Press Releases

January 27, 2021

Young Helps Reintroduce 20-Week Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and 42 other Senators to reintroduce the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The legislation would provide common-sense protections for unborn children at 20 weeks after fertilization, a point at which there is significant scientific evidence that abortion inflicts tremendous pain on the unborn. Senator Young was a cosponsor of this legislation in the last Congress. "It is unconscionable that … Continue Reading


January 27, 2021

Young, Hassan, Collins, Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act to Expand Job Opportunities and Strengthen Innovative Businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) reintroduced the bipartisan Gateway to Careers Act to help expand economic opportunity for hard-working Americans and support innovative businesses in need of a strong workforce. Despite the economic downturn from the pandemic, innovative businesses continue to face challenges in hiring the skilled workers they need to grow and thrive. Simultaneously, individuals looking … Continue Reading


January 26, 2021

Young Helps Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Award Officer Eugene Goodman with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and 33 Senate colleagues introduced legislation to award Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal to honor his heroic actions on January 6, 2021. Goodman confronted rioters in the Capitol, delaying their access to the Senate chamber and protecting the lives of those inside. "January 6th was a day that will not be forgotten. U.S. Capitol Police officers, including Officer Goodman, stepped up to protect the … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Young, Colleagues Introduce National School Choice Week Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced a resolution declaring this week as National School Choice Week. In a time when COVID-19 has severely limited access to quality education for many, parents across the country continue to recognize the importance of school choice. According to a new survey released by the American Federation for Children, 72% of K-12 parents who work full-time support school choice. "The education of our youth is a priority for … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Young, Rubio, Colleagues Re-introduce Constitutional Amendment To Keep Scotus At Nine Justices

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) reintroduced a constitutional amendment that would limit the Supreme Court of the United States to nine justices. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W. Va.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and John Cornyn (R-Texas) joined in reintroducing the constitutional amendment, which was first introduced … Continue Reading


January 25, 2021

Young, Van Hollen Release Joint Statement on Biden Administration’s Action on New START Extension

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the following statement regarding the Biden Administration's efforts to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russdia. The treaty, which is set to expire on February 5, 2021, imposes limits on the strategic nuclear arsenals of the United States and Russia. In August 2019,Senators Young and Van Hollen introduced bipartisan legislation to extend New START until 2026. More … Continue Reading


January 22, 2021

Young, Cardin Introduce Combating Global Corruption Act to Make Anti-Corruption a National Security Priority

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), both members of the Senate Finance and Senate Foreign Relations committees, re-introduced today the Combatting Global Corruption Act (S. 14), bipartisan legislation that would raise the profile of efforts to fight international corruption by making it an American national security priority. "Global corruption is often at the root of conflict, humanitarian suffering, and political crises. In places like Afghanistan, … Continue Reading


January 20, 2021

PHOTOS: Young Attends Inauguration with the Adjutant General of Indiana

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today attended the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the United States Capitol. Brigadier General R. Dale Lyles, the Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, joined Senator Young as his guest for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. "The peaceful transfer of power is an essential component of the Americanexperiment. Witnessing this uniquely American tradition once again reminded me of the immense … Continue Reading


January 15, 2021

Young Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released the following statement ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "This year, Dr. Martin Luther King's life and legacy are especially poignant and inspiring. Through trial and tribulation, his words and deeds remind us of our duty to more perfectly unify, to more perfectly realize his beautiful Dream. Over the last year, Americans of all colors and creeds have struggled to reclaim control over their lives and remain part of intimate … Continue Reading


January 14, 2021

Young, Colleagues: Stop Illegal PPP Loans to Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 29 other Senators on a letter urging U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza to prevent Planned Parenthood affiliates from receiving illegal loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as they did last year. "An equally urgent task is to ensure Planned Parenthood affiliates do not receive additional PPP loans intended for struggling small businesses and non-profits. We therefore urge you to … Continue Reading


January 11, 2021

Young Condemns Houthi Designation in Yemen

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the below statement regarding the Trump Administration's decision to designate the Houthi movement in Yemen as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. Senator Young has previously cautioned against this designation. "Our foreign policy approach in Yemen should be governed by two overarching questions: First, are we living up to our principles by helping to ease the suffering of the innocent in Yemen? Second, are we helping to advance our … Continue Reading


January 10, 2021

Young Op-Ed: We Are Not Enemies, We Are Americans

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young wrote an op-ed in The Times of Northwest Indiana regarding the events of this week and the healing that must take place in the United States. "No doubt, politics are important - but increasingly we see those who vote differently than us not as fellow Americans with different opinions, but instead as adversaries with the worst intentions. We must not define ourselves or our fellow citizens by how we vote. Let us step back, take a breath and keep … Continue Reading


January 07, 2021

Young Helps Secure Nearly $173 Million to Complete South Shore Line Double Track Project

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today announced that after years of work, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to award the nearly $173 million plus in federal funding needed to complete the South Shore Line Double Track Project. In August, the FTA announced it would allocate $50.6 million to the South Shore Line Double Track Project. The FTA has now announced its intent to award the additional funding requested by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation … Continue Reading


January 06, 2021

Young Statement on Electoral College Certification

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding today's joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College results as required by the Constitution: "As Congress meets to formally receive the votes of the Electoral College, I will uphold my Constitutional duty and certify the will of the states as presented. The people voted and the Electoral College voted. Congress must fulfill its role in turn. "Like so many of my patriotic constituents … Continue Reading


December 23, 2020

VIDEO: Young Wishes Hoosiers a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season

Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's full remarks. WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today released a video message to wish Hoosiers a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season. "From the healthcare heroes to the frontline workers. From the teachers to the scientists who developed a safe and effective vaccine in record time. The American spirit has prevailed during this difficult time. I'm proud of the strength and resiliency displayed by Hoosiers this … Continue Reading


December 22, 2020

Coronavirus Information for Hoosiers

***Click HERE for the latest information from the CDC***Coronavirus Relief Included in Year-End Government Funding Package On December 22, 2020, Senator Young voted in favor of H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, a comprehensive year-end bill that includes coronavirus relief and funding for the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2021. This package provides assistance to essential workers, small businesses, and unemployed Americans, and provides additional … Continue Reading


December 22, 2020

Young Votes to Pass Year-End Coronavirus Relief and Government Funding Package

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) voted in favor of H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, a comprehensive year-end bill that includes coronavirus relief and funding for the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2021. The legislative package passed the Senate on a 92-6 vote and now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law. "Struggling Hoosier businesses, communities, frontline workers, and families have waited too long for this … Continue Reading


December 18, 2020

Young, Booker Joint Bipartisan Statement Regarding the Conflict in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), both members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent conflict in Ethiopia: "The conflict in Ethiopia remains far from over, despite Prime Minister Abiy's claim that military operations are complete. We are deeply concerned by reports of Eritrean refugees in Tigray being killed, abducted and forcibly returned to Eritrea by Eritrean forces, as well … Continue Reading


December 17, 2020

Senator Young’s Office Helps Record Number of Hoosiers in 2020

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young and his staff set records for the number of constituents represented in cases before federal agencies this year, serving more than 2,000 Hoosiers and returning more than $4 million owed to Hoosiers by various government entities. Since assuming office in 2017, Senator Young has helped 5,131 Hoosiers recover $11,378,394 from federal agencies. This year alone, the office has resolved 2,014 cases, resulting in $4,169,730 returned to Hoosiers. The office … Continue Reading


December 16, 2020

Young’s Bill to Improve Maternal Health and Close the Digital Divide Passes Senate

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Senate passed U.S. Senator Todd Young's (R-Ind.) Data Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act to improve maternal health and address Indiana's high maternal mortality rates. The 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 … Continue Reading

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