Press Releases

July 27, 2022

Young Statement on Passage of China Competitiveness Legislation

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after the Senate passed his China competitiveness legislation: "It's time to go on the offensive, and that is exactly what this legislation, which has gone by many names - from the Endless Frontier Act to the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act to CHIPS-Plus - will do," said Senator Young. "This bill will unleash private sector innovation while significantly boosting federal national security investments. It's … Continue Reading


July 27, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses His China Competitiveness Legislation on the Senate Floor Ahead of Final Vote

**Click here or the image above to watch** WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senate floor just beforethe final vote on his China competitiveness legislation. Senator Young first introduced the legislation in 2020 and has been working to pass it since then. Excerpts of his remarks are below: "It's time to go on the offensive. And that is exactly what this legislation, which has gone by many names - from the Endless Frontier Act to the U.S. Innovation … Continue Reading


July 26, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses His China Competitiveness Legislation on Bloomberg TV

**Click here or the image above to watch** WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Bloomberg TV to discuss his China competitiveness bill. The Senate voted 64-32 this morning to advance the legislation, setting up a vote on final passage tomorrow. Excerpts of Senator Young's comments are below: "After over a year of working on this package, Congress has finally come together. We've done the right thing after exhausting all other opportunities. And we're passing … Continue Reading


July 26, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses His China Competitiveness Legislation on CNBC’s Squawk Box

**Click here or the image above to watch** WASHINGTON -- This morning, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss how the passage of his China competitiveness bill will invest in and expand American research and development in key technology areas and enhance our national security. A procedural vote to advance the legislation will occur later today in the U.S. Senate. Excerpts of Senator Young's comments are below: "We source all of our high-end computer … Continue Reading


July 21, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses Housing Crisis, Legislation to Increase Affordable Housing Nationwide

WASHINGTON -- During a Senate Finance Committee hearing yesterday, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) discussed the impact of the affordable housing crisis on Indiana communities and the importance of passing the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act he introducedwith Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.). Senator Young shared concerns from Hoosiers about the affordable housing crisis. "I have to tell you, as I travel across the state of Indiana, I hear from every community about the … Continue Reading


July 21, 2022

Young Joins Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Starvation as a Weapon of War Passes the Senate

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and James Risch (R-Idaho)?announced that their bipartisan Senate resolution condemning the use of starvation and hunger as weapons of war has passed the Senate unanimously. In May, the senators introduced their resolution not only condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war, but also recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and … Continue Reading


July 19, 2022

Young, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen Innovative Higher Ed Financing Tool for Students

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Chris Coons (D-Del.) reintroduced the ISA Student Protection Act to support an innovative financing tool for students pursuing postsecondary education. The bipartisan bill would protect students by applying strong consumer protections to Income Share Agreements (ISAs).ISAs provide opportunities for students to design financial aid best suited to their needs based on their future income and … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

Young, Coons Introduce Bill to Counter Economic Coercion of Allies

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced the Countering Economic Coercion Act of 2022 to provide meaningful support to partners and allies facing economic pressure and retaliation from foreign adversaries. The bill equips 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 punitive and … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses Impact of Inflation on Hoosier Families

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, spoke at a press conference about the impact of historically high inflation on Hoosier families. Yesterday, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release showed inflation surging to 9.1 percent year over year in June, the biggest yearly increase since 1981. Video of Young's remarks is available here. The full press conference is available here. Excerpts of Young's remarks are below: "I know the Biden … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses Border Crisis, New Illegal Migration Report

**Click here or the image above to watch** WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today joined fellow committee members to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border and their recently released report entitled "Biden's Border Crisis: Examining Policies that Encourage Illegal Migration."The report highlights how the Biden Administration is undermining U.S. efforts to reduce illegal migration and jeopardizing U.S. security. … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

Young Introduces Judge Doris L. Pryor, Nominee for Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, During Judiciary Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today introduced U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Indiana Doris L. Pryor during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Judge Pryor has been nominated to serve on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes the state of Indiana. During his remarks, Young spoke about Judge Pryor's background and outlined why he supports her nomination. Young's full remarks are below: "Thank you, Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Grassley, and … Continue Reading


July 13, 2022

Young Statement on Historically High Inflation

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee,today issued the following statement after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release showed inflation surging to 9.1 percent year over year in June: "This report confirms what Hoosiers already know: the impact of President Biden's inflation crisis is being felt in ways big and small. Hoosier families are paying more for everyday necessities, like utilities, gas, groceries, and housing. Inflation is forcing … Continue Reading


July 01, 2022

Senator Young Recognizes Hoosier Students Interning in Washington this Summer

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recognized Hoosier students who participated in the first session of his summer internship program in Washington, D.C. The students assisted legislative and communications staff with daily activities and special projects. The intern class included [as pictured from left to right] Alex Kukura, a junior at Indiana University from Westfield; Jared Smith, a recent graduate of Taylor University from Upland; Sui Len Par, a junior at Indiana … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

Young, Colleagues Demand Action from Biden Administration Against TikTok

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen demanding answers about actions the Biden administration is taking to combat the national security risks associated with TikTok, a social media platform developed and owned by Chinese company ByteDance Ltd. In part, the senators wrote, "The Biden Administration has seemingly done … Continue Reading


June 24, 2022

Young Statement on Dobbs Decision

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization to uphold Mississippi's law protecting life and overturn Roe v. Wade: "Today is a monumental day for the protection of life in America and a defining moment for our nation. Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided, and the Supreme Court has corrected a historic injustice. "The American people will now have the opportunity, … Continue Reading


June 23, 2022

Young Statement on Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act: "I have always been a strong supporter and defender of the Second Amendment, and I am committed to protecting the constitutional rights of law-abiding Hoosiers. "As I reviewed this proposal, I consulted with law enforcement officials, gun owners, Second Amendment experts, educators, and mental health professionals. After careful consideration, I support this … Continue Reading


June 23, 2022

Young Joins Bicameral Joint Statement Calling on Biden Administration to Reverse its Plan to Circumvent U.S. Law and Create an Unofficial U.S. Consulate to the Palestinians in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON-U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) joined more than 80 Members of Congress in releasing a bicameral joint statement, calling on the Biden Administration to reverse course on its plan to erode the full and faithful implementation of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 by moving the Palestinian Affairs Unit (PAU) out of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel's reporting chain of command and renaming the PAU the "U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs" that would serve as an … Continue Reading


June 23, 2022

Young’s Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Starvation as a Weapon of War Passes Senate Foreign Relations Committee

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Jeff Merkley (R-Ore.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), John Thune (R-S.D.), and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) applauded the unanimous committee passage of their bipartisan Senate resolution condemning the use of starvation and hunger as weapons of war. "It is time for the United States to hold those who use food as a weapon of war accountable for their horrific actions," said Senator Young. "From Yemen to Ukraine, the world's most … Continue Reading


June 23, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2022

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) unveiled new legislation to reauthorize the Peace Corps for the first time in over two decades. The bipartisan Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2022 proposes to increase Volunteers' health care coverage, statutorily raise Volunteers' readjustment allowance, expedite return-to-service opportunities for those impacted by COVID-19 … Continue Reading


June 22, 2022

Young, Colleagues Publish SFRC Report on Biden Administration Policies Exacerbating Border Crisis

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) joined Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) in publishing a report entitled "Biden's Border Crisis: Examining Policies that Encourage Illegal Migration," that highlights how the Biden Administration is undermining U.S. efforts to reduce illegal migration and jeopardizing U.S. security. "The Biden … Continue Reading

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