Senator Mike Braun Statement on Tragic Shootings in El Paso & Dayton

JASPER, IN – U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding the shootings this weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. 

“Maureen and I are deeply troubled by the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton — there is no place for hate in our great country, our prayers are with the victims of this horrific event, and I commend the swift action from law enforcement and first responders.

“Mass shootings and gun violence across our country is a complex situation; watching...

Senator Braun Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours for August 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his staff mobile office hours in August to better assist Hoosiers.

“In August, I will embark on my Summer of Solutions Tour, where I will visit 50 cities to meet with Hoosiers to discuss solutions to the opioid crisis, lowering drug prices, fixing our broken immigration system, and other issues important to Hoosiers,” said Senator Mike Braun. “While I’m traveling the state, my staff will be holding mobile office hours in August to...

Senator Braun Announces 50 City 'Summer of Solutions' Tour for August & September

 

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Senator Braun Announces 50 City 'Summer of Solutions' Tour for August & September

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After spending his first seven months in office working on lowering the cost of prescription drugs, offering ideas to combat the opioid crisis, lowering the cost of higher education and advancing pro-growth economic policies, today U.S. Senator Mike Braun is announcing details on the first two weeks...

Braun Introduces Buy America Act For National Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun offered an amendment to America’s Highway Infrastructure Act which strengthens the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements to use “made-in-America” products in taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects. 

 “President Trump has done a tremendous job of bringing jobs back to our country, and my Buy America provision for the National Highway bill reinforces his America First priorities,” said U.S. Senator Mike Braun.  “As a logistics...

New Bipartisan, Bicameral Proposal Targets Industrial Emissions for Reduction. Clean Industrial Technology Act backed by industry and environmental groups

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Joe Manchin (D-WV), along with U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (D-IL), David McKinley (R-WV), Aumua Amata (R-AS-At Large), and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), today introduced the bipartisan Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) to unleash innovation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources and make American companies more competitive in the global economy.

“I...

Braun, Young, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap, Cut, & Balance the Budget  

Braun, Young, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap, Cut, & Balance the Budget
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Maximizing America’s Prosperity (MAP) Act:

As a Main Street businessman, I believe we need to reduce runaway federal spending and address our national debt and the MAP Act provides Congress with the tools to accomplish this goal," said Senator Braun. "This commonsense bill will cap federal spending, then cut...

Senator Braun's Statement on Mueller Testimony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before the U.S. House Committees on the Judiciary and Intelligence:

“Unsurprisingly, today’s audiobook of the Mueller report provided no new information from when Attorney General Barr released it with unprecedented transparency: the Trump campaign still did not collude with Russia, President Trump still did not obstruct justice, and Democrats in Congress...

Indiana Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Honoring Indiana Rangers on 50th Anniversary of Return from Vietnam

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Representative Pete Visclosky (IN01), Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Representative Jim Banks (IN-03), Representative Jim Baird (IN-04), Representative Susan Brooks (IN-05), Representative Greg Pence (IN-06), Representative André Carson (IN-07), Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Representative Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced legislation honoring the 50th Anniversary of the return of the Indiana Rangers.

“T...

Braun, Carper, Johnson, Peters Bill to Crackdown on Hundreds of Billions of Dollars in Improper Payments Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

The legislation aims to cut down on government waste and improper payments made by the federal government – including overpayments, underpayments, payments made to...

Braun and Young Vote to Confirm Damon Leichty for Indiana’s Northern District Court

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) today voted to confirm Damon Ray Leichty from South Bend to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana. Mr. Leichty was confirmed by the full Senate vote of 85-10.
 
“When President Trump and I were elected, Indiana was facing a judicial emergency. Fortunately, in the last two plus years, we’ve now confirmed five new well qualified judges in Indiana to remake Hoosier courts for years to come. Damon...