Senator Braun signs joint statement against Democrats' partisan spending bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mike Braun has joined Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Sens. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) to release the following joint statement in response to Democrats’ partisan spending package.
“Our nation is nearing $30 trillion in debt. There is a day of reckoning if we don’t get our fiscal house in order. We appreciate our...

Senator Braun joins Senator Paul’s bill to end mask mandate on public transportation

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Braun has cosponsored the Travel Mask Mandate Repeal Act of 2021, legislation to prohibit the imposition of mask mandates on public transportation. This legislation was introduced by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. Representative Andy Biggs (AZ-5) will be introducing companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives later this week. This bill is cosponsored by Tom Cotton (R-AR), Roger Marshall (R-KS), and Roger Wicker (R-MS).

“It is far, far past time to...

Senator Braun: Democrats' $3.5T Proposal is "Paving the Road to Socialism"

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Braun joined Neil Cavuto to discuss infrastructure and Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending proposal.

Neil Cavuto and Senator Braun

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ON PAYING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT:
“Everyone knows our roads and bridges and even broader infrastructure - throw in rural broadband - needs attention.  For the two and a half years I’ve been here no one has been serious about the question that requires political will: how do you pay for it without gimmicks?” 

ON GOING ALONG...

Braun, Young, Hollingsworth, Spartz, Bucshon, Pence, Walorski, Baird, and Banks blast Biden administration for revoking Indiana’s Gateway to Work program

JASPER, Ind. -- Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Representative Trey Hollingsworth, Congresswoman Victoria Spartz, Congressman Larry Bucshon, Representative Greg Pence, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, Congressman Jim Baird, and Representative Jim Banks today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra expressing their disapproval of the Biden administration’s decision to revoke the Gateway to Work program, which would require certain able-bodied adult Healthy...

Senator Braun Statement on Infrastructure 

“Any compromise on paid-for infrastructure is a bad deal so long as President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader Schumer insist on pursuing a multi-trillion dollar tax-and-spend reconciliation package to further transform Americans’ relationship with our government through a cradle to grave welfare state.” 

SENATOR MIKE BRAUN

PASSED: Senators Braun, Young, Rep. Baird’s resolution honoring 125th Anniversary of Indiana Veterans Home passes Senate

WASHINGTON – A resolution introduced by Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, and Representative Jim Baird to recognize the 125th anniversary of the Indiana Veterans Home passed the U.S. Senate.

Since 1896, the Indiana Veterans home has maintained a strong tradition of providing care to Hoosier veterans and their families. 

“The men and women who serve our nation and defend our values deserve the best care possible,” said Senator Mike Braun. “The Indiana Veterans Home has long been a...

Growing Climate Solutions Act Passes U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act, legislation that will help farmers, ranchers, and foresters understand and access carbon markets, helping the environment and boosting farm income at the same time. 

The legislation, introduced by U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), joined by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and co-sponsored by more than half the Senate, helps...

Senator Braun Statement on Obamacare SCOTUS Decision

“We cannot rely on the courts to address the failure that is Obamacare, and D.C. politicians need to step up and fix our broken healthcare industry by passing market-driven reforms like my healthcare solutions to drive down costs, empower patients to make informed decisions, and pull back the curtain on Big Healthcare’s shady practices, all while protecting pre-existing conditions and making sure no American goes broke because they get sick or have a bad accident.” - Senator Mike Braun

MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Mike Braun to hold Workforce Roundtable featuring Governor Eric Holcomb (June 22)  

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun will host a series of roundtable discussions with Senators this summer. The first of which, Exploring Workforce Ready Grants, will be held June 22, 2021 and will feature Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Executive Director of the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet PJ McGrew as panelists.

This event is open to the press and Senator Mike Braun will be available following the event for interviews.

Topic:

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. Indiana’s Next Level Jobs initiative...

Senators Braun, Boozman, Cramer, Cruz, Scott, Inhofe and Rounds introduce the IRS Customer Service Improvement Act

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun has introduced the IRS Customer Service Improvement Act that will require the IRS to prioritize federal taxpayers over representational work during tax filing season. Cosponsors of this bill include Senators Boozman (R-AR), Cruz (R-TX), Cramer (R-ND), Scott (R-FL), Inhofe (R-OK) and Rounds (R-SD). 

While President Biden has requested $80 billion for the IRS to double the workforce at the IRS, many current IRS employees are spending much of their time on the job...