PHOTO RELEASE: Senator Braun’s Staff Attends Inaugural Child Suicide and Opioid Crisis Prevention Fair in Northwest Indiana

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Senator Mike Braun’s staff attended the inaugural Child Suicide and Opioid Crisis Prevention Fair in Northwest Indiana.  The goal of the event was to address the opioid and child suicide crisis facing our country, Dr. Sudhish Chandra a local neonatologist, outlined preventative ways to address this crisis.

Senator Braun has introduced two solutions to help combat opioid crisis that include: requiring a clear warning label with every opioid prescription and...

Senator Braun Supports Tougher Penalties for Cop Killers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Pat Toomey introduced the Thin Blue Line Act: a measure to ensure that criminals face the strongest possible repercussions in federal cases when they kill or attempt to kill local law enforcement officers.

Senator Mike Braun co-sponsored the legislation, and released the following statement in support of Hoosier law enforcement:

“Hoosiers can rest easy at night because our police never do,” said Senator Braun. “Our phenomenal men and women of law enforcement...

Senator Braun & Senator Markey Introduce Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) will introduce two bills aimed at providing clear warnings to patients regarding the risk of opioid drugs and instituting mandatory education on responsible prescribing practices for anyone prescribing controlled substances. 

The first bill, Lessening Addiction by Enhancing Labeling (LABEL) Act, would require prescription opioid bottles to be labeled with a consistent, clear, and concise warning that...

Senator Braun Announces Mobile Office Hours for May 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his staff mobile office hours in May to better assist Hoosiers.

“In May, my staff will be traveling the state to host mobile office hours to better assist my constituents with lowering healthcare costs, Veteran affairs, and guidance with federal agencies," said Senator Mike Braun. "We look forward to continuing meeting the needs of Hoosiers.”  


Senator Braun will continue to announce further dates and locations for regular mobile...

Senator Mike Braun’s Statement on Attorney General Bill Barr’s Testimony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement following Attorney General Barr's testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee:    

“Attorney General Barr kept his word to provide as much transparency on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report as he could provide. Today, he clearly explained why the Department of Justice concluded there was insufficient evidence to bring obstruction of justice charges after the special counsel did not reach a conclusion and...

Senator Braun's Statement on the Passing of Senator Richard Lugar

JASPER, IN – U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement following the news of the passing of U.S. Senator Richard Lugar.

“Senator Richard Lugar is a towering figure in Hoosier history and one of the greatest statesmen ever to serve in the U.S. Senate.  As our longest serving Senator, he worked tirelessly with leaders across the globe to better the state and the country he loved.  Maureen and I are praying for the Lugar family in this difficult time.”

Young, Braun Vote to Confirm Holly Brady for Indiana’s Northern District Court

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) today supported the confirmation of Holly A. Brady from Fort Wayne to serve as United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana. Ms. Brady was confirmed by a 56-42 vote in the Senate. 

“Holly Brady will make an outstanding U.S. district court judge in Indiana. Holly has deep roots in the Fort Wayne community and has had a strong federal practice. Her credentials are impressive and I believe she will become...

Addressing Campus Sexual Assault and Ensuring Student Safety and Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) hearing addressing campus sexual assault and ensuring student safety and rights.

“Today’s hearing shines a light on a very serious problem on college campuses: sexual assault. Universities and colleges need to provide a safe and supportive campus environment, while also ensuring there is a secure system in place to provide...

Senator Braun Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours for April 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his staff mobile office hours in April to better assist Hoosiers. 

“My staff will be hosting mobile office hours throughout the state in April to better assist every Hoosier I was elected to serve,” said Senator Mike Braun.We look forward to assisting you and meeting the needs of Hoosiers.


STAFF MOBILE OFFICE HOURS:

Akron

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Akron Carnegie Public Library

205 E Rochester Street

Akro...

Senator Braun Statement on Attorney General Barr's Letter to Congress Regarding the Special Counsel Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Mike Braun released the following statement following Attorney General Barr's initial report to Congress regarding the special counsel's report:

"The special counsel’s report showed no evidence of collusion, nor did it establish that President Trump engaged in obstruction of justice. After two years of partisan attacks in the form of dangerous speculation, it is time for the country to move forward and focus on real issues like lowering the cost of prescription drugs...