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...

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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 & 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...

Braun and Sullivan demand answers on White House comments on vaccination deadline

WASHINGTON - Senators Mike Braun and Dan Sullivan are calling on the White House to clarify recent comments by White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients indicating that the administration's December 8 COVID-19 vaccination deadline for federal agencies and contractors will not require immediate action.

From Reuters:

The Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccination deadline will not require immediate action on the part of employers against unvaccinated employees when it comes into...

Office of Sen. Braun to host event for Hoosier veterans in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — The Office of U.S. Senator Mike Braun will be holding an event for veterans, active military, and their families to receive federal agency assistance on agency issues including but not limited to: VA, DFAS, DOD/military, branches, NPRC, IRS, social security, USCIS, Department of State, and passports. It will also be an opportunity for attendees to voice their view on matters in Congress and the federal government.

“My office looks forward to welcoming veterans and their families...

Braun and Stefanik Introduce Legislation to Ensure Workers Get Paid

Washington, D.C. – Today Senator Mike Braun and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik introduced legislation to ensure America’s workers receive the wages they are owed and help employers comply with the law.

 In 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor launched the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) pilot program to provide an efficient method for employers to proactively rectify inadvertent overtime and minimum wage violations. This resulted in employees receiving 100 percent of the back wages...

Senator Braun introduces Rural Broadband Network Advancement Act

WASHINGTON - Senator Braun has introduced a bill designed to learn more about how rural broadband can be improved.

Rural broadband providers have to make significant investments in order to carry data-intensive content delivered by “edge providers” such as Netflix, Facebook, and YouTube.

Senator Braun has introduced the Rural Broadband Network Advancement Act, which would require the Federal Communications Commission to study the impact that intensive “edge provider data” has on the service...

“The most pro-abortion spending plan ever”: Senator Braun tears into Democrats’ spending proposal

WASHINGTON - Today, Senate Democrats will introduce their proposed spending bills.

Senator Braun released the following statement criticizing the partisan spending bills for their several poison pills and unacceptable provisions including spending your tax dollars on abortions, failing to address the crisis on our southern border, enabling swamp corruption with earmarks for fat cat pet projects, and increasing our federal spending when Congress is already so deeply in debt.

The Democrats’...

TODAY: Senator Braun's No Budget, No Pay to receive vote

WASHINGTON – This morning, the U.S. Senate is considering H.R.5305, Continuing Resolution (“clean CR” funding the government to December 3rd).

Senator Braun will receive a vote on his “No Budget, No Pay” amendment today in the U.S. Senate.

The vote will be one of only six amendments considered. It is expected to occur in the 11:00am hour.

Senator Braun’s press office will provide clips of the Senate floor and Senator Braun’s speech.

"No Budget, No Pay" was the first bill Senator Braun...