Press Releases

February 02, 2022

Young, Senators Raise Concerns with IRS Identity Verification Measures

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and members of the Senate Finance Committee are raising serious concerns with the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) announcement of a major expansion of its collaboration with ID.me, a website that permits individuals to prove their legal identity online, that would require taxpayers to have an ID.me account to access key IRS online resources. In order to register with ID.me, taxpayers will need to submit to ID.me an extensive collection of personal … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Senate Marks Anniversary of Military Coup in Burma by Passing Young, Cardin Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), both members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, welcomed Senate approval last night of their resolution (S. Res. 35) condemning the military coup that took place February 1, 2021, in Burma. Originally introduced days after the military takeover, the senators renewed their resolution's call for "those elected to serve in parliament to resume their duties without impediment." Senators Young and Cardin have also … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Young, Finance Committee Members: Congress Should Close the Book on the Failed Book Minimum Tax

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee urged Senate colleagues to reconsider efforts to implement a tax on financial statement income of U.S. companies, or a "book minimum tax," detailing the problematic and unaddressed issues that have resulted from such proposals in the past. As the senators note, Republicans and Democrats rejected a previously enacted book minimum tax due to its numerous flaws and negative effects. From the … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Young, Finance Committee Members: Congress Should Close the Book on the Failed Book Minimum Tax

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee urged Senate colleagues to reconsider efforts to implement a tax on financial statement income of U.S. companies, or a "book minimum tax," detailing the problematic and unaddressed issues that have resulted from such proposals in the past. As the senators note, Republicans and Democrats rejected a previously enacted book minimum tax due to its numerous flaws and negative effects. From the … Continue Reading


January 28, 2022

Young Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Reverse Unjust National Liver Distribution Policy

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recently joined a group of Republican senators in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging the administration to reverse its flawed national liver distribution policy, which is disproportionately harmful to patients in Indiana and across the Midwest. "For many years, Members of the Senate have expressed serious concerns about the Department of Health and Human Services' contractor-driven … Continue Reading


January 26, 2022

Young Statement on Justice Breyer Retirement

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding reports that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire: "I encourage the President to select a well-qualified nominee with an unwavering commitment to upholding the Constitution and respecting our nation's system of checks and balances. I won't support a nominee who wants to legislate from the bench, which is not the role of a Supreme Court justice. I look forward to seeing who the President … Continue Reading


January 25, 2022

Young Launches “Beijing Behaving Badly” to Highlight Abuses by Chinese Communist Party as Olympics Approach

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) kicked off "Beijing Behaving Badly," a campaign during the ten days leading up to the Opening Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics that will highlight countless concerns surrounding the Chinese Communist Party. "The Opening Ceremonies for the 2022 Winter Olympics are just days away. Due to the Chinese Communist Party's record of human rights abuses, the United States - along with other nations - is imposing a diplomatic boycott. No … Continue Reading


January 21, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce National School Choice Week Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in introducing a resolution designating this week, January 23 through January 29, 2022, as National School Choice Week. "Educating the next generation is a priority for all Hoosiers. Families should be allowed to choose the type of education that best suits their children's needs. I'm proud to support National School Choice Week as we recognize and celebrate all kinds of learning opportunities for … Continue Reading


January 20, 2022

Young, Finance Republicans: Innovation-Killing Government Price Control Mandates Must Not Become Law

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee, including Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), to send a letter to Senate colleagues emphasizing the wide-ranging drawbacks of the drug price control mandates contained in the House-passed Build Back Better Act(BBBA). The senators note the tax-and-spending proposal includes a number of problematic drug pricing provisions that risk undermining biomedical innovation, exacerbating … Continue Reading


January 20, 2022

Young, Finance Republicans: Innovation-Killing Government Price Control Mandates Must Not Become Law

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee, including Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), to send a letter to Senate colleagues emphasizing the wide-ranging drawbacks of the drug price control mandates contained in the House-passed Build Back Better Act(BBBA). The senators note the tax-and-spending proposal includes a number of problematic drug pricing provisions that risk undermining biomedical innovation, exacerbating … Continue Reading


January 19, 2022

VIDEO: Young Joins Press Conference on Rising Tensions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee in a press conference to discuss the United States' response to ongoing tensions in Eastern Europe as Russia maintains at least 100,000 troops at the Ukrainian border. "Vladimir Putin has demonstrated over the last two decades in Crimea, in Eastern Ukraine, in Georgia that he has a voracious and massive appetite for territory, … Continue Reading


January 19, 2022

Young Receives “A+” Rating on Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life Scorecard

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced he received an "A+" rating on the Susan B. Anthony List's new National Pro-Life Scorecard. "I'm proud to be recognized by the Susan B. Anthony List with their highest rating of an A+ for my pro-life leadership in the Senate. Even during a time of division in our country, my record shows I will always stand up and fight for the unborn," said Senator Young. The scorecard took into account votes, cosponsorships, and letters … Continue Reading


January 14, 2022

Young, Wicker Applaud FMCSA Advancement of 18 to 21-Year-Old Truck Driver Pilot Program

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) applauded the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for advancing the 18 to 21-year-old truck driver pilot program. This program will allow 18 to 21-year-old truck drivers to operate in interstate commerce, as they currently do in intrastate commerce. The pilot program includes a number of safety requirements, such as advanced technology in trucks, an accompanying experienced driver, and the … Continue Reading


January 13, 2022

Young, Scott, Thune Introduce Bill to Combat Inflationary Spending

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the Inflation Prevention Act (IPA) that would help combat inflationary spending. Due to record government spending over the last two years, many Americans are facing rapidly rising costs of consumer goods. This bill would bar legislation that would be estimated to increase inflation until the year-over-year inflation rate drops below 4.5 percent. "Under the Biden inflation crisis, … Continue Reading


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

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