Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after the bipartisan passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015:

“This funding bill is not perfect. But, it’s a responsible way forward.  It keeps the government open and preserves our opportunity to fight the President’s executive amnesty next year when we’re on better footing to

Nov 28, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced it will extend nuclear negotions with Iran:

“With the Thanksgiving holiday and other major current events, many folks missed the news that the Obama Administration has extended nuclear negotiations with Iran into the middle of next year.  If not handled appropriately, this

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Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after Dr. Larry Bucshon and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks were appointed to serve on the Committee on Energy and Commerce: “Congratulations to my good friends and Indiana colleagues Congresswoman Brooks and Dr. Bucshon on their appointments to the Energy and Commerce Committee.  Their expertise and insights will be a great

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement in anticipation of President Obama’s announcement tonight that he will grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants currently living in the United States:

“As the President said a year ago, he is ‘not a king.’ He’s also not an ‘emperor.’ The American people won’t stand for it and neither will those of us who

Oct 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Luke Messer welcomed the President’s appointment of Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, to help lead the effort to combat Ebola.  He also called on Klain to show decisive leadership and act quickly to combat the spread of this deadly virus.

“We all know the old saying ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’” said Congressman Luke Messer. “There are steps

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement in support of H.J. Res. 124 which passed the House Wednesday afternoon 319 to 108.  The resolution extends Federal government funding through December 11, 2014, and includes an amendment to allow the President to take limited military action to train and equip some Syrian opposition groups to fight ISIL.

“I rise

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming that federal tax dollars are being used to pay for abortions under the President’s health care law.

GAO found—despite the President’s promise in 2009 that under his health care law “no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions”—more than 1,000 health insurance plans, supported by your tax

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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

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