Press Releases

January 11, 2022

VIDEO: Young Slams Democrats’ Plans to Break the Senate

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) delivered a speech on the Senate floor condemning the Democrats' plans to change the Senate rules in order to seize control of America's elections. "If you want to end gridlock, do the difficult work of actually building coalitions of support, introduce bills to be referred to the committees of jurisdiction that Republicans can actually vote for, allow for an open amendment process, as we did with the China bill. "Now this is the … Continue Reading


January 07, 2022

Young Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young was among the 47 Senators and 136 Representatives who filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in today's case considering the Biden Administration's vaccine mandate on private employers. The top-down Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requires private employers with over 100 employees to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing. The brief argues that Congress did not give OSHA … Continue Reading


January 03, 2022

Senator Young’s Office Helps Record Number of Hoosiers in 2021

WASHINGTON - Once again, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and his staff set records for the number of constituents represented in cases before federal agencies this year. In 2021, Senator Young's office resolved more than 2,500 constituent issues and returned more than $46 million owed to Hoosiers by various government agencies. Since assuming office in 2017, Senator Young has helped more than 7,600 Hoosiers recover nearly $58 million from federal agencies. In 2020, the office resolved … Continue Reading


December 23, 2021

Young Wishes Hoosiers a Merry Christmas

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released a video message today to wish Hoosiers a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year this holiday season. Click here to watch Senator Young's full remarks. Full transcript of the video: As we enter the Christmas season and 2021 draws to an end, it's easy to get caught up in the busy-ness of the season and forget how lucky we are to be here. We live in a beautiful country, where we have the freedom to choose how we celebrate this season … Continue Reading


December 22, 2021

Young Joins Finance Republicans to Demand Treasury Analysis of OECD Agreement

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senate Finance Committee Republicans in a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to renew requests for information regarding international tax negotiations. To date, Treasury has been unwilling or unable to fully engage with Congress to provide details on the negotiations, which will have a significant impact on American workers, businesses and revenue. The senators raise concerns with how the negotiations may negatively impact U.S. … Continue Reading


December 16, 2021

LETTER: Young, Braun Call for Action on Port Congestion that Harms Hoosier Businesses

WASHINGTON - This week, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.)sent a letter to the Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force regarding the port congestion and shipping delays that are jeopardizing Midwest businesses struggling to receive timely access to inputs and inventory. "The businesses located in Indiana are particularly impacted by these supply chain barriers, most urgently at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Some have products stuck in container ships on the … Continue Reading


December 15, 2021

VIDEO: Young Discusses Rising Cost of Child Care under Democrats’ Build Back Better Plan

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a press conference with his Senate GOP colleagues to discuss provisions in Democrats' Build Back Better plan that would reduce child care options for parents, raise child care costs, and hinder child care providers' ability to operate and retain workers. "In the great state of Indiana … child care costs actually exceed the cost of higher education. This issue has not received enough attention. "The worst thing we could … Continue Reading


December 15, 2021

Young Votes to Pass Final Defense Authorization to Prioritize Troops, Strengthen National Security

WASHINGTON - Today, after months of unnecessary delays, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted to approve the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill passed by a vote of 89-10 and included provisions that will benefit our military and make Americans safer and more secure. "While Democrats haggled over their reckless tax-and-spend proposal, this vital defense bill has been on the back burner receiving little attention. Though it's later than it should have been, the … Continue Reading


December 14, 2021

VIDEO: Young Highlights Democrats’ Efforts to Supersize the IRS

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a press conference with his Senate GOP colleagues to discuss a provision in Democrats' Build Back Better plan that would supersize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). "The American people deserve to know: The Democrats propose spending eighty billion in their tax, borrow, spend, and regulate Build Back Better Plan. Eighty billion dollars towards the IRS. "... Even worse, we have been told by the President of the United States … Continue Reading


December 14, 2021

Young, Braun, Romney, Blackburn, Hagerty, Inhofe Introduce Legislation to Empower State Innovation Within Medicaid Program

WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced the Let States Innovate Under Medicaid Act. This legislation authorizes a framework to allow innovation under Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration project waivers. Specifically, it would include "work or community engagement requirements" as an acceptable practice that furthers the objectives of the Medicaid … Continue Reading


December 14, 2021

Young, Braun, Romney, Blackburn, Hagerty, Inhofe Introduce Legislation to Empower State Innovation Within Medicaid Program

WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced the Let States Innovate Under Medicaid Act. This legislation authorizes a framework to allow innovation under Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration project waivers. Specifically, it would include "work or community engagement requirements" as an acceptable practice that furthers the objectives of the Medicaid … Continue Reading


December 14, 2021

Young, Menendez Introduce the End Tuberculosis Now Act of 2021

WASHINGTON - U.S Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) today introduced the End Tuberculosis Now Act of 2021, comprehensive legislation to bolster U.S. efforts to combat the global TB pandemic. The bipartisan legislation, which for the first time addresses the major impact COVID-19 has had on global TB control efforts, directs the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to boost its bilateral tuberculosis programs and activities to account for new goals … Continue Reading


December 09, 2021

VIDEO: Young Gives ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Speech on U.S. Senate Floor

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) gave a speech on the U.S. Senate Floor today highlighting some of the "gifts" included in the Democrats' Build Back Better Act that could cost American families this Christmas season. "It seems that Democrats want our children and grandchildren to pay for this bundle of goodies through the lay-away plan. GDP is projected to fall because of Build Back Better. "Colleagues, the best present all of us can give the American people is to do … Continue Reading


December 09, 2021

Young, Colleagues Urge SSA to Reopen Field Offices to the Public

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.), ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, in sending a letter urging Acting Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Kilolo Kijakazi to immediately reopen the SSA's field offices to the public. Senator Young's office has received numerous complaints from constituents unable to schedule in-person appointments in a … Continue Reading


December 07, 2021

Young, Colleagues Urge Senate Foreign Relations Committee to Take Action on U.S.-Chile Tax Agreement

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a group of his Senate Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, urging them to prioritize the U.S.-Chile bilateral tax treaty by scheduling a committee vote on this important agreement. In their letter, the senators noted that the U.S.-Chile bilateral tax treaty was negotiated between the U.S. and Chile … Continue Reading


December 06, 2021

Young Takes Action to Address Supply Chain Crisis

WASHINGTON - For years, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) has pushed for a bill to fix the truck driver shortage - one key component of the country's supply chain. Now, as a supply chain crisis continues to hurt consumer and businesses this holiday season, that bill has become law and Senator Young is pushing even harder for more solutions. "Everywhere I've gone in Indiana over the last few months, high prices and empty shelves have been chief concerns for Hoosiers," said Senator Young. … Continue Reading


December 05, 2021

Young Statement on Passing of Senator Bob Dole

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the following statement on the passing of Senator Bob Dole. "One of the greats of the Greatest Generation, courageous in war, humble and civil in peace, Senator Bob Dole believed in the American people, our system, and our way of life. He spent a lifetime working through institutions to serve others, especially his fellow veterans. His life should remind us all that common decency and public virtue is not a hindrance to political … Continue Reading


December 02, 2021

Young, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Prevent Settlement Payments for Illegal Immigrants

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined his colleagues to introduce legislation to prevent payments for legal settlements for illegal immigration. Under the Protect American Taxpayer Dollars from Illegal Immigration Act, no federal funds, including money from the Judgment Fund, could be spent to enrich illegal immigrants at the expense of hardworking American taxpayers. Despite the crisis consuming our southern border, President Biden's Department of Justice (DOJ) … Continue Reading


December 02, 2021

Young Joins Finance Committee Republicans to Press IRS on ProPublica Leak

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) joined Republican colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee in sending a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig, to press the agency on its weak responses to the massive apparent leaks. Nearly six months after ProPublica began disclosing confidential, private, and legally-protected taxpayer information, the IRS and the Biden Administration continue to show little regard for the haphazard … Continue Reading


December 01, 2021

Senate Passes Young’s Fourth Annual Stomach Cancer Awareness Month Resolution

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Senate passed U.S. Senator Todd Young's (R-Ind.) bipartisan resolution marking November 2021 as Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. The annual resolution was first introduced in 2018 in memory of Indy Star reporter and columnist Matthew Tully, who lost his battle to stomach cancer that year. The resolution was cosponsored by Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), and passed the Senate unanimously. Stomach cancer is the fifth most common type of … Continue Reading

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