releases

August 07, 2020

Young, Bennet’s Bipartisan RESTART Act Reaches 54 Co-Sponsors in Senate

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) announced that their Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act now has 54 bipartisan co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate. Momentum continues to build for the proposal following a letter that entrepreneur and philanthropist Howard Schultz and over 100 current and former CEOs sent to Congressional leadership earlier this week pushing for the RESTART Act to be included in … Continue Reading


August 05, 2020

VIDEO: Young: Importance of Free Speech for Hoosiers

Click here or the image above to view Senator Young's remarks. WASHINGTON - Today U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senate Floor about the importance of free speech in America. "A totalitarian regime's greatest ally is darkness and silence. Keeping a people in the dark is the surest way to guarantee they never demand their God-given rights. Because just a trickle of information, just a hint of truth, a small offering of differing perspectives, and a touch of freedom of … Continue Reading


August 05, 2020

Young, Hassan Introduce AT HOME Act to Help Offset Remote Work Expenses

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced the Advancing Teachers and Home Office Modernization for Employees (AT HOME) Act to help alleviate some of the costs Americans have incurred as they work from home due to the coronavirus. The bill would establish a tax credit for small businesses and an above-the-line deduction for individuals to help offset the cost of investments in remote work equipment, software, and network services necessary for … Continue Reading


August 04, 2020

Young Discusses RESTART Act on CNBC, MSNBC

Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's interview on CNBC. Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's interview on MSNBC. WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today continued pushing for inclusion of his RESTART Act in the upcoming coronavirus relief package. Senator Young joined Squawk Box on CNBC and MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle this morning to discuss the importance of the RESTART Act for America's struggling small businesses that employee tens of … Continue Reading


August 04, 2020

Young, Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Educational & Training Opportunities for Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand educational assistance programs to help ensure that employers have the tools to hire and retrain workers who may have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. The bipartisan Upskilling and Retraining Assistance Act would increase the amount of tax-free educational assistance that employees in workforce development programs can receive from their employers, and would modernize … Continue Reading


August 03, 2020

Young Pays Tribute to Hoosier Ernie Pyle on Third Annual Ernie Pyle Day

WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, August 3, 2020, marks the third annual National Ernie Pyle Day, in remembrance of the celebrated war correspondent and Hoosier journalist. In 2018, Senator Young co-authored a resolution with former Senator Donnelly establishing August 3rd, Pyle's Birthday, as National Ernie Pyle Day. "Ernie Pyle's renowned career reporting during World War II demonstrates the work ethic of Hoosiers and the dedication of Americans in commemorating our military," said Senator Young. "I … Continue Reading


August 03, 2020

Howard Schultz, Prominent Business Leaders Urge Inclusion of RESTART Act in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON - In a letter to Congressional leaders today, entrepreneur and philanthropist Howard Schultz and more than 100 current and former prominent CEOs of some of America's largest companies, major trade associations, and successful small businesses, expressed support for the RESTART Act - bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.). The RESTART Act would create a low-interest, partially forgivable, long-term working capital loan to … Continue Reading


July 30, 2020

Young: ISIS Killers of Hoosier Peter Kassig and other Americans Must Be Brought to Justice

WASHINGTON - Today, during a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) addressed the murders of Peter Kassig and three other Americans who were kidnapped and lost their lives at the hands of ISIS terrorists. Senator Young pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the need to bring the terrorists to justice. In October 2013, Indiana native and former Army Ranger, Peter Kassig was on a mission of mercy, delivering humanitarian aid to the suffering … Continue Reading


July 30, 2020

TODAY: Young Urges Hoosiers to Join Moment of Silence for 75th Anniversary of USS Indianapolis Sinking

"They will not be forgotten - not in another 75 years, not for all time." WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young is encouraging Hoosiers to honor the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis today by recognizing a moment of silence between 11:03 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. EDT. "Seventy-five years have passed since the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. We will mark this anniversary fittingly: Pausing for the time it took the ship to sink - 12 minutes - to honor those lost. And … Continue Reading


July 29, 2020

VIDEO: Young: More of my RESTART Act Needs to be Included in Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON - Today U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senator about the HEALS Act, Senate Republicans' proposed coronavirus relief legislation, and the need for more of his RESTART Act to be included in the final package. "Like my RESTART Act, the HEALS Act recognizes the need for long-term working capital loans, and targeting that relief toward businesses that have suffered significant revenue decline. We don't want more examples of businesses that are doing just fine in the … Continue Reading


July 29, 2020

Young, Kaine, Reed, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Health Care Professionals’ Mental Health Amid Covid-19

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) introduced the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, legislation that aims to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care professionals. Health care professionals have long experienced high levels of stress and burnout, and COVID-19 has only exacerbated the problem. While helping their patients fight … Continue Reading


July 28, 2020

VIDEO: Young Discusses Latest Round of Coronavirus Relief

Click here or the image above to view Senator Young's remarks. WASHINGTON - Today, during the Senate Republican leadership press conference, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) discussed several key provisions in the proposed coronavirus relief package released yesterday by Senate Republicans, known as the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act. The proposal includes some principles from Senator Young's RESTART Act, and his legislation to address … Continue Reading


July 27, 2020

Young Secures Key Provisions in Next Coronavirus Relief Package, Including Parts of RESTART Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) secured several key provisions in the proposed coronavirus relief package released today by Senate Republicans, known as the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act. The proposal includes some principles from Senator Young's RESTART Act, and his legislation to address unemployment insurance reform, child care, and telehealth. The HEALS Act also contains the TRUST Act, which Senator Young coauthored to help rein in … Continue Reading


July 27, 2020

Young, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce TRUST Act for Inclusion in Next Relief Package

WASHINGTON-As the Senate negotiates the next COVID-19 relief package, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah), along with 13 Republican and Democratic cosponsors today introduced the Time to Rescue United States' Trusts (TRUST) Act of 2020, bipartisan and bicameral legislation which would create a process to rescue the endangered federal trust funds and rein in the national debt. The TRUST Act of 2020 is an updated version of the TRUST Act. A one pager of the legislation is … Continue Reading


July 24, 2020

Young, Capito, King Unveil Bipartisan Telehealth Legislation that Will Lead to Greater Affordability and Access

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Angus King (I-Maine) today announced legislation to study the impacts of telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020, S.4289, requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assess key health care metrics, including utilization rates and hospital readmission rates, for patients who received their healthcare through expanded … Continue Reading


July 24, 2020

Young, Cassidy’s VICTORY Act to Harness Federal Service Programs in Coronavirus Response

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) introduced the Volunteers in Contact Tracing or Recovery (VICTORY) Act to use federal service programs, like AmeriCorps, in addressing the coronavirus pandemic. The VICTORY Act would utilize existing national service programs in a targeted and effective wayby increasing the number of volunteers incrementally, repurposing existing grant dollars for coronavirus response, and increasing agency coordination at … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Young: Annual Defense Bill Protects National Security, Supports Troops, Deters Threats

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young today applauded the Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which provides for our men and women in uniform with a three percent pay raise and launches a new initiative to deter China. Senator Young, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and Marine who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the bill will keep Americans safe amidst threats from coronavirus, Russia, and the Chinese Communist Party. The Senate voted86-14 to … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Support Growing for RESTART Act in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) today announced 23 new cosponsors have signed on to their Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards a Recovery in Twenty-twenty (RESTART) Act for a total of 33 cosponsors. Senators Young and Bennet are working to ensure the RESTART Act is included in the next phase of coronavirus relief to help provide a lifeline for the hardest-hit small and mid-sized businesses. In addition to Senators Young and Bennet, the … Continue Reading


July 23, 2020

Young Helps Advance New Proposal to Support Indiana’s Child Care Providers, Families

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced today he is an original cosponsor of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst's (R-Iowa) bipartisan legislation that will enable child care providers to continue offering critical and affordable services for working parents during coronavirus. "During the height of coronavirus, sixty percent of child care centers were forced to shut their doors. As Hoosiers begin to return to work, we must make sure our child care providers are supported in order to … Continue Reading


July 22, 2020

Young, Risch, Gardner, Romney Introduce Landmark Legislation to Compete with China

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah) today introduced the Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives Concerning China Act (The STRATEGIC Act) to advance a comprehensive strategy for U.S. competition with the People's Republic of China (PRC). "The Chinese Communist Party has presented the United States with a test unlike any other that we have faced as a country. … Continue Reading

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