Braun Statement on the Russian Bounty of U.S. Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding reports of a Russian Bounty of American troops:   

“While Democrats, including Barack Obama, mocked the notion that Russia is the greatest threat to our country, nobody has been tougher on Russia and Vladimir Putin than President Donald Trump.  The reports of targeted killing of Americans by Russia is very disturbing. If true, we must react accordingly. In the coming days, Congress will be briefed on...

Senator Mike Braun introduces Reforming Qualified Immunity Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) will introduce the Reforming Qualified Immunity Act.

The vast majority of our law enforcement officers conduct themselves beyond reproach as they execute their duties. Unfortunately, the current interpretation of qualified immunity allows law enforcement in many of the high-profile excessive force and abuse of power cases to avoid civil suits from citizens seeking redress for violation of their legal rights.  

Due to the judicial...

Braun: President Trump takes the lead on safe policing with executive action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Mike Braun released the following statement in support of President Trump’s Executive Order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities.

“With this executive order, President Trump is taking a strong lead on progress toward more safe policing for all Americans,” said Senator Mike Braun. “This order includes results-focused actions to reform police practices, such as DOJ-certified independent organizations to accredit police departments on de-escalation tactics and...

Senator Braun's statement on President Trump signing legislation to help small businesses

PPP reform bill includes provisions championed by Braun

JASPER, IN – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to ease conditions on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses.  This legislation was championed by Senator Braun who worked carefully with Small Business & Enterprise Committee Chairman Marco Rubio. 

“I’m proud that President Donald Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) reform bill into law, as...

Growing Climate Solutions Act set to be introduced in U.S. Senate

Climate Solution Legislation Introduced by Senators Braun, Stabenow, Graham, & Whitehouse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-IN), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) will introduce the Growing Climate Solutions Act, which will break down barriers for farmers and foresters interested in participating in carbon markets so they can be rewarded for climate-smart practices. The bill has the support of the American Farm Bureau Federation,...

Senator Braun & colleagues introduce Promising Pathway Act for patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced the Promising Pathway Act (S. 3872) to give those struggling with serious and life-threatening illnesses a fighting chance at receiving meaningful treatments.

The Promising Pathway Act requires the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a rolling, real-time, priority review pathway to evaluate provisional approval applications for drugs intended to treat...

Permanent Buy America Provision from Senators Baldwin and Braun Passes Senate Committee

Bipartisan legislation includes Baldwin/Braun reform to rebuild America’s crumbling drinking water infrastructure with American made iron and steel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) has passed a permanent “Buy America” provision from Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Mike Braun (R-IN) that would rebuild America’s crumbling drinking water infrastructure with American-made iron and steel. 

The bipartisan reform from Baldwin and Braun was included in...

Senator Braun's Guides to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Support guides for small businesses, employees, non-profit organizations, and veterans

JASPER, IN – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun released a number of resource guides regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that will help Hoosiers navigate through the coronavirus.

“My staff and I are here to help Hoosiers, and these guides will help small-business owners, non-profit organizations, veterans, students, and employees across the state navigate the federal...

Senator Mike Braun's praises House of Reps. for passing CARES Act, releases resource guide for small businesses & employees 

JASPER, IN – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) released the following statement praising the House of Representatives for passing the Senate's relief package which will provide much-needed relief for Hoosier small businesses and workers.

Senator Mike Braun is also releasing a resource guide to help Hoosier small businesses and employees navigate the state and federal efforts to combat the economic crisis created by the public health battle being waged against the novel coronavirus. The...

Senator Braun's statement in support of coronavirus assistance Phase III

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) released the following statement regarding his intention to vote in support of Phase III of the coronavirus assistance package.

“The coronavirus impacts our health and our economy, and I will be supporting this assistance package which provides massive assistance for our hospitals and those on the frontlines fighting this virus, reaches out to directly help workers keep their jobs and provide immediate help to those who have lost their...