Young and Braun Ready to Assist Hoosiers Impacted by Severe Weather

INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) are urging Hoosiers to remain vigilant and heed advice from local authorities following severe weather in Indiana. Hoosiers in need of assistance can contact Senator Young’s office at 317-226-6700 and Senator Braun’s office at 317-822-8240. 

“My prayers are with Hoosiers who were impacted by severe weather last night, especially those in Pendleton where a tornado was confirmed. Many roads remain closed in the Pendleton...

Senator Braun’s Northern Indiana Jobs Tour

JASPER, IN – Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Mike Braun will embark on his northern Indiana Jobs Tour where he will visit 12 Hoosier communities to discuss the robust economy helping Hoosier families.

The communities Senator Braun will visit on this tour include Angola, Ferdinand, Kokomo, Logansport, Plymouth, Middlebury, Elkhart, LaGrange, Kendallville, Huntington, and Bluffton.

“Northern Indiana is America’s manufacturing powerhouse, and this tour is an opportunity to hear how President Trump’s tax...

Senator Braun's Statement on $19.1 Billion Emergency Supplemental

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) released the following statement following his decision to vote against the $19.1 billion emergency supplemental.

“In the private sector we budget for rainy days and offset unexpected expenditures with spending cuts, and the same principles should apply to Congress because the current disaster assistance process is just another path for runaway spending on unrelated projects,” said U.S. Senator Mike Braun. “If legislators in Washington...

S. Res. 215, Calling for Greater Religious and Political Freedoms in Cuba Introduced by Sen. Braun (R-IN), Sen. Cotton (R-AR), Sen. Rubio (R-FL), and Sen. Cruz (R-TX), May 21, 2019

S. Res. 215, Calling for Greater Religious and Political Freedoms in Cuba

Introduced by Sen. Braun (R-IN), Sen. Cotton (R-AR), Sen. Rubio (R-FL), and Sen. Cruz (R-TX), May 21, 2019

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In April 2019, a family was sent to prison in Cuba for homeschooling their children. The children were enrolled in a Christian distance school in Honduras. The families involved cited religious reasons for homeschooling their children. The Cuban government has a history of arresting individuals who chose...

Romney, Lee, Braun, Toomey Introduce Legislation to Require Congress to Budget for Natural Disaster

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Mike Lee (R-UT), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Pat Toomey (R-PA) today introduced the Budgeting for Disasters Act, legislation that would require future disaster funding to fall within statutory budget limits. A summary of the legislation is available here.     

“It is long overdue for Congress to start planning ahead for natural disasters,” Romney said. “By building disaster spending into the annual budget process, instead of busting our spending limits...

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...