Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release
Introduces the Enhancing Educational Opportunities for all Students Act

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer introduced sweeping legislation that will empower parents to choose the best school option for their child and invest more in their child’s education.

“For our students to compete in the 21st Century global economy, they need to have access to a high-quality education,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “Right now, that’s not a reality for too many

Sep 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks:

“Our world changed forever on this day thirteen years ago when human instruments of evil took from us thousands of innocent men and women who were going about their business like we all are today.  Our hearts will be forever broken

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON —Last night, Congressman Luke Messer voted to allow Hoosier farmers to do their jobs without costly and unnecessary government interference.  The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078), which Congressman Messer voted for, stops the redefinition of “navigable waters” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and preserves the existing

Sep 4, 2014 Press Release
Learns more about impact of Obamacare on Indiana schools and businesses

GREENFIELD, Ind.—Today, 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

Aug 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The 6th Congressional District Job Fair in Lawrenceburg was a big success last Thursday.  More than 200 job seekers came through Ivy Tech Community college and had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with over 65 employers from across the region. 

“Thanks to committed community partners and engaged regional employers we had a great job fair in Lawrenceburg last week.   I’m

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after the House passed legislation to address the crisis at the border:

“The President has made an absolute mess of our immigration system.  Tens of thousands of children have crossed the border under the assumption they can stay because the President continues to reward those who have broken our immigration laws

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the House voted to authorize  Speaker Boehner to take legal action against the President for his abuse of executive power specifically as it relates to the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (H. Res. 676):

“Nobody takes joy in this lawsuit.  But, if the President insists on ignoring the law,

Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congressman Luke Messer voted for the Veterans’ Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3230).  This bill reforms the Veterans Administration (VA) and provides better access to quality care for our nation’s veterans. 

“Taking care of our veterans shouldn’t be a partisan issue,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “After years of mismanagement at the VA, I’m glad

Jul 23, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON (July 23, 2014)—Congressman Luke Messer is gearing up for the second 6th Congressional District Job Fair of the summer.  The Job Fair will take place Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Ivy Tech Community College in Lawrenceburg.    

More than 75 employers have now signed-up to attend.  The Job Fair is open to the public from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. and will open one hour early, at 1 p.m

Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

The Batesville Bulldogs and the Greensburg Pirates are big rivals on the basketball court, but two competitive alumni are ready to play for the same team in Congress. 

This week, proud Pirate, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) welcomed the newest member of Congress, Curt Clawson, to Washington.  Congressman Clawson represents Florida’s 19th District but has Hoosier roots.  He was raised