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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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