Senator Braun Votes to Secure Border & Reopen Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun released the following statement after voting in support of a comprehensive legislative package that reopens the government, funds President Trump’s border security priorities, a disaster supplemental, and bipartisan immigration reforms:

“Today, I voted in support of President Trump’s solution to address border security, immigration reform, and fully reopen our government, yet Democrats are blocking the legislation out of blind opposition to...

Senator Braun Responds to President Trump’s Address

Jasper, IN - Today, President Trump addressed the American people, outlining his vision to reopen the government and address our country’s immigration crisis.

Senator Mike Braun released the following statement:

I support the commonsense and bipartisan deal to end the partial government shutdown proposed by President Trump, which would address the humanitarian crisis on the southern border by increasing border security, constructing additional physical barriers while extending protections...

Young, Braun, Visclosky Reintroduce Indiana Dunes National Park Bill


WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky (D-Ind.-01) today announced that they have reintroduced legislation in the 116th Congress that would designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as a National Park. Senator Young and Representative Visclosky introduced identical legislation in the last Congress.

“We need to tout Indiana’s rich history and our natural assets to make our state even more attractive to visitors and...

Senator Braun Welcomes 46th Annual March for Life to Washington


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, thousands of pro-life activists will assemble in the nation's capital to voice their support for protecting the sanctity of life through abortion-restrictive policies at the 46th annual "March for Life."

Senator Braun released the following statement welcoming attendees of the rally:

“Safeguarding life at every stage is a solemn responsibility, one that Hoosiers have entrusted me to uphold.  I'm proud to welcome the attendees of March for Life 2019, especially those...

Young and Braun Join Effort to Permanently End Taxpayer Funding of Abortion


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Pat Roberts (R-Kansas), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) to introduce the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019, S. 109. The measure would establish a permanent, government-wide prohibition of taxpayer funding for abortion. Similar policies, such as the Hyde Amendment, currently require annual passage and do not apply to Obamacare.

“Federal...

Senator Braun Tapped to Serve on Ag, Aging, Budget, EPW & HELP


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his assignment to serve on the following committees: 
●     Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee
●     Committee on the Budget 
●     Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions 
●     Environment & Public Works Committee 
●     Special Committee on Aging 

“I am ready to get to work for Hoosiers fixing the broken system in Washington, and these committees provide a great opportunity to apply my real world experience to...

Senator-elect Braun Statement on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush


JASPER, IN – Senator-elect Mike Braun released the following statement regarding the passing of President George H.W. Bush:

“President George H.W. Bush was a patriot who served our country in World War II, lead the CIA, an Ambassador to the United Nations, was the Vice President and the Commander and Chief who oversaw the end of the Cold War and successfully led our troops through the Gulf War.  Following his time as President, he never stopped serving his country as he led numerous...