Press Releases

February 01, 2021

Young, Republican Senators Announce Proposal to Rein in Biden $1.9 Trillion Plan

Click HERE for details on the proposal WASHINGTON - A group of 10 Republican Senators, including U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), unveiled the details of their more targeted COVID-19 relief proposal this morning. At the President's invitation, the group will meet with President Biden this afternoon at the White House to discuss the proposal in further detail. "Mr. President, we recognize your calls for unity and want to work in good faith with your Administration to meet the health, … Continue Reading

January 29, 2021

Young Commends 48th Annual March for Life

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the 48th annual March for Life and the recent actions taken by the Biden Administration that will make abortions easier to obtain. "Year after year, Hoosiers remain united behind our most fundamental right - the right to life. Even though this year's March for Life is virtual, it is just as important that we stand up for the unborn, especially now that the Biden Administration has already taken steps to … Continue Reading

January 29, 2021

Young Reintroduces the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and 44 other Senators to reintroduce the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. "The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act bans the horrific act of infanticide by ensuring that babies who survive attempted abortions have the chance at life that they deserve," said Senator Young. "I find it deeply disturbing that Democrats have blocked this life-saving bill previously. This critical legislation must … Continue Reading

January 28, 2021

Young, Hyde-Smith Reintroduce SAVE Moms and Babies Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reintroduced their Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babies Act to strengthen federal controls over the regulation and distribution of chemical abortion drugs. Senator Young was a cosponsor of this legislation in the last Congress. The SAVE Moms and Babies Act would prevent labeling changes for already-approved abortion drugs; prevent providers from dispensing these drugs remotely, by mail, or via … Continue Reading

January 28, 2021

Young Statement on Biden Abortion Actions

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the Biden Administration's executive actions today to promote abortions in the U.S. and abroad: "Reversing pro-life policies enacted during the Trump Administration sends a false message to the world of how little we value the lives of the unborn. We should not be using federal funds to prop up abortion providers here or abroad. President Biden's reversal of abortion restrictions goes against the … Continue Reading

January 28, 2021

Young Joins Effort to End Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and 44 other Senators in reintroducing the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would make permanent the Hyde Amendment restrictions on using taxpayer dollars to fund abortions. Senator Young was a cosponsor of this legislation in the last Congress. "Taxpayer-funded abortions should not be permitted under any circumstances," said Senator Young. "Innocent … Continue Reading

January 27, 2021

Young, Rubio, Merkley, Colleagues Reintroduce Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee andthe Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC),Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Senate colleagues reintroduced the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. This bipartisan bill will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) do not enter the United States. Earlier this year, the State Department issued a determination that … Continue Reading

January 27, 2021

Young Helps Reintroduce 20-Week Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and 42 other Senators to reintroduce the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The legislation would provide common-sense protections for unborn children at 20 weeks after fertilization, a point at which there is significant scientific evidence that abortion inflicts tremendous pain on the unborn. Senator Young was a cosponsor of this legislation in the last Congress. "It is unconscionable that … Continue Reading

January 27, 2021

Young, Hassan, Collins, Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act to Expand Job Opportunities and Strengthen Innovative Businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) reintroduced the bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act to help expand economic opportunity for hard-working Americans and support innovative businesses in need of a strong workforce. Despite the economic downturn from the pandemic, innovative businesses continue to face challenges in hiring the skilled workers they need to grow and thrive. Simultaneously, individuals looking … Continue Reading

January 26, 2021

Young Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Award Officer Eugene Goodman with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and 33 Senate colleagues introduced legislation to award Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal to honor his heroic actions on January 6, 2021. Goodman confronted rioters in the Capitol, delaying their access to the Senate chamber and protecting the lives of those inside. "January 6th was a day that will not be forgotten. U.S. Capitol Police officers, including Officer Goodman, stepped up to protect the … Continue Reading

January 25, 2021

Young, Colleagues Introduce National School Choice Week Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced a resolution declaring this week as National School Choice Week. In a time when COVID-19 has severely limited access to quality education for many, parents across the country continue to recognize the importance of school choice. According to a new survey released by the American Federation for Children, 72% of K-12 parents who work full-time support school choice. "The education of our youth is a priority for … Continue Reading

January 25, 2021

Young, Rubio, Colleagues Re-introduce Constitutional Amendment To Keep Scotus At Nine Justices

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) reintroduced a constitutional amendment that would limit the Supreme Court of the United States to nine justices. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W. Va.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) joined in reintroducing the constitutional amendment, which was first introduced … Continue Reading

January 25, 2021

Young, Van Hollen Release Joint Statement on Biden Administration’s Action on New START Extension

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration's efforts to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russdia. The treaty, which is set to expire on February 5, 2021, imposes limits on the strategic nuclear arsenals of the United States and Russia. In August 2019,Senators Young and Van Hollen introduced bipartisan legislation to extend New START until 2026. More … Continue Reading

January 22, 2021

Young, Cardin Introduce Combating Global Corruption Act to Make Anti-Corruption a National Security Priority

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), both members of the Senate Finance and Senate Foreign Relations committees, re-introduced today the Combatting Global Corruption Act (S. 14), bipartisan legislation that would raise the profile of efforts to fight international corruption by making it an American national security priority. "Global corruption is often at the root of conflict, humanitarian suffering, and political crises. In places like Afghanistan, … Continue Reading

January 20, 2021

PHOTOS: Young Attends Inauguration with the Adjutant General of Indiana

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today attended the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the United States Capitol. Brigadier General R. Dale Lyles, the Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, joined Senator Young as his guest for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. "The peaceful transfer of power is an essential component of the Americanexperiment. Witnessing this uniquely American tradition once again reminded me of the immense … Continue Reading

January 15, 2021

Young Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WASHINGTON - 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 … Continue Reading

January 14, 2021

Young, Colleagues: Stop Illegal PPP Loans to Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - 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 … Continue Reading

January 11, 2021

Young Condemns Houthi Designation in Yemen

WASHINGTON - 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 … Continue Reading

January 10, 2021

Young Op-Ed: We Are Not Enemies, We Are Americans

WASHINGTON - 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 … Continue Reading

January 07, 2021

Young Helps Secure Nearly $173 Million to Complete South Shore Line Double Track Project

WASHINGTON - 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 … Continue Reading

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