Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Releases

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer served as Master of Ceremonies for the National School Choice Week signature event on Capitol Hill.  As Chair of the Congressional School Choice Caucus, Congressman Messer is an advocate for education choice in all forms.

“Today was an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the need to create high quality educational opportunities for every child

Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON (January 23, 2015)—Last night, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) honored eight 6th District students who have been nominated to attend our nation’s service academies.  

“It was a pleasure to get to know these fine young people and their families,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “I’m amazed each year by the students in the 6th District who decide at a young age to dedicate their

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Luke Messer honored the millions of unborn children who have been denied their God-given right to life.  He gave the following speech on the floor of the House of Representatives to mark the 42nd Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.  You can watch the video by

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after the President’s annual State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress:

“Tonight, the President talked about coming together but put forth policies that divide us, like higher taxes, increased spending and more debt. 

“Washington does not need more money. Last year alone, the Federal government

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congress took an important step toward stopping the President’s unconstitutional executive amnesty order.  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

Jan 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON (January 12, 2015) —Congressman Luke Messer will speak at Heritage Action for America’s 2015 Conservative Policy Summit on his bill, the Enhancing Educational Opportunities for All Students Act.  The summit, Opportunity for All, Favoritism to None, will host Conservative leaders who are introducing innovative, principled, conservative legislation that creates opportunities

Jan 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Luke Messer voted to pass H.R. 30, the Save American Workers (SAW) Act.  This legislation, authored by Congressman Todd Young (IN-09), repeals the 30-hour definition of “full-time employment” under the President’s health care law and it restores the traditional 40-hour definition.

“It’s impossible to fix a bad law,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “Obamacare

Jan 7, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 26, The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) of 2015.

“Those who attacked us on 9/11 not only sought to kill innocent Americans but also destroy our economy and our way of life.  That’s why the bipartisan passage of TRIA was so important today.  This common-sense legislation not only provides

Jan 6, 2015 Press Release

Today, Congressman Luke Messer was sworn in for a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives and released the following statement:

“First, I want to thank my friends and neighbors in Indiana’s 6th Congressional District for giving me this opportunity to serve them in Congress.  It’s a privilege to represent them in Washington at this pivotal moment in our nation’s

Dec 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after President Obama announced his intentions to normalize relations with Cuba:

“We do not forget our own, and we are all relieved that Alan Gross will be reunited with his family after five long years of false imprisonment in Cuba.  Unfortunately, his release comes with a unilateral decision from the