Press Releases

October 01, 2020

Young, Colleagues Urge President Trump to Bolster Private-Sector Deployment of 5G

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) led a letter with nearly 20 of his Senate colleagues to President Trump applauding the administration's successful efforts to empower the private sector to build multiple 5G networks. The senators also expressed concerns regarding a request for informationthat was released by the Department of Defense that contradicts the successful free-market strategy that has embraced 5G. "Nationalizing 5G and experimenting with … Continue Reading

October 01, 2020

Young, Bennet Introduce Legislation to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) introduced the Pioneering Antimicrobial Subscriptions to End Upsurging Resistance (PASTEUR) Act to encourage innovative drug development targeting the most threatening infections, improve the appropriate use of antibiotics, and ensure domestic availability when needed. "If there's anything we've learned in 2020, it's that America must take every reasonable and responsible measure to prevent future public health … Continue Reading

October 01, 2020

VIDEO: Young Outlines Support for Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Click here or the image above to view Senator Young's remarks. WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senate floor in support of Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. "In the coming days, Americans will hear a great deal about Judge Barrett, much of it from people who have never met her, who have never worked with her. As a fellow Hoosier, I've had the privilege of actually getting to know Judge Barrett and her family and to understand the breadth of her … Continue Reading

September 30, 2020

VIDEO: Young Discusses Judge Barrett’s Qualifications, Shuts Down Baseless Attacks

Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's full remarks. WASHINGTON - Following his meeting this morning with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about Judge Barrett's qualifications and baseless attacks from Democrats during today's Republican Senate Leadership press conference. "I've come to know Amy, I got to know her over the course of her 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nomination process. She's a person of great … Continue Reading

September 30, 2020

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Young Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Click HERE or the image above for video from Senator Young's meeting today with Judge Amy Coney Barrett WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Senator Young made the following statement during the meeting: "I'm really proud to be here with Judge Amy Coney Barrett. She has stellar credentials, she has a proven record of originalism, and most importantly, I think she understands … Continue Reading

September 26, 2020

VIDEO: Young Statement on the Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's full remarks. WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement in support of the nomination of Hoosier Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court: "I am thrilled with President Trump's nomination of fellow Hoosier, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to serve on the Supreme Court. I've come to know Amy as an incredibly sharp legal mind, a woman of great integrity, … Continue Reading

September 25, 2020

Young, Manchin Lead Call for NDAA Conferees To Save DoD Chief Management Officer Position Held by Hoosier Lisa Hershman

WASHINTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), along with Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Doug Jones (D-Ala.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conferees urging them to save the Chief Management Officer (CMO) position which is tasked with reforming the Department of Defense (DoD) to improve performance and increase accountability. The … Continue Reading

September 25, 2020

Senators Young, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Bias in Military Promotions

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced the bipartisan Combatting Bias in Military Promotions Act. Their legislation would require the Department of Defense (DoD) to eliminate certain identifying information from being presented to military officer promotion boards that may result in a biased promotion decision. "As a Marine, I understand that removing bias and prejudice from the force is critical to help strengthen the cohesiveness of units … Continue Reading

September 22, 2020

VIDEO: Young Statement on Supreme Court Vacancy

Click here or on the image above for Senator Young's full remarks. WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about the Supreme Court vacancy following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "When this Republican President was elected in 2016, and when the American people expanded the Republican majority in the Senate elections of 2018, the expectation of the American people was that should a Supreme Court vacancy arise that that vacancy should be filled. We will … Continue Reading

September 18, 2020

Young Statement on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "As Americans mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we remember her extraordinary life. Justice Ginsburg was a trailblazer in the legal profession, rising to become the second female to serve on the nation's highest court and earning a special place in our nation's history. Her commitment to public service will continue to inspire future … Continue Reading

September 17, 2020

Young, Rosen Introduce Bipartisan Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced their introduction of the Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act. This bipartisan legislation would authorize the Department of Defense to provide financial assistance to Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers for cybersecurity services to help small manufacturers in the defense supply chain. Bipartisan companion legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by … Continue Reading

September 16, 2020

VIDEO: Young Outlines the Far-Left’s Dangerous Ideas and Unfulfillable Promises

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the Senate floor to discuss the Democrats divisive use of political power during a time of great need for America. "Radicals on the far-left have hijacked a righteous cause, and are in command of a once-proud political party that traces its heritage back to Jefferson and Madison. The violence the radicals have unleashed threatens lives, the cancel culture they have imposed curtails liberty, and their misguided means of creating … Continue Reading

September 16, 2020

Young, Thune, Moran Bill to Update E-Sign Clears Key Senate Hurdle

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), John Thune (R-S.D.), and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today applauded the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, which has jurisdiction over technology and consumer protection, for passing their E-SIGN Modernization Act, legislation that would streamline how consumers consent to receiving electronic documents like bank statements, account information, and contracts. The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-SIGN) … Continue Reading

September 16, 2020

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. "Our nation is divided on so many issues today, but defending the lives of innocent children should not be one of them. I have long been a champion for life and this rating reflects that," said Senator Young. "I'm grateful to the Susan B. Anthony List for their tireless work to advance pro-life principles and advocate for those who have no … Continue Reading

September 16, 2020

Senators Young, Baldwin Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Facilitate Commerce in the Great Lakes

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced the Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act, bipartisan legislation that will codify the U.S. Coast Guard's icebreaking mission on the Great Lakes and increase the icebreaking capacity of the Great Lakes fleet. Icebreaking is critical for commerce in the Great Lakes, and increasing icebreaking capacity will help the many businesses and workers that rely on the maritime industry to transport their goods to market and … Continue Reading

September 16, 2020

Young Introduces Bill to Improve Treatment for Dialysis Patients

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced the Bringing Enhanced Treatments and Therapies to ESRD Recipients (BETTER) Kidney Care Act to provide a new care option for dialysis patients to receive high-quality, integrated, and coordinated care. Roughly 37 million Americans suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD) and more than 726,000 have end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Additionally, approximately 20 percent of traditional Medicare dollars - $114 billion a year - are spent on … Continue Reading

September 15, 2020

VIDEO: Young: Democrats Prioritizing Politics over Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke about Democrats prioritizing politics over much-needed coronavirus relief for Americans. Last week, for the second time in a matter of months, Democrats blocked critical relief that would provide a lifeline for communities across America. "Never have I, in my time in elected office, experienced such hypocrisy which could be so injurious to the American people's health and welfare as that seen by the National Democratic Party last … Continue Reading

September 15, 2020

Young Attends White House Signing Ceremony for Israel, Middle East Peace Deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today joined President Donald Trump for a ceremony at the White House marking the official signing of the historic peace agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Kingdom of Bahrain. "These agreements between Israel, the UAE, and the Kingdom of Bahrain mark a historic step forward toward peace and stability in the Middle East," said Senator Young. "These diplomatic achievements will expand economic opportunity, … Continue Reading

September 15, 2020

Senate Passes Resolution Designating September as ‘National Workforce Development Month’

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Senate passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) to encourage investment in education and training for American workers by designating September as "National Workforce Development Month." The resolution supports federal programs that promote workforce development and recognizes the crucial role they play in growing our economy. "In Indiana, … Continue Reading

September 11, 2020

USA TODAY Op-Ed by Senators Young, Bennet: Small Businesses Battered by COVID-19 Need Urgent Help

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) wrote a joint op-ed published by USA Today outlining the need for their RESTART Act. "This is a code red moment for small businesses. It's why nearly 2,000 buildings across the country - from Seattle's Space Needle to New York's Madison Square Garden - lit up in red lights earlier this month to underscore the need for urgent action. The action they're all calling for is clear. As Congress negotiates the … Continue Reading

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