Press Releases

July 17, 2023

Young, Colleagues Bipartisan Resolution on Burma Advances in Senate

WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution last week authored by U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Susan Collins (D-Maine) that condemns the military coup in Burma and calls for a return to democratic governance and respect for civil liberties. The resolution makes clear that the Burmese military must be held accountable for engaging in mass atrocities, including detaining more than 10,000 people for the crime … Continue Reading

July 14, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce New Legislation To Declassify Government Records Related To UFOs & Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena – Modeled After JFK Assassination Records Collection Act – As An Amendment To NDAA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) are leading an amendment to theNational Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) – Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP) Disclosure Act of 2023 – along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) which would increase transparency around UAP and further open scientific research.  This legislation … Continue Reading

July 13, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Boost Career and Technical Education, Connect Hoosiers with Good Paying Jobs

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced the Data for American Jobs Act of 2023, bipartisan legislation to support career and technical education (CTE) and expand pathways to good-paying jobs. The legislation ensures that federal education data and research incorporates CTE to help improve states’ career readiness programs, meet the needs of the economy, and expand the skilled workforce.“Investing in … Continue Reading

July 12, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Restore Retirement Benefits for Delphi Salaried Retirees

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in introducing the Susan Muffley Act to restore retirement benefits to over 20,000 Delphi Salaried Retirees. After General Motors filed for bankruptcy during the Great Recession, the U.S. Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) assumed responsibility for the terminated benefits but could not pay an individual more than a statutory maximum benefit. Therefore, retirees experienced … Continue Reading

July 11, 2023

Young, Colleagues Meet With HRSA, CMS Officials to Discuss Organ Transplant Modernization and Reform

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) issued a statement following a roundtable meeting held with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Administrator Carole Johnson along with officials from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to discuss efforts to reform and modernize the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN)."Today bipartisan senators attended a meeting … Continue Reading

July 11, 2023

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Maximize CHIPS and Science Act While Maintaining Environmental Protection

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with U.S. Representatives Jen Kiggans (R-VA-02), Scott Peters (D-CA-50), Brandon Williams (R-NY-22), and Colin Allred (D-TX-32), introduced the Building Chips in America Act, which will maximize the opportunity to bring microchip manufacturing back to America while maintaining environmental protections for clean air and … Continue Reading

July 11, 2023

Ahead of HELP Committee Hearing on Superbugs, Young, Bennet Call on Congress to Pass Their PASTEUR Act

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) released the following statement ahead of a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on the effect of antimicrobial resistance on modern medicine:“Superbugs are expected to be the leading cause of death in the world by 2050. But right now, doctors and health care providers across the country don’t have the tools to fight back.“Our bipartisan, bicameral … Continue Reading

July 10, 2023

Bipartisan Legislation to Support Maritime Academy Students is Signed into Law

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation led by Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) to expand the age eligibility for the Maritime Administration’s Student Incentive Payment Program has been signed into law.The Changing Age-Determined Eligibility to Student Incentive Payments (CADETS) Act – which passed the Senate in May and passed the House … Continue Reading

July 05, 2023

Young Op-Ed: Free American workers from non-compete clauses

The following opinion column was originally published in The Hill on July 5, 2023. By Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) A recently released report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found the use of non-compete agreements is widespread throughout the U.S. labor market and restricts job mobility, lowers wages for workers, and discourages innovation. GAO found that workers’ job mobility is reduced in states that are more likely to enforce non-compete agreements, … Continue Reading

June 29, 2023

Young, Colleagues on Anniversary of Hong Kong Handover, National Security Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and a bipartisan group of senators released the following statement today marking the 26th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover and the 3rd anniversary of the Hong Kong “National Security Law.” “The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its acolytes in the Hong Kong government continue their campaign of repression in a once vibrant and international city. They have arrested … Continue Reading

June 26, 2023

Young Launches Housing Affordability Tour

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) is launching a Housing Affordability Tour this week to outline his legislative agenda to address the significant shortage of affordable housing options in the United States. For years, Senator Young has worked on housing affordability issues in Congress. This week, Senator Young will visit Columbus, Clarksville, Indianapolis, Kokomo, and Merrillville to discuss bills he has introduced to increase housing stock, lower costs, and … Continue Reading

June 24, 2023

Young, Colleagues Celebrate One-Year Dobbs Anniversary

WASHINGTON – On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade with its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The ruling made clear there was no constitutional right to take the life of an unborn child and returned the power to regulate abortion to the people and their elected representatives. This was a historic achievement for unborn life. To mark the occasion, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and a group of … Continue Reading

June 23, 2023

Young, Reed Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Civic Engagement and Promote Service

WASHINGTON – In an effort to bring Americans together through service to the nation and their fellow citizens, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) reintroduced legislation that would create a more coordinated approach to addressing military, national and public service needs. This legislation is based on the recommendations of the bipartisan National Commission on Military, National and Public Service to review the military selective service process and consider … Continue Reading

June 23, 2023

Young, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Require Congressional Vote on Any Iran Sanctions Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senator Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) in reintroducing the Iran Sanctions Relief Review Act (ISRRA), a bill to ensure that the President submits any sanctions relief relating to Iran for congressional review. The legislation would provide a backstop if the Executive Branch attempts to evade the legal requirements for congressional review of any agreement related to Iran’s nuclear program contained in the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review … Continue Reading

June 22, 2023

Young Sends Letter to SEC Chair Highlighting Steps Needed to Protect U.S. Economic, National Security from CCP Market Manipulation

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler outlining concerns related to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) manipulation of global financial markets and evasion of U.S. financial regulators. In light of these concerns, the letter also encourages the SEC to consider additional steps to protect American markets, shareholders, and our economic and national security.  American investors, fiduciaries, and … Continue Reading

June 22, 2023

Terre Haute Resident to Attend Indian Prime Minister’s Address

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced that Terre Haute resident Santhana Naidu will attend Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a joint session of Congress today. Naidu, Vice President for Communications and Marketing at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, was chosen by Senator Young to represent Rose-Hulman and in recognition of his service to Rotary International. “Santhana has put his talents to great use in the Wabash Valley, … Continue Reading

June 20, 2023

Young Recognizes Hoosier Students Who Completed Summer Internship

WASHINGTON – 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 with daily activities and special projects related to legislation, communications, and constituent services. The intern class included (from left) Catherine Zortman, a junior from Carmel attending the University of St. Andrews; Adam Akan, a sophomore from Dyer … Continue Reading

June 16, 2023

Young/Coons Op-Ed: Time To Fight Russia and China’s Economic Coercion

The following opinion column was originally published in The Messenger on June 16, 2023. By Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.)Around the world, autocratic states like China and Russia are using heavy-handed economic coercion to intimidate smaller countries and economies to get their way. As senators from both parties, we think we need to act to strengthen our nation’s ability to step up to this challenge.At the recent G-7 meeting in Japan, President Biden and the … Continue Reading

June 15, 2023

Bipartisan Legislation to Support Maritime Academy Students Heads to President to be Signed into Law

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation led by U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) to expand the age eligibility for the Maritime Administration’s Student Incentive Payment Program is headed to the President to be signed into law, after passing the U.S. House of Representatives.The Changing Age-Determined Eligibility to Student Incentive Payments (CADETS) … Continue Reading

June 15, 2023

Young, Khanna Host Deans from Leading Business Schools for Roundtable Conversation

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA-17) hosted a first-of-its-kind roundtable conversation with the deans of leading business schools from around the country. The conversation revolved around some of the most pressing issues at the forefront of business and governance, including the future of artificial intelligence, global health innovation, and sustainability practices.  Since World War II, the United States has led the … Continue Reading

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