Press Releases

February 09, 2023

Young, Kaine, Bipartisan Group Introduce Bill to Repeal 1991 and 2002 AUMFs, Formally Ending Gulf and Iraq Wars

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA-12), Chip Roy (R-TX-21), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Tom Cole (R-OK-04) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to repeal the 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs), to formally end the Gulf and Iraq wars, and to reassert Congress' Constitutional role in deciding whether and when to send our servicemembers into harm's way. The 1991 and 2002 … Continue Reading

February 08, 2023

Young, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Promote Peaceful Resolution to the Tibet-China Conflict

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) joined Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA-02) and Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) in introducing bipartisan, bicameral legislation to strengthen the United States’ policy to promote dialogue between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Dalai Lama toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict between Tibet and the PRC.   The Promoting a Resolution to the … Continue Reading

February 08, 2023

Young, Coons Introduce Bill to Counter Economic Coercion of Allies and Partners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) reintroduced the Countering Economic Coercion Act of 2023 to provide meaningful support to partners and allies facing economic bullying and retaliation from foreign adversaries. The bill would equip the president with new tools to reduce the impact of economic coercion by strengthening trade and commerce ties with partners on an expedited basis. As some nations around the world continue to deploy … Continue Reading

February 07, 2023

Young Announces State of the Union Guest: Purdue President Dr. Mung Chiang

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced that Purdue University President Dr. Mung Chiang will attend tonight's State of the Union address as his guest. On January 1, 2023, Dr. Chiang became the thirteenth President of Purdue University. He previously served as the Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Purdue and the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering. Dr. Chiang also previously served as the Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. … Continue Reading

February 06, 2023

Young, Baldwin Reintroduce Bill to Ensure American Students Remain Globally Competitive

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)last week reintroduced their Advancing International and Foreign Language Education Act. This bipartisan legislation will ensure that American students have access to quality international and foreign language education programs that meet the needs of our nation and help our students remain globally competitive. "Our higher education institutions must train students to be globally competitive, and that starts … Continue Reading

February 03, 2023

Senators Young, Casey, Capito Reintroduce Bill to Support Child Care Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) re-introduced their Early Educators Apprenticeship Act to support apprenticeships in early childhood education. Apprenticeships are an innovative way to address the challenges of costly expenses and staffing that plague the child care industry due to lack of available educators. Increasing the number of quality child care educators will also help reduce the strains of child care costs … Continue Reading

February 03, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and 44 of his Senate colleagues introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state that allows concealed carry, while still abiding by that state's laws. "The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act will protect the constitutional rights of Hoosier gun owners by ensuring any individual who … Continue Reading

February 02, 2023

Young, Senators Formally Challenge Biden WOTUS Rule Through Congressional Review Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined all 48 of his Senate Republican colleagues in introducing a formal challenge to the Biden administration's Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule through a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval. The resolution comes after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new rule in December 2022 repealing the Navigable Waters … Continue Reading

February 01, 2023

Young Marks Two-Year Anniversary of Military Coup in Burma, Calls for Restoration of Democracy for Burmese People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On the two-year anniversary of the military coup in Burma, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, reaffirmed his commitment to condemning the coup and to standing with the Burmese people and their aspirations to restore democracy in their country. Since February 1, 2021, the Burmese military has engaged in mass atrocities, including by detaining over 13,000 people for exercising basic freedoms and killing over 2,800 … Continue Reading

February 01, 2023

Young, Murphy Reintroduce Bill to Protect American Workers, Limit Non-Compete Agreements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) today reintroduced the Workforce Mobility Act, bipartisan legislation to limit the use of non-compete agreements that negatively impact American workers. Senators Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) co-sponsored the legislation. Congressmen Scott Peters (D-Calif.) and Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) introduced the legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Almost one in five American workers - 30 million … Continue Reading

February 01, 2023

Young, Braun Introduce Bipartisan Challenge to President Biden's ESG Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) joined their colleagues in introducing a bipartisan challenge to President Biden's ESG rule which politicizes millions of Americans' retirement investments to favor far-left ideological preferences rather than getting the best returns for Americans. In November, President Biden instituted a rule that explicitly permits Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) retirement plan fiduciaries to consider … Continue Reading

February 01, 2023

Young Reintroduces SAVE Moms and Babies Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) reintroduced their Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babies Act to fight actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to broaden the use of chemical abortion drugs. The SAVE Moms and Babies Act would reinstate the in-person dispensing requirement for abortion drugs, preventing providers from distributing these drugs by mail or through telemedicine. This bill would also improve … Continue Reading

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

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