Senator Joe Manchin joins vaccine mandate challenge, expected to pass next week in Senate 

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun released the following statement following Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia's announcement that he has cosponsored the disapproval resolution under the Congressional Review Act for President Biden's vaccine mandate for private businesses. 

With Senator Manchin's support and all 50 Senate Republicans who have already signed on to this challenge to the vaccine mandate for private businesses, the resolution is expected to pass the U.S. Senate.

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Senator Braun and Hassan's Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act signed into law

WASHINGTON - Today, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021 was signed into law by President Joe Biden. This bipartisan legislation was first introduced by U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH).

The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021 directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to create a program that will help actively recruit medical personnel, who are within one year of completing their military service, to remain in federal health care in departments like Veterans...

GOP Senators officially file challenge to Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses

WASHINGTON – Today, the formal challenge against President Biden’s vaccine mandate under the Congressional Review Act will be filed by Republican Senators led by Senator Mike Braun (Ranking Member of the HELP Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and their 48 Senate Republican colleagues: Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Bill Hagerty, Sen. Roger Marshall, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. James Lankford, Sen. Rick Scott, Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen....

Sen. Braun's Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act passes House, expected to be signed into law

WASHINGTON - Today, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021, first introduced by U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), passed the House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into public law.

The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021 directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to create a program that will help actively recruit medical personnel, who are within one year of completing their military service, to remain...

Senators Braun, Cruz, Lee, Lummis, Rubio take a stand for border security

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Mike Braun is leading a letter with Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Mike Lee, and Cynthia Lummis to call out President Biden for defunding border security and attempting to tear down the border wall.

In the Dear Colleague letter, the Senators pledge not to support any spending bills at the end of the year that do not have funding for the border wall and attempt to make our country less safe, writing:

“We write to express opposition to the partisan funding proposals...

What They're Saying: Job Creators Oppose Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Businesses

WASHINGTON — Job creators have come out strongly against President Biden's vaccine mandate for private businesses, a massive federal government overreach.

Senator Braun is leading the Congressional Review Act resolution to challenge the vaccine mandate for businesses, which is cosponsored by a group of 43 Senate Republicans including Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB):

“Small business owners continue to face numerous challenges to...

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Braun leads 40 colleagues in officially challenging Biden’s vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun (Ranking Member of the HELP Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety), Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Bill Hagerty, Sen. Roger Marshall, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. James Lankford, Sen. Rick Scott, Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Cynthia Lummis, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. John Barrasso, Sen....

Braun, Burr, Foxx, and Allen demand answers from Labor Secretary on strike activity

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun, Senator Richard Burr, Representative Virginia Foxx, and Representative Rick Allen are demanding answers from the Secretary of Labor, Martin J. Walsh, on his participation in the strike activity with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union against Kellogg conducted on October 27, 2021. Secretary Walsh’s participation served only the interest of organized labor and undermines the Department of Labor’s jurisdiction over the...

Braun leads 40 colleagues in officially challenging Biden’s vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun (Ranking Member of the HELP Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety), Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Bill Hagerty, Sen. Roger Marshall, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. James Lankford, Sen. Rick Scott, Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Cynthia Lummis, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. John Barrasso, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Sen. John Thune, Sen. Jerry Moran, Sen. Roger Wicker, Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Mike Rounds, Sen. John Hoeven, Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen...

Braun & Baldwin introduce legislation to promote transparency in health care

WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Braun and Baldwin introduced the Healthy Competition for Better Care Act. The Healthy Competition for Better Care Act would crack down on anti-competitive practices and make health care better for patients by ensuring that contracts between health insurance issuers and health systems do not restrict price transparency.

“Since I’ve come to Washington, I have been one of the leading voices on health care reform and have put forth many much-needed solutions to address...