Press Releases

February 09, 2022

VIDEO: Young Delivers Remarks on Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan at Foreign Relations Subcommittee Hearing

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, delivered opening remarks during the Subcommittee's hearing on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. In his remarks, Senator Young discussed the fallout from the Biden Administration's failed withdrawal from Afghanistan, the resulting Taliban takeover, and how the international community should respond … Continue Reading


February 09, 2022

VIDEO: Young Discusses Rising Crime Rates, Urges Support for Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a press conference to discuss rising crime rates across the nation and urge support for law enforcement officers. "In 2018, I had the opportunity to walk the streets of Indianapolis with a number of concerned citizens and some clergy leadership - leaders of the nonprofit Ten Point Coalition of Indianapolis. "In 2018, there were 178 Hoosiers who lost their lives in Indianapolis through homicide. Just three years later, we saw … Continue Reading


February 08, 2022

VIDEO: Young Holds China Accountable as Olympics Continue in Beijing

"If behaving badly was an Olympic competition, China would take the gold, silver and bronze," - Sen. Young. WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senate floor about how the world cannot overlook the bad behavior of the Chinese Communist Party as China hosts the 2022 Winter Olympics. "A nation is hosting a storied athletic competition, but that nation erases its own athletes for telling embarrassing truths about its government. "The history, distant and … Continue Reading


February 07, 2022

Young, Cortez Masto Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Coverage of Telehealth Services for Seniors

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced bipartisan legislation to extend Medicare enrollees' access to telehealth services no matter where they reside. "The telehealth flexibilities put in place by Congress during the early days of the COVID pandemic played a critical role in allowing the most vulnerable Hoosiers to access care safely. As Congress evaluates which changes to make permanent, many of these flexibilities are set to … Continue Reading


February 04, 2022

Young Statement on House Passage of America COMPETES Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), the lead Republican sponsor of the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA), today issued the following statement regarding House passage of the America COMPETES Act: "Throughout our nation's history, Republicans and Democrats have worked together on critical national security issues. In that tradition, last year the Senate followed regular order and an open process to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act with strong … Continue Reading


February 04, 2022

Young, Colleagues Fight to Stop Resurrection of Biden-Obama WOTUS Overreach

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined the entire Senate Republican Conference in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to suspend the pending rulemaking to redefine the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), specifically "waters of the United States" (WOTUS), until the U.S. Supreme Court completes its consideration of Sackett v. EPA, a case that is expected to have major implications on CWA scope and … Continue Reading


February 04, 2022

Young, Colleagues Fight to Stop Resurrection of Biden-Obama WOTUS Overreach

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined the entire Senate Republican Conference in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to suspend the pending rulemaking to redefine the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), specifically "waters of the United States" (WOTUS), until the U.S. Supreme Court completes its consideration of Sackett v. EPA, a case that is expected to have major implications on CWA scope and … Continue Reading


February 03, 2022

Young, Senators Ask DHS Secretary Why Taxpayer Dollars are Flying Illegal Immigrants Around the Country

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and a group of Republican senators today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas regarding the movement of dangerous illegal immigrants from the border for release into law-abiding American communities. According to recent reports, ICE has been releasing large numbers of dangerous single adult illegal immigrants into our American communities. After being processed en masse at makeshift border … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Young, Senators Raise Concerns with IRS Identity Verification Measures

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and members of the Senate Finance Committee are raising serious concerns with the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) announcement of a major expansion of its collaboration with ID.me, a website that permits individuals to prove their legal identity online, that would require taxpayers to have an ID.me account to access key IRS online resources. In order to register with ID.me, taxpayers will need to submit to ID.me an extensive collection of personal … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Senate Marks Anniversary of Military Coup in Burma by Passing Young, Cardin Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), both members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, welcomed Senate approval last night of their resolution (S. Res. 35) condemning the military coup that took place February 1, 2021, in Burma. Originally introduced days after the military takeover, the senators renewed their resolution's call for "those elected to serve in parliament to resume their duties without impediment." Senators Young and Cardin have also … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Young, Finance Committee Members: Congress Should Close the Book on the Failed Book Minimum Tax

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee urged Senate colleagues to reconsider efforts to implement a tax on financial statement income of U.S. companies, or a "book minimum tax," detailing the problematic and unaddressed issues that have resulted from such proposals in the past. As the senators note, Republicans and Democrats rejected a previously enacted book minimum tax due to its numerous flaws and negative effects. From the … Continue Reading


February 02, 2022

Young, Finance Committee Members: Congress Should Close the Book on the Failed Book Minimum Tax

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee urged Senate colleagues to reconsider efforts to implement a tax on financial statement income of U.S. companies, or a "book minimum tax," detailing the problematic and unaddressed issues that have resulted from such proposals in the past. As the senators note, Republicans and Democrats rejected a previously enacted book minimum tax due to its numerous flaws and negative effects. From the … Continue Reading


January 28, 2022

Young Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Reverse Unjust National Liver Distribution Policy

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recently joined a group of Republican senators in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging the administration to reverse its flawed national liver distribution policy, which is disproportionately harmful to patients in Indiana and across the Midwest. "For many years, Members of the Senate have expressed serious concerns about the Department of Health and Human Services' contractor-driven … Continue Reading


January 26, 2022

Young Statement on Justice Breyer Retirement

WASHINGTON - Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding reports that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire: "I encourage the President to select a well-qualified nominee with an unwavering commitment to upholding the Constitution and respecting our nation's system of checks and balances. I won't support a nominee who wants to legislate from the bench, which is not the role of a Supreme Court justice. I look forward to seeing who the President … Continue Reading


January 25, 2022

Young Launches “Beijing Behaving Badly” to Highlight Abuses by Chinese Communist Party as Olympics Approach

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) kicked off "Beijing Behaving Badly," a campaign during the ten days leading up to the Opening Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics that will highlight countless concerns surrounding the Chinese Communist Party. "The Opening Ceremonies for the 2022 Winter Olympics are just days away. Due to the Chinese Communist Party's record of human rights abuses, the United States - along with other nations - is imposing a diplomatic boycott. No … Continue Reading


January 21, 2022

Young, Colleagues Introduce National School Choice Week Resolution

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in introducing a resolution designating this week, January 23 through January 29, 2022, as National School Choice Week. "Educating the next generation is a priority for all Hoosiers. Families should be allowed to choose the type of education that best suits their children's needs. I'm proud to support National School Choice Week as we recognize and celebrate all kinds of learning opportunities for … Continue Reading


January 20, 2022

Young, Finance Republicans: Innovation-Killing Government Price Control Mandates Must Not Become Law

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee, including Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), to send a letter to Senate colleagues emphasizing the wide-ranging drawbacks of the drug price control mandates contained in the House-passed Build Back Better Act(BBBA). The senators note the tax-and-spending proposal includes a number of problematic drug pricing provisions that risk undermining biomedical innovation, exacerbating … Continue Reading


January 20, 2022

Young, Finance Republicans: Innovation-Killing Government Price Control Mandates Must Not Become Law

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee, including Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), to send a letter to Senate colleagues emphasizing the wide-ranging drawbacks of the drug price control mandates contained in the House-passed Build Back Better Act(BBBA). The senators note the tax-and-spending proposal includes a number of problematic drug pricing provisions that risk undermining biomedical innovation, exacerbating … Continue Reading


January 19, 2022

VIDEO: Young Joins Press Conference on Rising Tensions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Republican members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee in a press conference to discuss the United States' response to ongoing tensions in Eastern Europe as Russia maintains at least 100,000 troops at the Ukrainian border. "Vladimir Putin has demonstrated over the last two decades in Crimea, in Eastern Ukraine, in Georgia that he has a voracious and massive appetite for territory, … Continue Reading


January 19, 2022

Young Receives “A+” Rating on Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life Scorecard

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) announced he received an "A+" rating on the Susan B. Anthony List's new National Pro-Life Scorecard. "I'm proud to be recognized by the Susan B. Anthony List with their highest rating of an A+ for my pro-life leadership in the Senate. Even during a time of division in our country, my record shows I will always stand up and fight for the unborn," said Senator Young. The scorecard took into account votes, cosponsorships, and letters … Continue Reading

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