Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) sent a video message to Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) urging him to allow for debate on the House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill. Without debate, funding for DHS will run out on February 27, 2015.
Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) along with 235 members of Congress voted for H.R. 240 the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015. H.R. 240 reverses the President’s immigration actions by preventing any funds or fees from being used to implement his executive amnesty. “We promised the American people we would fight the President’s unconstitutional executive order,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “We began that fight today. We all know our immigration system is broken. We need real solutions for fixing it. This is the first step in what will be a long but needed process to deter illegal immigration, increase border security and fix our broken work visa program.”
Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) speaks with Brooke Baldwin of CNN about the President's anticipated State of the Union Address January 20, 2015 and says the President's plan will hurt the very people he says he's trying to help.
Congressman Luke Messer discuss the President's executive amnesty order on Fox News' America's Newsroom with Bill Hemmer.
Read Congressman Messer's Column College Affordability: Let's listen together to Prime Minister Netanyahu
Members of Congress, school leaders and business owners came together in Greenfield, Indiana, to discuss the effects of the President's health care law on schools and businesses. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, on which Congressman Luke Messer serves, convened the hearing in an effort to learn directly from Hoosiers impacted by the Affordable Care Act.
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Throughout this process, I have worked to stop the President’s executive amnesty and ensure we fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With today’s vote, we can continue to do both. The President does not have the unilateral authority to circumvent Congress and grant amnesty to millions of ... See More
Parks and Recreation Fans: Tuesday’s final episode of “Parks and Recreation” was bittersweet for many Hoosiers who have followed the show and its characters through each of its seven seasons. Not only has the show provided us with countless laughs, but it has captured the Hoosier spirit and shown ... See More
Great turnout at yesterday’s mobile office in Lawrenceburg. Today, my staff will be at Madison City Hall from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to help in any way that we can. Make sure to stop by!
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to address a joint session of Congress next week. As you’ve probably heard, this is causing quite a bit of controversy in Washington. Some Democrats have even threatened to boycott his speech, which baffles me. We should all want to come toget
Make sure to stop by our “Mobile Office Hours” today at the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce in Lawrenceburg from 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. My staff will be on site to answer questions, provide Washington updates, and assist with Federal casework!