Press Releases

April 04, 2022

Young Statement on Biden Administration Lifting Title 42 Border Policy

WASHINGTON -Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the Biden administration's announcement that as of May 23 it will no longer use Title 42, a public health policy regulation, to block illegal immigrants from entering the United States: "Despite warnings from both Republicans and Democrats about a surge in border crossings if Title 42 is lifted, the Biden administration announced it is eliminating one of the last remaining tools in our toolbox to … Continue Reading


April 01, 2022

Young Addresses Continued Inadequate Treasury Engagement on International Tax Negotiations

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senate Finance Committee Republicans again in writing U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to highlight the lack of engagement with Congress on its international tax agreement. The senators note Treasury has consistently failed to consult Congress in any meaningful way, nor has it provided the requested data and analysis necessary for Congress to properly evaluate the effect of its agreement on the U.S. business community … Continue Reading


April 01, 2022

Young Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement on Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson: "After carefully reviewing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's judicial record and statements, I will not be supporting her nomination. The role of a Supreme Court justice is to apply the law as written and uphold the Constitution, not legislate from the bench. Both Judge Jackson's record and testimony during her confirmation hearings indicate that she does … Continue Reading


March 30, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses Growing Crisis at Southern Border

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke at a press conference today about the growing crisis at the southern border. "In the 1990s, I had an opportunity to serve on the southern border as a U.S. Marine. At the time, I couldn't imagine that the border security challenges we experienced then could grow even worse. But that's what we have today. "The 2020 Census registered the population of Marion County, Indiana at 977,000 Hoosiers. This week, we learned that within the next few … Continue Reading


March 30, 2022

Young, Rubio Send Letter to Biden Admin Sounding the Alarm on Chinese Firm Didi’s Access to Sensitive Data

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler warning of the risk posed by Didi Chuxing, a ride-hailing platform with concerning links to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Didi Chuxing has expanded its presence in a number of countries around the world, including in key ally nations. The CCP is … Continue Reading


March 28, 2022

Young, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Shortage of Mental Health Providers in Schools

WASHINGTON - Last week, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced the Mental Health Excellence in Schools Act to address the shortage of mental health providers in schools by authorizing the Department of Education to partner with higher education institutions to help cover students' costs at relevant graduate programs. The bipartisan legislation would boost the pipeline of graduate students trained to become … Continue Reading


March 24, 2022

Young, Colleagues Urge Administration to Help Unite Ukrainian Children With American Adoptive Families

WASHINGTON - This week, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on a bipartisan letter to the Biden Administration urging immediate action to unite Ukrainian children going through the adoption process with American adoptive or host families. The lawmakers specifically called on the Biden Administration to identify the approximately 300 Ukrainian children waiting to join American adoptive or host families and work with the Ukrainian … Continue Reading


March 23, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses High Gas Prices During Press Conference

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about the pain Hoosiers are feeling at the pump during a press conference today. "We know what the only real and lasting solutions are. We need to increase American energy production. This means eliminating regulations, not adding to them, so that we can increase production here domestically. It means expediting permits [to] bring more capacity online. It means encouraging new, private sector investments. If we don't take these … Continue Reading


March 23, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses High Gas Prices During Press Conference

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about the pain Hoosiers are feeling at the pump during a press conference today. "We know what the only real and lasting solutions are. We need to increase American energy production. This means eliminating regulations, not adding to them, so that we can increase production here domestically. It means expediting permits [to] bring more capacity online. It means encouraging new, private sector investments. If we don't take these … Continue Reading


March 23, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Expand Child Care Options for Families

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) introduced the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Reauthorization Act of 2022, legislation to build on Congress' 30-year record of bipartisan work to support and enhance child care programs across the nation. This legislation, which serves as an alternative approach to the overbearing child care proposals Democrats pushed in their reckless tax and spending bill, would … Continue Reading


March 22, 2022

Young Joins Finance Committee Republicans to Ask Yellen for Update on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy, and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, along with all other Finance Committee Republicans, sent a letter requesting U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Yellen provide an update on the status of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds reports, which by law are to be issued annually by April 1. The reports … Continue Reading


March 21, 2022

Young, Kaine Bill to Promote Health Care Provider Mental Health Becomes Law

WASHINGTON - On Friday, President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act into law. Introduced by U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), the comprehensive legislation will help reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care professionals. "Throughout the pandemic, our frontline workers put their health on the line each and every day so that Hoosier communities could stay safe … Continue Reading


March 21, 2022

VIDEO: Young Joins Commerce Secretary, Bipartisan National Security Experts for Discussion on Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, USICA

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo in a bipartisan panel discussion about the national security imperative of incentivizing domestic semiconductor manufacturing and moving forward with his United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) as it approaches a formal conference committee in the coming weeks. Senator Young and Secretary Raimondo were joined by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) and former national … Continue Reading


March 21, 2022

VIDEO: Young Joins Commerce Secretary, Bipartisan National Security Experts for Discussion on Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, USICA

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo in a bipartisan panel discussion about the national security imperative of incentivizing domestic semiconductor manufacturing and moving forward with his United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) as it approaches a formal conference committee in the coming weeks. Senator Young and Secretary Raimondo were joined by Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) and former national … Continue Reading


March 18, 2022

Young Named to National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) has been appointed by Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-Okla) to a national commission that will shape Department of Defense activities regarding biotechnology. The National Security Commission on Emerging Biotechnology was established by Sec. 1091 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). It will conduct a thorough review of advances in emerging biotechnology, provide an interim … Continue Reading


March 17, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce Bill To Prevent Russia-China Finance Coordination

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) introduced the Crippling Unhinged Russian Belligerence and Chinese Involvement in Putin's Schemes (CURB CIPS) Act to sanction Chinese financial institutions that conduct transactions with any Russian financial institutions using alternative financial messaging systems to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT). Specifically, sanctions would apply to any Chinese … Continue Reading


March 17, 2022

VIDEO: Senator Young Questions IUPUI Professor Dr. Una Osili on Philanthropy

WASHINGTON - Dr. Una Osili, the Efroymson Chair at Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, testified today before the Senate Finance Committee. U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the committee, asked Dr. Osili about ways the State of Indiana is leading the way in philanthropy. "Dr. Osili is a leading expert on charitable giving, both domestically and across borders," Senator Young said. "As we examine the state of our non-profit sector in 2022 in the midst of … Continue Reading


March 16, 2022

VIDEO: Young Reacts to President Zelensky’s Address to Congress

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke at a press conference following Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky's address to a joint session of Congress this morning. "Ukrainian pilots need aircraft to fly. There are MiGs we know in Poland, there are MiGs that, working with our NATO allies, we can expeditiously transfer to the Ukrainian Army and Air Force and ensure that they have the wherewithal to defend themselves. That's all that President Zelensky is asking for. So let's … Continue Reading


March 14, 2022

Young Joins Call to Urge IRS to Address Ongoing Concerns and Processing Delays

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues, including Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), in a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig that reiterates ongoing concerns and urges the IRS to provide much needed relief as the agency struggles to address customer service and processing issues. The IRS's lack of action is causing unnecessary confusion, as the current tax filing season is underway. "We remain concerned that the … Continue Reading


March 14, 2022

Young, Colleagues Tell President Biden: An Iran Agreement Without Broad Congressional Support Will Not Survive

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and 48 Republican Senators today told the Biden Administration they will not support a new agreement with Iran which, according to public reports, will weaken sanctions on Iran's support for terror groups and lessen restrictions on Iran's nuclear program."According to press reports, the Biden Administration may soon conclude an agreement with Iran to provide substantial sanctions relief in exchange for merely short-term limitations on Iran's … Continue Reading

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