Press Releases

February 07, 2020

Young Releases Video Featuring SOTU Guest and Gold Star Mother Sandy Terwiske

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released a video featuring his guest to this year's State of the Union, Gold Star mother Sandy Terwiske from Jasper, Indiana. Sandy Terwiske's son, Lance Corporal Alec Terwiske, was killed in action in September 2012 by an improvised explosive device while serving in the Marines in Afghanistan. Since then, Senator Young has worn a bracelet in honor of Alec. "I said when you wear this, just promise that you will think of Alec and all the … Continue Reading


February 04, 2020

Young Reacts to State of the Union

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding tonight's State of the Union address:"Tonight, President Trump delivered an optimistic message about the great successes we have achieved over the last three years and the work that remains in order to keep America strong."Spurred by lower taxes, fewer regulations, and emerging trade deals, we are poised to continue this period of economic growth. More people are working than ever, and this economic surge is … Continue Reading


February 04, 2020

Young Announces State of the Union Guest: Gold Star Mother Sandy Terwiske

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced that Gold Star mother Sandy Terwiske from Jasper, Indiana, will attend tonight's State of the Union address as his guest. Sandy Terwiske's son, Lance Corporal Alec Terwiske, was killed in action in September 2012 by an improvised explosive device while serving in the Marines in Afghanistan. Senator Young wears a bracelet in honor of Alec, and following last year's State of the Union, Senator Young gave President Trump one of … Continue Reading


February 03, 2020

Senator Young: I Will Vote to Acquit the President

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the impeachment trial and his intent to vote to acquit: "As a United States Senator, I swore an oath to uphold the Constitution and serve as an impartial juror. After hearing all counsel arguments and reviewing all evidence in the record, including 17 witnesses, 192 witness video clips, and 28,578 pages of evidence, procedural rules, and Constitutional concerns, I will vote to acquit the … Continue Reading


January 31, 2020

Young Votes to Oppose Additional Witnesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding his vote to oppose additional witnesses in the impeachment trial: "It would establish a dangerous precedent if the Senate were to fix defective articles of impeachment. If the House felt that additional witnesses and evidence were necessary to prove their case, they should have pursued these legal disputes in the courts to protect the rights of the accused. This is exactly what our Founding Fathers' … Continue Reading


January 29, 2020

Young, Merkley Make Bipartisan Push for WHO to Declare Coronavirus Emergency

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) today urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the international coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). Young and Merkley serve as the top Senators on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's subcommittee that oversees multilateral institutions, including the WHO. Declaring the outbreak a public health emergency would enable the WHO to issue trade and travel … Continue Reading


January 29, 2020

Young Applauds POTUS Signing of USMCA Trade Deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementation Act: "Now that President Trump has signed the USMCA Implementation Act into law, Hoosiers have the certainty needed to grow businesses, create jobs and increase exports. Over 60,000 manufacturing jobs in Indiana are directly tied to trade with our closest neighbors, and our 94,000 farmers will be able to … Continue Reading


January 24, 2020

Young Commends 47th Annual March for Life

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the 47th annual March for Life. "As hundreds of Hoosiers come to Capitol Hill to show their support for the unborn, it is clear that Hoosiers are united behind our most fundamental right - the right to life" said Senator Young. "Last year, Indiana saw just how important it is to protect innocent life when more than 2,200 fetal remains were discovered in the home of the late Indiana abortionist Dr. Ulrich … Continue Reading


January 17, 2020

Young Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the following statement in advance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will forever be remembered as a great American hero, a custodian of hope, and a man of peace who challenged our nation to love one another and live up to our founding principles. Along with countless others who bravely led the Civil Rights Movement, his words helped us become a more perfect union," said Senator Young. "This Martin … Continue Reading


January 16, 2020

Young Votes to Pass USMCA, A Win for American Workers and Farmers

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementation Act. The trade agreement passed on an 89-10 vote."House Democrats held up USMCA for over a year. During that time, tens of thousands of Hoosier jobs supported by exports to Canada and Mexico have been on the line. Today, the Senate passed this historic trade agreement and marked a win for American workers," said Senator Young. "This agreement is finally able to … Continue Reading


January 15, 2020

Young Statement on Impeachment Process

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding articles of impeachment being transmitted to the Senate: "The far-left has been desperate to get rid of President Trump since day one, and that has been made abundantly clear throughout this process. Now that the articles are being delivered and a trial will be held in the Senate, I will uphold my duty as an impeachment juror and carefully evaluate the legal arguments. I hope this process can be … Continue Reading


January 15, 2020

Young Helps Introduce Bill to Improve Maternal Health

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) introduced the Data Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act, bipartisan legislation that would utilize data mapping to show where high rates of poor maternal health outcomes overlap with lack of access to broadband services in order to help identify where improved access to telehealth services can be most effective. "Indiana has one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the … Continue Reading


January 14, 2020

VIDEO: Young Applauds Recent Jobs Report

Click here or the image above to watch Senator Young's remarks. WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) highlighted the latest jobs report during the Senate Republican leadership press conference. "Friday's Jobs Report provided some more good news for the people of Indiana and all across America. Let me read some brief numbers here. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent in December - 145,000 new jobs were added - wages continued to grow and are up nearly three … Continue Reading


January 14, 2020

Senator Young Will Vote Against Politically Charged Kaine Resolution, but Reiterates Support for Congressional Oversight of Use of Military Force

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today announced he will vote against moving forward on a politically charged version of Senator Tim Kaine's (D-Va.) war powers resolution in order to continue working on revisions. Senator Young and Senator Kaine are working together to develop a revised war powers resolution, which removes political language and addresses the need for more Congressional oversight of military action. Senator Young made the following statement: "There is no … Continue Reading


January 07, 2020

VIDEO: Young: Senate Republicans Committed to Getting Substantive Work Done

Click here or the image above to watch Senator Young's remarks. WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about his top priorities for 2020 during the weekly Senate Republican leadership press conference. "Hoosiers, like so many other Americans, want us to get substantive work done… So, my priorities moving forward are going to be to deal with lowering healthcare costs, making sure that housing is more affordable for rank-and-file Americans, that higher … Continue Reading


January 07, 2020

Young Votes Yes, USMCA Sails Through Committee

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted to advance the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Implementation Actduring a U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing today. The bill passed out of the committee on a 25-3 vote. It must then come before the full Senate for consideration before it can be ratified. "I am pleased that we have come to this moment in the Finance Committee. It's taken a bit longer than many of us would have liked and I hope in the future trade … Continue Reading


January 06, 2020

ICYMI: Indiana's Todd Young offers his priorities for 2020

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - In an op-ed for the South Bend Tribunethis weekend, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) outlined his priorities for 2020, including passing the USMCA trade agreement, confirming more constitutionalist judges, lowering health care costs, addressing the housing affordability crisis, and promoting innovative solutions for financing higher education. Read Senator Young's full op-ed hereand below. Views from the Senate: Indiana's Todd Young offers his priorities for … Continue Reading


January 03, 2020

Young Statement on Death of Qasem Soleimani

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Qasem Soleimani: "Qasem Soleimani was a terrorist mastermind who was responsible for the murder of hundreds of Americans. Under his command, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps brought death and destruction across the Middle East - and beyond. Last night, justice was delivered. The President's maximum pressure campaign against Iran has always been about pushing Iran's leaders, … Continue Reading


December 23, 2019

VIDEO: Young Wishes all Hoosiers a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released a video message to wish Hoosiers a merry Christmas and reflect on the accomplishments in 2019. "Jenny and I want to wish all Hoosiers a very merry Christmas and happy Holidays. From Gary to Evansville, Terre Haute to Richmond, Hoosiers have a whole lot to celebrate this year," said Senator Young in the video. "With so much success in 2019, I look forward to continue to build on these accomplishments and create new … Continue Reading


December 20, 2019

Senator Young Recaps 2019 Visits, Efforts in Hoosier Farm Country

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young today recapped the various farm and agribusiness stops he made in Indiana throughout 2019 as well as legislative action. His advocacy in Washington included promoting trade, supporting relief from severe weather, and fighting for the Indiana aquaculture industry. "It was a difficult year in the fields, and I worked hand in hand with farmers to get needed clarity from the federal government. Hoosier farmers need access to open markets, senseless barriers … Continue Reading

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