Braun Introduces Buy America Act For National Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun offered an amendment to America’s Highway Infrastructure Act which strengthens the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements to use “made-in-America” products in taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects. 

 “President Trump has done a tremendous job of bringing jobs back to our country, and my Buy America provision for the National Highway bill reinforces his America First priorities,” said U.S. Senator Mike Braun.  “As a logistics...

New Bipartisan, Bicameral Proposal Targets Industrial Emissions for Reduction. Clean Industrial Technology Act backed by industry and environmental groups

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Joe Manchin (D-WV), along with U.S. Representatives Sean Casten (D-IL), David McKinley (R-WV), Aumua Amata (R-AS-At Large), and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), today introduced the bipartisan Clean Industrial Technology Act (CITA) to unleash innovation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources and make American companies more competitive in the global economy.

“I...

Braun, Young, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap, Cut, & Balance the Budget  

Braun, Young, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap, Cut, & Balance the Budget
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Maximizing America’s Prosperity (MAP) Act:

As a Main Street businessman, I believe we need to reduce runaway federal spending and address our national debt and the MAP Act provides Congress with the tools to accomplish this goal," said Senator Braun. "This commonsense bill will cap federal spending, then cut...

Senator Braun's Statement on Mueller Testimony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before the U.S. House Committees on the Judiciary and Intelligence:

“Unsurprisingly, today’s audiobook of the Mueller report provided no new information from when Attorney General Barr released it with unprecedented transparency: the Trump campaign still did not collude with Russia, President Trump still did not obstruct justice, and Democrats in Congress...

Indiana Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Honoring Indiana Rangers on 50th Anniversary of Return from Vietnam

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Representative Pete Visclosky (IN01), Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Representative Jim Banks (IN-03), Representative Jim Baird (IN-04), Representative Susan Brooks (IN-05), Representative Greg Pence (IN-06), Representative André Carson (IN-07), Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Representative Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced legislation honoring the 50th Anniversary of the return of the Indiana Rangers.

“T...

Braun, Carper, Johnson, Peters Bill to Crackdown on Hundreds of Billions of Dollars in Improper Payments Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

The legislation aims to cut down on government waste and improper payments made by the federal government – including overpayments, underpayments, payments made to...

Braun and Young Vote to Confirm Damon Leichty for Indiana’s Northern District Court

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) today voted to confirm Damon Ray Leichty from South Bend to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana. Mr. Leichty was confirmed by the full Senate vote of 85-10.
 
“When President Trump and I were elected, Indiana was facing a judicial emergency. Fortunately, in the last two plus years, we’ve now confirmed five new well qualified judges in Indiana to remake Hoosier courts for years to come. Damon...

Braun, Brown, Peters, Portman Announce 'Build America, Buy America' Legislation

Braun tours RV facility

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Mike Braun (R-IN), Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (D-OH) today announced they will be introducing legislation this week to apply Buy America rules to all taxpayer-funded infrastructure and public works projects. Currently, Buy America rules have not been fully implemented with respect to all federal programs that provide grants for the construction of infrastructure. This means American-made iron, steel and manufactured products are...

Senators Braun, Tester, Brown & Young Introduce Resolution Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the American Legion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Senator Todd Young (R-IN) introduced a Senate resolution celebrating the American Legion's 100 year anniversary of serving veterans of the Armed Forces, their families and communities.

The resolution designates August 23 through 29 as "American Legion Week" to coincide with the Legion's 100th Anniversary convention in their home city of Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Senator Braun Offers Condolences to Family of Jasper Girl Scout Isabelle Meyer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mike Braun released the following statement offering condolences to the family of Isabelle Meyer, an 11 year-old girl from his hometown of Jasper, IN who died Monday in an accident on a Girl Scout camping trip in Perry County.

"In a close-knit community like Jasper, every loss feels personal," said Senator Braun. "My heart aches for Isabelle's family, and Maureen and I are praying for them and our whole hometown community."