Press Releases

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


December 21, 2022

Young’s Bipartisan Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act Signed into Law

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) applauded news that President Biden has signed their bipartisan Data Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act into law. The legislation would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to identify areas where high rates of poor maternal health outcomes overlap with lack of access to broadband services in order to pinpoint where telehealth services can be most effective. "Unfortunately, Indiana … Continue Reading


December 20, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Solidify U.S. Position Regarding the Tibet-China Conflict

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at promoting a resolution to the ongoing Tibet-China conflict. The legislation reaffirms Tibetans' right to self-determination as a people and clarifies that current Chinese government refusal to engage in meaningful negotiations over the unresolved conflict fails to meet U.S. government expectations. "The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) aggression … Continue Reading


December 19, 2022

Young, Colleagues Announce Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Support Fish and Wildlife Restoration in the Great Lakes

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) announced that the Senate passed their bipartisan legislation to support fish and wildlife restoration in the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Reauthorization Act reauthorizes critical resources to conserve and protect fish and wildlife populations in the Great Lakes. The bill will now head to the President's desk to be signed into law. … Continue Reading


December 16, 2022

Young Votes to Support Troops, Modernize Response to Global Threats

WASHINGTON - Last night, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill passed the Senate 83-11 and will now head to the President's desk to be signed into law. The NDAA is the annual legislative vehicle that authorizes all programs and spending for the Department of Defense (DoD). Young, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate and Marine who serves on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, worked on provisions of the … Continue Reading


December 15, 2022

Young, Colleagues Lead Letter Against Mexico’s Proposed Ban on Genetically Engineered Corn

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), and a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) expressing concern over Mexico's efforts to ban U.S. genetically engineered corn. In 2020, Mexican President Lopez Obrador issued a presidential decree that Mexico would phase out the use of genetically modified corn by 2024. Such an action is … Continue Reading


December 13, 2022

Young Recognizes Hoosier Students Interning in Washington this Fall

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recognized Hoosier students who participated in the fall session of his internship program in Washington, D.C. The students assisted legislative and communications staff with daily activities and special projects. The intern class included [as pictured from left to right] Mason Pickett, a junior from Fort Wayne attending Indiana University; Jasmeen Saini, a junior from Fishers attending Butler; Mia Schul, a junior from West Lafayette … Continue Reading

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