Senator Braun holds Community Roundtable in Dearborn County on yearly 92 County Tour

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – Today, Senator Mike Braun held a Community Roundtable in Lawrenceburg in Dearborn County as part of his 92 County Tour for 2022. Senator Braun held his community roundtable at Perfect North Slopes.

Every year, Senator Braun visits all 92 counties in Indiana. This week, he will visit 17 Hoosier counties in southeastern and east-central Indiana.

“I ran for Senate because I thought D.C. needed more people from the real world who know what’s really going on. That’s why I’ve...

Sen. Mike Braun, Congressman Tom Rice introduce legislation to reform the IRS and protect hardworking taxpayers

WASHINGTON—Today, Senator Mike Braun introduced the Simplify, Don’t Amplify, the IRS Act which includes necessary, common sense reforms to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to promote transparency and efficiency in the agency. Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) introduced the companion legislation in the House of Representatives. 
 
“The IRS has a terrible track record when it comes to being good stewards of taxpayer money and protecting highly sensitive personal information, and has politically...

Braun, Emmer introduce bill to rein in out-of-control government spending

WASHINGTON -- Today, Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) introduced the Responsible Budget Targets Act (RBTA) to gradually rein in the growth of federal spending in the coming decades by implementing flexible budget caps.

“We need to put a cap on the Biden Administration’s reckless and irresponsible spending and get our nation back on the path of prosperity. As long as the federal government keeps spending money we don’t have, families in Indiana and across the county...

STATEMENT: Senator Braun to Vote Against Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON – Senator Braun released the following statement regarding his upcoming vote on President Biden’s nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. 

“Today I met with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to keep my promise to treat this nominee with respect, and we had a good conversation. I previously voted against Judge Jackson due to her activist judicial approach, and based on her record on the federal bench and her answers on issues raised in the committee...

“The radical left is running the White House”: Senator Braun on President Biden ending Title 42 border policy

WASHINGTON -- Senator Mike Braun released the following statement on President Biden’s decision to end Title 42, the policy that allows the U.S. to quickly expel migrants at the southern border.

By ending Title 42, President Biden is welcoming hundreds of thousands more illegal immigrants to enter the US on top of the millions already crossing. His staff has said they know this will cause an 'influx' yet are still doing it. The radical left is running the White House.” – Senator Mike Braun

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Statement on Failure of the Nomination of David Weil

WASHINGTON - Senator Braun released the following statement upon the failure of the nomination of David Weil to be Wage & Hour Administrator.

"It is a win for America that David Weil’s nomination to be Wage & Hour Administrator failed. President Biden nominated an out-of-touch academic who would’ve used the Department of Labor to push anti-worker policies against independent contractors, entrepreneurs, and the gig economy." - Senator Mike Braun

Braun, Lankford, colleagues demand DOJ rescind memo labeling parents domestic terrorists, comply with FOIA requests

WASHINGTON – Today Senator Mike Braun joined Senator James Lankford and Sens. Ted Cruz, Jim Inhofe, Mike Lee, John Boozman, Rand Paul, M.D. and Josh Hawley in sending a letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland to defend parents who advocate for their children. The Senators demand that Garland immediately and publicly rescind an October 4th memorandum targeting parents who have spoken out at school board meetings in their local communities. The letter also demands that Garland comply with...

Senator Braun calls for millions of so-called “COVID relief” funds spent on luxury hotels, ski slopes, and golf courses to be repaid

WASHINGTON – Today, an AP report found that funds from the “American Rescue Plan” that President Biden and Senate Democrats passed by a party line vote last year are being spent on non-COVID-related, wasteful pet projects.

The AP story, by Brian Slodysko, identified millions of “COVID aid” dollars being spent on projects such as $140 million for a “high-end hotel that will have views of the Atlantic Ocean and an 11,000-square-foot spa,” “$6.6 million to replace irrigation systems at two golf...

Braun, Burr, Risch lead letter to POTUS: ‘Use Tools Available to Ensure Contract Negotiations with West Coast Ports are Successful’

WASHINGTON —Today Senators Mike Braun, Richard Burr and James Risch sent a letter to President Biden to express their concern regarding upcoming contract negotiations at America’s West Coast ports.

Joining Senators Braun, Burr and Risch in sending the letter were Senators Marsha Blackburn, Mike Crapo, Steve Daines, Mitt Romney, Kevin Cramer, Michael Rounds, Roger Wicker, Cynthia Lummis, Thom Tillis, John Boozman, John Thune, Todd Young, John Hoeven, Roger Marshall, Ted Cruz and Bill Cassidy.

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