Press Releases

April 14, 2020

VIDEO: Young Joins Governor Holcomb for Coronavirus Response Update

Click here or the image above to view the full press conference INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Governor Eric. J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Kristina Box for a virtual media briefing on the federal response to coronavirus. Senator Young shared the following updates on implementation of the CARES Act: The Small Business Administration reports 23,583 Paycheck Protection Program loans have been approved in Indiana totaling just under $6 … Continue Reading


April 14, 2020

Young Joins Request for Information on WHO’s Role in Helping China Cover Up Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) Steve Daines (R-Mont.), and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) requesting information ahead of a Congressional hearing to investigate the WHO's role in helping the Chinese Communist Party cover up information regarding the threat of the Coronavirus. As Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations … Continue Reading


April 10, 2020

Young Op-Ed: Marine Corps Still Honors its Gallantry at Iwo Jima

WASHINGTON - Today, in an op-ed published by Stars and Stripes, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) honors the brave acts of the Marine Corps at the battle of Iwo Jima. Earlier this year, Senator Young hosted a press conference in honor of the 75th anniversary of this battle. In addition, Senator Young and Congressman Pence, both Marine Corps veterans, introduced a resolution to honor the 75th anniversary of the historic battle in February. "For many Americans, and for every Marine, Iwo Jima … Continue Reading


April 10, 2020

Young Announces $668 Million for Indiana Hospitals and Health Care Providers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.- U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will today begin the distribution of relief funds for Indiana hospitals and medical providers from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was recently passed by Congress and signed by President Trump. Indiana will receive $668,604,614 in payments going to 4,495 medical providers and health systems that are enrolled in Medicare. "Our health … Continue Reading


April 09, 2020

Young Calls on WHO Director General to Appear Before Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee

WASHINGTON - As Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Multilateral Institutions, which has jurisdiction over World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) sent a letter to WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressing deep skepticism about the WHO's role in the global response to coronavirus and concern that China's influence in the organization has had overwhelming and dangerous consequences. In light of these concerns, Senator Young is … Continue Reading


April 08, 2020

Senator Young Statement on Yemen Ceasefire

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the ceasefire in Yemen:"The threat of a coronavirus outbreak in Yemen would be a devastating blow to a people that have been struggling for years to meet their basic needs. This pandemic knows no boundaries, religious beliefs, or political affiliations. It is only when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Houthis, the Government of Yemen and all other parties come together in recognition of our shared … Continue Reading


April 06, 2020

Young Joins Push to Include Dedicated Broadband Funding for Low-Income Families and Students in Future Coronavirus Relief Packages

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a group of senators on a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging Senate and House leaders to include dedicated funding to help small broadband providers sustain internet services and upgrades for students and low-income families in any future legislation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Last month, Senator Young introduced the Keeping Critical Connections Act to help small broadband companies provide critical … Continue Reading


April 04, 2020

Young and Colleagues Urge Support for Farmers During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of Senators on a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, urging the Administration to ensure the continuity of our country's food supply and to support rural areas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by providing needed relief to farmers."We write to ask that you take action to ensure the continuity of our country's food supply and support rural areas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by … Continue Reading


April 03, 2020

Young Releases Coronavirus Assistance Toolkit

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released a comprehensive toolkit to help Hoosiers navigate the resources available in the Senate's coronavirus emergency relief package that was signed into law yesterday, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)."Now that the CARES Act has been signed into law, immediate relief is on the way to Hoosiers. To help Hoosiers navigate the CARES Act, and the relief it will provide, my team created a … Continue Reading


April 02, 2020

WATCH: Young Joins Varney & Co. on Fox Business

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Varney & Co. on Fox Business after the recent passage of the CARES Act, which is providing emergency relief to help families, workers, and small businesses affected by the coronavirus. Senator Young discussed his proposal featured in a recent Washington Examiner op-ed to invest in America's industries of the future as part of the coronavirus economic recovery initiative. As Americans navigate the global health pandemic, the … Continue Reading


March 31, 2020

Young Op-Ed: Coronavirus Crisis Underscores Need for Innovation Strategy

WASHINGTON - Today, in an op-ed published by the Washington Examiner, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) outlines the Chinese Communist Party's troubling behavior surrounding coronavirus and the need to respond by investing in America's future.China intends to use this moment of economic slowdown in the United States to pull ahead of us, especially in some key technology areas. As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and chairman of the subcommittee that oversees foreign economic … Continue Reading


March 30, 2020

Young Joins Call for Federal Trade Commission to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus Scams

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a group of senators urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect seniors from coronavirus-related scams. The bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to FTC Chairman Joseph Simons calling on the FTC to better inform seniors about coronavirus scams and assist victims in understanding their recourse options to ensure that seniors are protected from those attempting to financially exploit them during the pandemic. "At this time of … Continue Reading


March 26, 2020

Young, Murphy Call On Houthi Authorities To Stop Obstructing Humanitarian Aid

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), both members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday called for Houthi authorities in Yemen to stop restricting humanitarian assistance from reaching Yemeni citizens ahead of a Friday deadline. The Senators also called for an immediate halt to violence in the region and a return to negotiations involving all parties to the conflict to bring an end to the now five year long war. "The … Continue Reading


March 25, 2020

Young Supports Coronavirus Emergency Relief Package

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today voted in favor of the Senate's phase 3 coronavirus emergency relief package, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)."This emergency relief package is designed to help Hoosier families, workers, job creators, healthcare heroes on the front lines, patients, and everyone who has suffered through no fault of their own. Now that an agreement has been reached, we must immediately get this critical relief into … Continue Reading


March 24, 2020

Young Bill to Help Sustain Rural Broadband Connectivity During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce the Keeping Critical Connections Act, which would help small broadband providers ensure rural broadband connectivity for students and their families during the coronavirus pandemic. "Students and teachers across Indiana are struggling to complete e-learning days with broadband connections that are unreliable at best," said Senator Young. "I've joined this bipartisan bill to improve remote … Continue Reading


March 20, 2020

Young Working to Provide Relief for Indiana Small Businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, today announced he is working with Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and members of the committee to secure the Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act in the Senate's phase 3 economic relief package. The Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act is a $300 billion small business emergency economic relief plan that will help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic make … Continue Reading


March 20, 2020

Young, Kaine Urge Congressional Leaders To Strengthen Support For Child Care In Coronavirus Economic Relief Package

WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) wrote a letter calling for investments in child care to be included in the forthcoming coronavirus (COVID-19) economic relief package. In the letter, Young and Kaine urged Senate leadership to increase funding, flexibility, and eligibility for the Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) to support child care providers and help ensure health care workers and other parents have access to child care during the … Continue Reading


March 19, 2020

Young Joins Effort To Help Protect America’s Food Supply During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan, bicameral letter signed by more than 100 members of the House and Senate urging the Trump administration to maintain access to vetted, temporary workers to help ensure America's agriculture industry has the workforce it needs to continue producing our domestic food supply as our nation combats the COVID-19 epidemic.The members called on the administration to remove a number of specific hurdles in order to ensure the … Continue Reading


March 18, 2020

Young Votes for Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today voted to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which will provide emergency relief to help families, workers, and businesses affected by the coronavirus, including providing free testing, food aid, and unemployment assistance. Senator Young issued the following statement regarding his vote: "American families, workers, and businesses need assistance now, and the package we voted on today is an important first step in … Continue Reading


March 16, 2020

Young Statement on First Coronavirus Death in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the first reported coronavirus fatality in Indiana: "Today, the first fatality was reported in Indiana as a result of the coronavirus. My deepest condolences and prayers are with the family and loved ones during this difficult time. It is important that all Hoosiers continue to remain vigilant and listen to the experts. We all have an important role to play in protecting our fellow … Continue Reading

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